Armed with an MBA from the US of A, Junaid Sheikh is an Indian Actor who has made a mark in the South Indian film Industry better known as Tollywood. A Kashmiri by birth Junaid set his heart on acting at a very early age and that too prefers doing a villain’s role as he feels these roles are more stylish and sophisticated (just like his aura and personality). He has oft been referred to as “the bad man of Tollywood”.
Junaid is a very open minded, conscientious and available person. His positive attitude makes you feel very at ease with him when you choose to work with him. Junaid did an acting course from Barry Johns Acting Institute and has also done a lot of theater.
It’s known that villains are, undoubtedly, the bad guys who make the hero come out shining in the film. Junaid’s muscular physique and unsettling gaze, spells menace! His formidable physique adds many more layers to the villainous characters he has portrayed so far, making the roles very believable.
25th June 2010 - His first movie was “Pappu Mr Intelligent” ... a Telugu movie ... the lead actors were ... Krishna, Deepika Parmar, Subba Raju and him as the lead negative guy
This was followed by his second movie “Dhada”... an action Telugu movie ... the lead actors were Naga Chetanya, Kajal Agarwal, Rahul Dev, Kelly Dorgi and him in a negative role.
The Tamil film “Velayutham” (a huge block buster) ... with super stars Vijay, Genelia D’Souza, Hansika, Abhimanyu Singh was then his third film where Junaid played the role of a Taliban leader.
In 2012 Junaid starred in the Malayalam Film Directed by B. Unnikrishnan ...”I Love Me” where his performance in the role of a villain resulted in him being spotted by the famous director Joshiy who cast him as the main villain opposite Suresh Gopi and Jay Ram in his Malayalam film “ Salaam Kashmir”
He is also doing two big Malayalam projects opposite Mohan Lal.
The model within Junaid gives his a high when he is on the runway. He has walked as a showstopper for :
Designer Sharad Raghav and Sonya in 2011 at the Pune International Fashion Week.
The leading and famed Designer, Hari Anand, from Kochi at the KINGFISHER ULTRA KOCHI INTERNATIONAL FASHION WEEK in 2013
Designer Hari Anand once again at Magna Publishing Co’s CITADEL FASHION FIESTA 2014 Pune in the presence of Publishing giant Mr Nari Hira and Bollywood Actors Gulshan Grover, Divya Dutta, Rohit Roy and Aftab Shivdasani.
Latest movie Salaam Kashmir( Malyalam Movie) Movie clips,...released 13th feb 2014
Interview in one of the exclusive channel of south india KAPPA TV
Interview in Mathrubhumi channel
Write up in times of india kochi