Anwar Fatehan is an Indian stage, film and television actor. He was born on February 26, 1960. In the 1990s, he acted in the drama serial, Shanti – Ek Aurat Ki Kahani on Dd National and Mahesh Bhatt’s Swabhimaan. Anwar is also part of the fantasy series, Old Chandrakanta in 1994. He played as Durjay on Star Plus’
Jai Maa Durga and as Chandrasen in "
Mahima Shani Dev Ki". He acted as Shakuni in Sanjay Khan’s epic mega serial, "
Mahabharat" in the year 2001. He became popular after he bagged a role in Sunil Agnihotri’s "Alibaba Aur 40 Chor" in 2004.
Before this, he was starred in the 2002 television series,
Maharathi Karna, which was aired on Doordarshan channel. In 2006, Anwar acted in the anthology series, Ssshhhh… Koi Hai. Recently, he has done an episodic on Zee TV’s
Fear Files. He also played as the antagonist on Sahara One’s “Aastha… Atoot Vishwas Ki Kahani” and Zee TV’s Lajwanti. In 2002, he received the Best Shakuni Forever on Zee Television, and he became popular as the Shakuni Mama of the Indian television.
In 2011, he became part of the horror series,
Kaala Saaya, which was aired on Sahara One channel and Pal Do Pal Ka Sath on Me Home TV. Anwar was seen as Changez Khan in the fantasy series,
Kahani Chandrakanta Ki. He is also part of the historical drama series,
Jhansi Ki Rani and played the role of Sutradhar. Anwar later acted as Charan Singh in the political documentary series, Pradhanmantri in 2013.
In 2014, he played as the main antagonist on DD National’s
Dard Ka Rishta. In the same year, he was roped in to play an important role in the historical comedy television series, Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal on BIG Magic channel.