Hamza Ali Abbasi (Urdu/Punjabi: حمزہ علی عباسی) is a Pakistani theatre, film and television actor, model and director. He is known for his roles as Afzal in the drama serial Pyarey Afzal, and as Salahuddin in the drama serial Mann Mayal. Abbasi began his acting career in 2006 in the play Dally in the Dark, which was produced by Shah Shahrahbeel. He made his film debut in a short film, The Glorious Resolve (2010), directed by Bilal Lashari. In 2013, he appeared in two feature films, Main Hoon Shahid Afridi and Waar, for which he received the Best Star Debut Male and Best Supporting Actor awards at the 1st ARY Film Awards. He received praise for playing the parallel lead in the romantic comedy Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (2015).