The dramatic rise in the number of people who have shown their inclination and interest in TV, both in front of and behind the camera, goes on to show that this industry has shown a lot of promise and reason for any newcomer to feel welcome. Ateeq-ur-Rehman is one such new addition to the TV fraternity who has shown keen interest in the tasks behind the camera, whether they were related to drama direction or production.
In terms of direction, Ateeq showed his expertise in the drama serial 'Dil Dubai Sehra', which aired on ATV. The drama cast comprised leading actors such as Qavi Khan, Mehmood Aslam, Rashid Mahmood, Laila Zuberi and Nayyar Ejaz. The play got a lot of appreciation from the TV viewers and showed the potential Ateeq possesses as a TV drama director.
As a TV drama producer, Ateeq produced the drama serial 'Phir Tanha', which was shown on the newly aired private channel A Plus. The drama boasted of a stellar cast including film and TV actress Noor, Kashif Mehmood and Farooq Zameer.