Ayub Khoso is a talented Pakistani television and film actor who hails from Balochistan. He was born to a Pakhtoon mother and a Baloch father. Ayub Khoso calls him self a proud Baloch and wants to do a lot for his regional stars. He has been part of the industry for four decades. He has performed in numerous hit television projects including Zanjeer, Dasht, Shantul, Sukhaan, Sumbul, Nakhuda, Mitti, Sassi, Sadori, Sham Se Pehle and Wapsi Ke Baad. He has performed in the hit Pakistani film Khuda Ke Liye. He is currently shooting a play Takht Hazari for PTV.
Recently, he appeared in the podcast with Nadir Ali where he talked about working in Khuda Ke Liye.
Talking about the payment of Naseeruddin Shah, Ayub Khoso revealed that he had no idea about Naseeruddin Shah but he had to borrow money to buy tickets to home from Khuda Kay Liye sets. He said, “I can’t say anything about Naseeruddin Shah’s fee or payment. I only know that I had to borrow money to buy the ticket to go home to see my ailing mother. I borrowed the money from friends to buy a ticket from Lahore to Rohri and from Rohri I went to my village to see my mother”. He changed the topic sooner after that.
When Nadir Ali asked again about his statement, he further said that it was enough of an information that he went to his house from train. Talking about Naseeruddin Shah, he said that Shah Sahab brought his makeup artist from India and they fulfilled all his demands. Ayub Khoso further added, “In Pakistani media industry, we see a lot of injustices and if you keep your terms and condition in front of them, they don’t like it and feel bad about you”. He further said that many times the checks also get bounced. Have a look at the video link:
Have a look at the iconic scene of ace actor Ayub Khoso from the film Khuda Kay Liye:
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