Born and raised in Birmingham, Haqi Ali started acting at a young age. A long career in stand up comedy followed on from an Edinburgh Fringe Festival performance and tour in 1993. Haqi is a prolific actor, writer, director and producer in film, comedy and theater. He featured in an award winning 'Get the Picture' (2004) a Rupert Wyatt film starring Brian Cox, and the 2010 Tudley James feature film 'Trackdown'. In 2014 Haqi completed his directorial debut film; 'Return'
Unique traits: Acting Show reel below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjvBpGwm3p8
The Orange Anarkali
Film (Short and Drama) Actor
Film (Short and Mystery) Actor Patient 52 finds himself trapped within one of the world's most notorious psychiatric hospitals. There is only one escape - answering a very bizarre and disturbing question.
Man Like Mobeen
Television (Comedy) Actor
Film (Action, Drama and Sport) Actor A former youth boxing champion, Jimmy McCabe (Johnny Harris), is a man in search of hope but looking in all the wrong places. When he hits rock bottom he turns to his childhood boxing club and the only family he has left: gym owner Bill corner man Eddie and promoter Joe. Back in training, years after anyone thought he was a contender, he risks his life, as he tries to stand tall and regain his place in the world. Written by Front Row Filmed Entertainment
Television (Documentary) Actor Award-winning BBC documentary strand reporting on social issues and current affairs stories from around the world.
Television (Comedy) Actor Sitcom following the trials and tribulations of self-appointed Muslim community leader Mr. Khan and his long suffering family. Khan is a larger-than-life character, a small man with big dreams and strident opinions. Like many of us he's struggling to make ends meet - but he's proud of his thriftiness - witness his 1979 suit and ancient yellow Mercedes. Things would be so much easier if everyone just listened to him and followed his lead, but his obsessively house-proud wife and two feisty daughters have other ideas.
Film (Short, Action, Drama and Thriller) Writer What starts of as a normal day in The Grange Academy soon ends in a hostage situation and bloodshed when a teacher plays a malicious game with his students. But the motives are never clear in a game with no rules, Written by Haqi Ali
TV Movie (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A family man finds himself lost within the underworld crime scene and does everything in his power to reach the top, without his family ever knowing.
Film (Short and Drama) Actor Tehzeeb's fate is sealed through an arranged marriage at the request of her father. As she struggles to adjust to life in England, the prospect of breaking free seems more tempting than ever.
Film (Drama, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actor A spooky tale with a ghostly twist, a gritty, raw low budget psychological drama; Cathy Reed has been institutionalized most of her life due to Schizophrenia. Believing her possessed, her parents arranged an exorcism. Decades later Cathy is living independently and trying to leave the past in the past...not so easy when reminders seem to be everywhere and all is not as it first appears. Written by Haqi Ali
Film (short) by Sonny Michael Chohan Films Nazir khan
Go With God
Film (short) by Arrondissement Films Sgt. Omar Ghasemin
Film by Stoned Pony Productions Sean Forge Writer/Director
by The Royal Shakespeare Company, Open Stages. Gloucester
Land Gold Women
Film (Drama) Actor Set in modern Birmingham, "Land Gold Women" revolves around a small British Asian family caught between their traditional past and the tumultuous, faction-driven present. Nazir Ali Khan, a soft-spoken, 45-year-old professor of History at a University in Birmingham, emigrated from India in the 1980's. He made Birmingham his home with his conservative wife Rizwana and their two children, Saira, 17 and Asif, 14. He indulges their interests in all things English and Western but now finds himself increasingly nostalgic about his roots. Saira, with a year to complete her graduation, is excited at the prospect of going to university to pursue her interest in Literature. She also hopes that this will give her more time to spend with David, her aspiring writer boyfriend. At this critical juncture in her life, Nazir finds himself feeling increasingly conflicted at the thought of his daughter going out into the big bad world. His fears are further strengthened by the arrival of his older brother... Written by Avantika Hari
Film (Action and Thriller) Actor Two brothers are separated as Danny Stone is kidnapped, dragged off by three men from his home in South Wales. For Vince Stone it's a race against time to find out who has him and why. Vince gets closer to finding his brother but gets into some intense situations on the way, with each scene getting more violent and menacing as time goes on. Written by Craig T. James
Get the Picture
Film (Short and War) Actor Two war correspondents are escorted to a recently bombed town. The apparent perpetrators are about to be executed in front of a baying mob of survivors. One journalist doubts the guilt of the adolescent prisoners; the other believes they are not there to take sides but to take pictures... Written by Rupert Wyatt