Hamza Ali Abbasi Quits Acting, Will Make Religious Films & Dramas


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Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi has announced that he’s quitting the biz. Yes, this is really happening.  He is now a religious activist.

While the Jawani Phir Nahi Ani actor usually makes headlines over his political opinions, this time around its for personal reasons. Fans suspected this would happen based on the actor’s post on social media teasing a big announcement in November.

“I had this divine revelation some time back, that all that I am doing in this world will end the moment I die.”


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Hamza Ali Abbasi makes his exit

In a 23-minute-long video, the Waar star announced that he has decided to leave the entertainment industry to follow the path of God. He also shared that now he’ll be making films and dramas, just not acting in them.

Hamza shared how he had a divine revelation that he needs to work for a better afterlife.

“All these trophies, all these accolades will not bring me any good on the day of judgment when I meet my Maker. I have decided that I want to leave everything that might be a hurdle when it comes to making my matters easier on the day of Judgment.”

Hamza Ali Abbasi said he really wants to do now is talk about religion and hopes to inspire others as well with his journey.

“My perspective of life has been changed since I realized that I have to meet my God. With this realization, what I decided to do is that I now wish to talk to people. I wish to spread the message.”

Did we see this coming?

Last month in October, Hamza Ali Abbasi took to Twitter and teased that there will be a big announcement next month.

Most already had an inkling he was bidding adieu to the biz.


Hamza Ali Abbasi Is Taking a Break From Social Media

Hamza Ali Abasi is currently on-screen as part of the Alif cast. He plays the male lead Qalb-e-Momin opposite Sajal Aly. The screen adaptation of the Umera Ahmed novel with the same title is all the rage nowadays. The drama serial seems like Hamza Ali Abbasi’s last project.

The actor will be active on YouTube. He said he will use his platform to spread the message he believes in. He also mentions that his productions will show Pakistan, its culture and Islam in the right light.

He admitted that the school of thought he will be presenting might be too polarizing for some people.



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