Fahad Salahuddin (Urdu: فھد مصطفیٰ, Sindhi:فهد مصطفٰی, born 26 June 1983), better known as Fahad Mustafa, is a Pakistani film and television actor, producer and host known for hosting the game show Jeeto Pakistan, which airs on ARY Digital.
Mustafa married Sana Fahad in 2005. The couple have a daughter born in 2011 and a son born in 2016.
Mustafa was born to Sindhi actor Salahuddin Tunio, into a Sindhi family, on 26 June 1983. He has two brothers and one sister.
He studied to be a pharmacist, but left before completing his degree.
Mustafa was first noticed in Sheeshay Ka Mahal. In 2008, he ventured into television production. His other notable television serials include: Yeh Zindagi Hai,Haal-e-Dil, Bahu Rani, Ae Dasht-e-Junoon, Masuri, Aashti, Pul Siraat, Mastana Mahi, Main Abdul Qadir Hoon and Koi Nahi Apna. He is the current host of the well-known game show Jeeto Pakistan since 2014.
He hosted the 1st Hum Awards ceremonies in 2013 in Karachi, and the 2nd ARY Film Awards in 2016 in Dubai. In 2017, he hosted the launching ceremony for the Karachi Kings, a Pakistan Super League team franchise. He then also hosted the opening ceremony of 2017 Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
He made his film debut in 2014 in director Nabeel Qureshi’s Na Maloom Afraad. It was declared a box office hit. In 2016, he starred in Anjum Shahzad’s Mah e Mir and Qureshi’s Actor in Law. Actor in Law did very well at the box office winning Film of the Year Award in the 16th Lux Style Awards, where Mustafa also won Best Actor Award for his role in the film. He then had a voice role in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s animated film 3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam.
In 2017, he starred in Na Maloom Afraad 2, the sequel of 2014’s NMA. In 2018, he starred in Nadeem Baig’s Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 and Qureshi’s Load Wedding; both of which released on same day, 22 August 2018.
He will also be producing three films; the first Anjum Shehzad’s Band Toh Ab Bajay Ga, which will be written by Yasir Hussain; the second one will be written by Ali Imran under ARY Films banner; and a third one for which no details have been announced yet.