Hamza Ali Abbasi Quits Acting, Says Will Still Make Films

Hamza Ali Abbasi Quits Acting, Says Will Still Make Films

Hamza Ali Abbas says that he has quit acting but might continue making films and shows

Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi has always been making headlines for his strong stances over many issues - be it political, social or religious. Hamza Ali Abbasi recently tied the knot with fellow former actor Naimal Khawar Khan in August. Their wedding garnered many eyeballs. Hamza's recent venture, Alif - that stars Sajal Aly in lead role - has been faring well with the audience. However, seems like it will be like his last project.

Hamza Ali Abbasi and Naimal Khawar on their reception

Hamza Ali Abbasi and Naimal Khawar on their reception

Hamza Ali Abbasi, last month, took to Twitter and shared that next month he will be sharing some news with his fans and followers. Taking to the micro-blogging website, the actor wrote, "A journey of more than a decade comes to an end. I have a very important announcement to make at the end of this month. Will hope my voice reaches many. Will be off social media till the end of October."

As most had already guessed, Hamza shared the news that he has decided to bid farewell to his acting career for good. In a 23-minute-long video, the Waar star shared that he has decided to leave entertainment industry to follow the path of Almighty.

"I had this divine revelation some time back, that all that I am doing in this world will end the moment I die," he shared in the video. "All these trophies, all these accolades will not bring me any good on the day of judgment when I meet my Maker. I have decided that I want to leave everything that might be a hurdle when it comes to making my matters easier on the day of Judgment."

He further added how, contrary to some rumors, he is not joining electoral politics any time soon. "I think in politics, you have to lie a lot to defend your party and your peers. It isn't something I resonate with. I don't wish to lie or do something I don't believe in, so entering politics is not on the cards right now."

Hamza Ali Abbasi

Hamza Ali Abbasi

Hamza added that what he really wants to do now is talk about religion and hopes to inspire others as well with his journey. My perspective of life has been changed since I realized that I have to meet my God. With this realization, what I decided to do is that I now wish to talk to people. I wish to spread the message."

Hamza added that he will now only be making videos to share his knowledge about religion. He will be talking about this in various interviews. He shared that he will be leaving the entertainment industry indefinitely. He thanked his fans for the undying support and love over the years. He also added that he will be making shows and films, even if he won't act in it.

Hamza Ali Abbasi shared he will keep on making videos to spread the message of Almighty

Hamza Ali Abbasi shared he will keep on making videos as well to spread the message of Almighty

The actor claimed that his productions will not have any vulgar content, nor will it be obscene. Hamza vows to use this medium for spreading the message he believes in. He said his productions will show Pakistan, its culture and Islam in the right light. Hamza also added that he will be quite active on YouTube, on which he will keep on making videos on topics he thinks should be addressed.

Masala! has reached out to the actor for a comment. 

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By Rida Lodhi
Feminist, loves to keep a pulse of all things entertainment, Can converse in Brooklyn Nine-Nine Lingo, Pakistani music aficionado and a complete foodie. Tweets at RidaLodhi6