In the year 1998, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) produced a drama serial by the name of 'Alpha Bravo Charlie', which aired on Pakistan Television (PTV). The play was written and directed by the veteran TV and film director Shoaib Mansoor and depicted the lives of three junior army officers by the name of Faraz, Kashif and Gul Sher.
Among these three, the role of Kashif was played by Capt. Abdullah Mehmood who was a serving officer in the army at the time. The drama reached an unprecedented height of popularity and registered Abdullah as a fine actor as well as a serving army officer at the time. Abdullah's character was shown to travel to Siachen and he filmed in the harsh cold weather of the Siachen glacier.
Getting his start and fame from the much appreciated drama serial, Abdullah was then made a part of the reality travel series 'Gulls and Guys', also directed by Shoaib Mansoor. The travel series saw Abdullah along with five other celebrity participants travelling to different parts of the world and guiding the TV viewers along with them.