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‘The Family Man’ fame Sharib Hashmi’s best shows and films to watch

From the role of a slum dweller in Slumdog Millionaire to being a spy in The Family Man alongside Manoj Bajpai, Sharib Hashmi has come a long way. Started his career from Danny Boyle’s Oscar-winning directorial in 2008, Hashmi has been mostly seen as a supporting character in films and series. Even being a supporting cast he left his mark in the heart of the audience because of his versatile performances till now. 

By Sunidhi Prajapat | OTTplay
Apr 12, 2021
 
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Sharib Hashmi

Hashmi’s father ZA Johar was a noted film journalist. Due to his father’s profession, Hashmi has closely known and admired the glitz of films and celebrity parties. This made him starry-eyed and pushed him to dream of becoming an actor. 

Initially, due to not getting substantial roles, the Slumdog Millionaire actor gave up on his dream and went to become a television writer. Later, he found his breakthrough in the role of Zain, an immigrant worker in London in the movie Jab Tak hai Jaan.

After his role in Yash Chopra’s final directorial, Hashmi started getting offers as some of the important supporting characters as well as the leads in films and series. Recently, from roles like JK (a spy) in The Family Man season 1, and Sharad Bellary (an employee of State Bank of India) in The Scam 1992, Hashmi made a lot of headlines. And he will be back soon alongside Bajpai in The Family Man season 2.

We are here with a list of The Family Man actor’s films and shows that you shouldn't miss watching…

Darbaan

Darbaan in 2020 drama film based on the 1891 short story by Rabindranath Tagore. It’s a heart-warming tale of love and redemption. Sharib Hashmi shines in this story of the faithful bond between a caretaker and his master. Hashmi is working alongside some fine co-actors like Rasika Duggal and Sharad Kelkar. 

Stream Darbaan on Zee5.

Asur

A modern psychological thriller merged with the old folk tales. A boy of the highest intellect delves deep into the stories and myths of the Indian mythological demons. It is an immensely well-shot series and has quite engrossing visuals. Hashmi is playing the character of a police officer, Lolark Dubey and brilliantly supporting Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti in the show.

Asur can be watched on Voot.

Filmistaan

Hashmi plays the role of an assistant director Sunny who aspires to become a superstar. He started working on an American project on a remote location and mistakenly gets kidnapped by terrorists and then the real comedy starts.

It’s a delightful film with great imagination and intelligence. One will completely fell in love with this comedy-drama. 

Filmistaan is available for viewing on YouTube.

Phullu

The story revolves around an uneducated man named Phullu, a character played by Hashmi. He comes to know about the problems that women go through during menstruation. He sets out to create awareness as well as helps out the women of his village which turns out as a bad repercussion on his personal life.

The story of this film is inspired by true events that resemble Akshay Kumar’s hit film Padman.

Phullu can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video.

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is adapted from journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu's 1992 book The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away. The crime drama web series directed by Hansal Mehta is based on a 1992 Indian stock market scam committed by many stockbrokers including Harshad Mehta. 

Hashmi is playing the role of Sharad Bellary, an employee of State Bank Of India, who exposes the scam of Harshad Mehta (Pratik Gandhi) that shook the nation. 

Scam 1992 created quite a buzz soon after its release on the OTT platform and broke the IMDb records of shows Breaking Bad, Chernobyl, and GOT in terms of rating.

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is available for viewing on SonyLIV.

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