Qayyum Shahzad has been one of the seasoned and well known actors who has appeared in a number of quality productions and is remembered for his remarkable performances. Among the earliest TV plays he has been a part of, 'Malangi' was perhaps the most popular. The drama serial was aired from Pakistan Television, bringing recognition to Qayyum as a fine actor.
After the introduction of private channels, he made a move towards private productions and appeared in both serious and comedy plays. His serious drama serials include 'Kapra' which aired on ATV, while primarily he performed in comedy plays and established himself as a good comedy actor.
His comedy dramas include a number of successful sitcoms such as 'Half Light' (ARY Digital), 'Butterflies' (Hum TV) and 'Reshmi' (Geo TV). Throughout his career, he has had the chance to appear alongside small screen stalwarts like Faisal Rehman, Seemi Raheel, Iffat Umer, Waseem Abbas and Qavi Khan. He has also worked with celebrated comedians like late Babboo Barral and Ismail Tara.