Osman Khalid Butt, who started his showbiz career with theatre and vlogging, is now one of the leading names of the television industry. He gained fame through his drama ‘Aik Nayee Cinderella.’ Osman Khalid Butt made his film debut in ‘Zibahkhana’ in 2007 and since then there is no looking back. While his films ‘Zibahkhana’ and ‘Slackistan’ were different from the regular cinema, Osman Khalid Butt has also worked in some popular mainstream films like ‘Janan’, ‘Balu Mahi’, ‘Parchi’, ‘Lal Kabootar’ and not to forget Meera starrer ‘Baaji.’ Osman Khalid Butt’s upcoming film is Mahira Khan starrer ‘Superstar.’
Osman Khalid Butt is never shy to voice his opinion against misogyny
What sets Osman Khalid Butt apart from his peers is not just his dazzling looks and sharp wit but his ability to stand up for any cause he believes in. He makes sure that he does not fail to voice his opinion whenever there is a need for it. Be it Mohsin Abbas Haider allegedly abusing his wife Fatema Sohail or Firdous Jamal calling Mahira Khan a bad actress and past her ‘shelf life’ as a Pakistani heroine, Osman Khalid Butt has always taken a stand and sided with the women. He is one of those celebrities who understand the power of their influence within the masses.
After watching Fatema Sohail's press conference: Is domestic violence really not criminalized/clearly defined in our constitution? Don't we have a Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act and PPVWA?— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) July 23, 2019
If we as members of the film & television fraternity can't keep our chauvinism in check, if we keep reinforcing regressive & sexist stereotypes, how do we expect the public to treat our industry - and specifically the women in it - with respect?— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) July 27, 2019
Osman Khalid Butt posts a scene from his drama ‘Surkh Chandni’ on Instagram
Osman Khalid Butt recently posted a scene from his drama ‘Surkh Chandni’ on his official Instagram account. ‘Surkh Chandni’ is based on the story of an acid victim which is a major issue in developing countries. He is starring opposite Sohai Ali Abro in this play. In this video titled ‘Every girl deserves a husband like him’, Osman Khalid Butt playing the role of Amaan can be seen strongly defending his wife in front of his family.
According to Osman Khalid Butt, ‘This sequence is what sold me on Amaan's character when I was reading the script for #SurkhChandni. ‘
Social media users and Osman Khalid Butt’s fans couldn’t help to love their favorite actor even more for this video.
'We stan a woke king '
'Obaeeeee, I wonder how lucky your wife will be to have a partner like you!! I love Amaan and I see you in Amaan. Amaan and you are so much alike.'
'This whole drama is beautiful. The way it tackles such a relevant issue. Your acting and everyone else's acting is just beautiful is this drama and like just thank you for giving this character life.'
'I don't knw the whole story but concept of protective husband is just woww. kudos to all men around like it lol '
Osman Khalid Butt also thanked his fans for loving and appreciating his work in the drama ‘Surkh Chandni’. According to Osman Khalid Butt, the love of his fans countered the exaggerated criticism on his work.
In the midst of all the madness, would like to take a moment and thank everyone who's sent such wonderful messages of support, and countered exaggerated criticism with praise for my work, especially in Surkh Chandni.— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) July 27, 2019
Your love is not lost on me.
It gives me strength.
Osman Khalid Butt is all praises for film star Meera
Osman Khalid Butt was also applauded for his performance in the film ‘Baaji’. It is interesting because in his vlogging days Osman Khalid Butt had once posted a video where he was mimicking film star Meera for her English speaking films. According to Osman Khalid Butt, he has always been a fan of the legendary film star. After working with Meera, Osman Khalid Butt was all praise for her. According to him. Meera is an unstoppable force of nature. He strongly applauded her performance in the climax of the film ‘Baaji’ calling it beyond anything ever seen in Pakistani Cinema.
Needless to say, the one and only OKB is very much loved by his fans and for good reason!