Spotlight: SID AKBAR ALI


SID AKBAR ALI by Kim Hardy
Photo: Kim Hardy
2nd Floor, 52 Port Street, Manchester, M1 2EQ
Phone: 0161-228 0236 / 020-7734 7887
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:6'2" (187cm)
Weight:13st. 1lb. (83kg)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Appearance:Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Facial Hair:Full Set
Voice Character:Enthusiastic
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Can be seen as the lead role Tariq, in BIFF Nominated best feature film Polterheist

Film Television Stage Commercial Corporate Further Credits
2018, Film, Tariq, Polterheist, Tadah Media, Dave Gilbank
2016, Film, Rashid, 1191, University of South Wales, Joe Chipchase
2015, Film, Juan, Distance, Ross Birks
2015, Film, Terry and Joe, Tall Stories, The Northern Film School, John Dower
2014, Film, Captain Davis, NPC's, University of Bradford, DANIEL BRIERLY
2014, Film, Dad, Of The Right Passage, Sheffield Hallam University, Thomas Johnston
2013, Film, Charlie, 1000th Subscriber, Idle Films, Matt Ford
2012, Film, Chris, Dial Tone, Idle Films, Rob Savage
2012, Film, Zack, Employment Video, Foster Community College, Justin Epps
2012, Film, Alex, Elan Vital, National Youth Film Academy 2012, Jordan Barret
2012, Film, Mason, Housemate, Northern School of Film, David Stejskal
2012, Film, Sid, Speed Date, Elisiumfilm (Northern Film School), Peter Baumann
2011, Film, Olly, Darkest Days, Strike em Studios, Dave Harris
2011, Film, Match Fixer, 30 Minutes with Sanjay, Sheffield Hallem University, Qamar Qurban
2011, Film, Francis Noir, Deadly Spectrum, Pull Focus Films, Danny Duffy
2011, Film, Ajmal, Seven Miles From Bradford, DSA Productions, Nick Ahad
2014, Feature Film, Spectator, Slapper and Me, Green Screen Productions, Betsan Morris Evans
2013, Feature Film, Chris, Strings, Vertigo Films, Rob Savage
2015, Television, Robbie, Banana, Red Production Company, E4, Al Mackey
2014, Television, The Offender, Gang Leader, Crimewatch, Harrogate Aggravated Burglary, BBC, Rhys Roberts
2013, Television, Supporting Actor, Bollywood Carmen Live, BBC, Indra Bhose
2020, Stage, Arnold, Mr Simon Said, Test of Time Entertainment Ltd, Steven Kunis
2019, Stage, Anwar, How To Be Lucky, An Invisible Man Theatre, Stephen Burke
2017, Stage, Performer, Nikha, Tribe Arts, Leah Francis
2015, Stage, You Are Here, Riptide, Alexander Palmer
2014, Stage, Kohinoor, Tribe Arts, Iain Bloomfield
2013, Stage, Shahryar, Peacocks, Theatre in the Mill, Shizia Ashraf
2013, Stage, Sikander, The Garden, Refat Yasmeen
2013, Stage, Bever, The Narnia Experience - Leeds, Lynsey Jones
2013, Stage, Janade, True Colours, Carriage Works, Adam Hughes
2012, Stage, Kasim, Muslamic Love Story, Theatre in the Mill, Nick Ahad
2011, Stage, Performer, Guns Don't Kill People Rabbits Do, Multiple Minds, Sarah Ayache
2009, Stage, Zak, All Our Daughters, New Vic Boarderlines, Susan Moffat
2004, Stage, Fagin, Oliver, Tong Theatre Comapny, Anne Rielly
2004, Stage, Father, Wheels of Fortune, Twisting Yarn Theatre Company, Heidi Thornton
2019, Commercial, Presenter, Branston Pickle, Another Film Company
2019, Commercial, The Morning Multitasker, Nescabbies, Missing Link Films, Alicia McDonald
2019, Commercial, Waiter, Ladbrokes, Mallinson Televsion Productions, Damien O'Donnell
2017, Commercial, Police Men, MetroTile, Band Films, Tom Martin
2015, Commercial, Martin, Sainsbury's Commercial, MJZ Productions, Steve Ayson
2015, Commercial, Dad, The Law Society, DTW Agency, Laura Hepburn
2012, Commercial, Boyfriend, Coco Cola Commercial Competition, Hysteria Productions, David Stejskal
2020, Corporate, Dr Ali, Wrights Dental, Juice Learning, Morgan Wilson
2020, Corporate, Romesh Sethi, Cvil Service Videos, Sightline, Keith Thomas
2020, Corporate, Dr Gilbert, Breast Cancer Film, Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Olivia Smith
2018, Corporate, Patient, CSA examinations, Interact
2018, Corporate, Toby, NHS GP Role Play, Blackstone Tutors
2017, Corporate, Krish, Refresh Animations, Future Now Creative Digital Media, Douglas Ray
2016, Corporate, Deepan, Civil Service Goverment Department Video, Sightline, Mary Gallacher
2016, Corporate, Tariq, Civil Service Goverment Department Video, Sightline, Mary Gallacher
2016, Corporate, Syrian Merchant, Jorvik Promotional Film, Ay-pe Ltd, Anna Caban
2012, Corporate, Aiden, 7 Strands of Equality, Pops, Sorayah Anderson
2012, Corporate, Zack, Employment Video, Fosters Community College, Justin Epps
Further Credits
2020, Audio, Newsreporter, Untiled Film, Robinwood Studios, Janet Knudsen
2020, Workshop, Script Breakdown For Film & TV/ Acting, Dee Cannon
2019, Radio, Raf/Mo, Whose Baby?, BBC, Julia Ford
2018, Internet, Groom, Pins Wedding Dash, Taylor Herring
2017, Site Specific, Maze Master, The Crystal Maze, Little Lion Entertainment, Dean Rodgers
2015, Documentary, Artist, Get Creative, BBC, John Holdsworth
2015, Internet, Traffic Warden, The P.I Shop, YSA, Tony Lucas
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Kumar, Sunil, Deli 1984, Freedom Studios, Tom Wright
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Jamie, Angus, Adam, Kumer, Sohail, Demetrio, Street Voices 5, Freedom Studios, Creative Producer
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Sohail, When George Came To Stay, Freedom Studios, Evie Manning
2015, Voice Over, Tarique, NHS, Creative Connection, Alice Russel
2013, Radio, Asif, Halal Surprise, Refat Yasmeen
2013, Street Theatre, The Hostage, 2.8 Hours Later, Slingshot Productions, Simon Evans
2013, Street Theatre, Jonathan, 2.8 hours later (Leeds), Slingshot Productions, Simon Evans
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Barber, Red Laal, Theatre in the Mill, Ian Bloomfield
2011, Music Video, Bereaved Man, Heartless, Staffordshire University, Hanna Gardiner
2011, Radio, Javaad, Citizens Adivce, Bradford Comunity Broadcast (bcb 106.6fm), Alexander Graham
2010, Music Video, Boyfriend, Club of Rome, Surface Rush, Ben King


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Indian, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Punjabi
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, After Dinner Speaker, Comedy, Commentating, Corporate Roleplay, Live Roleplay, Murder Mystery Events, Physical Theatre, Role Play, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing, Cycling, Kick Boxing, Weight Training
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Film/Video Editor (experienced)


Yorkshire School of Acting

National Youth Film Academy, Easter Course

Act up North Studio 81 Leeds, Acting for Film and TV

2:1 in BA (Hons) Contemporary Theatre and Performance

DNA Performance Resource TV Acting Training