Zakir Hussain is a popular Bollywood and television actor who is better known for his comic and negative roles. Born and brought up in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, Zakir realized his inclination was towards acting during his school days. Zakir Hussain began his career with the serials like Firdaus, Kitty Party and Gaatha, and this earned him recognition. Sriram Raghavan’s film EkHasinaThi was his first debut film as an actor. Zakir Hussain is the actor who has given several notable performances includes those of Rashid in Ramgopal Varma’s 2005 film Sarkar, and Shardul in Sriram Raghavan’s 2007 film Johnny Gaddaar.