Mustafa Afridi was a famous Pakistani screenwriter in the Urdu television industry. He has written a great amount of Pakistani dramas and novels. He was born in Sindh, Karachi. “Aseerzadi”, “Sang-e-Mar Mar”, and “Ehd-e-Wafa” are some of his hit drama serial which makes him most popular in the drama industry. He was fond of acting, but his teachers found his talent for writing and encourage him to go into writing.
He had completed his education from National Academy of Arts. After the completion of his education, he joined the drama industry as a writer.
Career as an Actor
He was seen in the drama serial “Aangan” which aired on Hum TV. In this hit drama serial, he played a role of “Azhar”.
Career as a writer
Television drama serials
In 2007, He wrote only one episode “Mukti” for “Partition Stories” that was aired on the screen of PTV Home. This was the first-ever project of his career in the drama industry.
In 2009, he wrote the great story of “Dil-e-Nadaan” which was aired on Geo Entertainment and got so much praise from the audience.
Chaand Pe Dastak
In 2010, he wrote a Ramadan special drama serial “Chaand Pe Dastak”. This drama was aired on Hum TV.
In 2011, he wrote his first-ever drama serial for ARY Digital, “Khabdaan-e-Dastak”.
Phir Chaand Pe Dastak
When Chaand Pe Dastak go viral, he decided to wrote another story as “Phir Chaand Pe Dastak”, a Ramadan special drama serial. This was also aired on Hum TV.
In 2013, “Aseerzadi” drama loved and go viral due to it wonder and different story. This strory was also written by Mustafa Afridi and aired on Hum TV.
In 2014, “Firaaq”, a Pakistani family drama serial was written by best screenwriter Mustafa Afridi which was aired on Hum TV.
In the time period of 2016-2017, he wrote a drama serial “Sang-e-Mar Mar” which was first titled as “Daasi”. This was aired on Hum TV with some of the best Pakistani stars.
Yeh Raha Dil
In 2017, this drama serial gained much popularity and love from audience. This was also aired on Hum TV and was written by Mustafa Afridi.
In 2017, he wrote a story of a mini drama serial “Mohabbat. Pk” which was aired on Hum TV.
In 2018, story of this short film was also written by Mustafa Afridi which was aired on the screen of Hum TV and gained much popularity.
In 2018-2019, Mustafa Afridi wrote the story of “Aangan” which was based on the Angan novel written by Khadija Mastoor. It was also aired on Hum TV.
In 2019-2020, top-rated and most loved drama serial “Ehd-e-Wafa” was written by Mustafa Afridi. He gained much popularity and appreciation after this drama story which was aired on Hum TV. The story of the drama serial was revolved around four friends Ahad Raza Mir, Osman Khalid Butt, Wahaj Ali, and Ahmed Ali Akbar.
In 2019, the super hit Pakistani featured film “Superstar” was also written by Mustafa Afridi. In this film, he only wrote dialogues.
Awards and Nominations
2nd Hum Style Awards
In 2012, he won the award of “Best Writer” for the drama serial “Aseerzadi”.
16th Lux Style Awards
In 2017, he won the award of “Best Writer” for the drama serial “Sang-e-Mar Mar”.
5th Hum Awards
In 2017, he again won the award of “Best Writer” for the drama serial “Sang-e-Mar Mar”.
In 2020, he was nominated as “Best Writer” for the drama serial “Aangan”, but couldn’t win the award.