Salman Shahid (Urdu: سلمان شاہد Sindhi: سلمان شاهد) is a Pakistani film, theatre, television and voice actor. He has worked in Lollywood, Bollywood as well as in theatre and television. He had already made his mark as an actor on Pakistani television(PTV) with the TV programme ‘Such Gup’ (1975) as well as started a career in directing plays for the stage during his student days at Government College University, Lahore. The actor, for many years, has given Pakistan great comedy shows. Among his comic roles, the famous ones are from the TV shows Taal Matol (1975), Teen Bata Teen and Ho Bahoo. He successfully completed his film studies at the prestigious Moscow Film School. Salman, on his return to Pakistan, did pioneering work to help establish various drama groups and a drama school. His series Ababeel (PTV), Lahore) and Seerhian (PTV, Karachi) were memorable. He also did several noteworthy Individual Plays as well as direct episodes for the successful TV comedy series ‘Family Front’ which was also aired on PTV in 1997. He wrote, directed and acted in the serial ‘Bano Ko Pehchano’ (GEO TV) for which he received Nominations in all departments of his endeavour at the 2006 Lux Style Awards. More recently, Salman has acted in films in India. He played the principal protagonist in ‘Kabul Express’ and a major support in ‘Ishqiya’. Both films have run the international festival circuit.