Anjum Ayaz is a name that has been associated with performing arts for several decades. He started his career as a theater actor after becoming a member of the 'Young Player Theater Group' for amateur artists. After the introduction of television in Pakistan, Anjum headed towards Pakistan Television (PTV) and carved a niche for himself among the audiences.
One of his most popular plays was 'Merat-ul-Uroos', which was based on the Urdu classic novel of Deputy Nazir Ahmed by the same name. He was later approached by renowned dramatist and drama director Ali Ahmed who cast in a number of plays like 'Bara Sahib' and 'Qissa Sotay Jagtey Ka'.
During the 1970s, Anjum headed towards Karachi and created his own theater group by the name of 'Creative Workshop'. As part of the endeavors that were carried out under the group, he adapted several short stories of renowned Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto. At present, he teaches theatrical skills and arts to the student of National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA).