It is not easy to be a well-known and successful actor in Hollywood. It actually takes dedication and hard work to mark your name and fame after passing through all struggles and hurdles. And if you don’t have that passion for yourself to become an actor, one cannot sustain in the industry.
Shazad Latif is a British actor, who underwent all the hurdles and made his name in the film industry. He is an actor famous for his work in Spooks, his debut television show.
Latif’s further contributions in television and movie industry are the series of Toast of London and Penny Dreadful in 2016. Apart from this, he was also seen in some of the episodes of the famous television series, Black Mirror and Mad Fat Diary in 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Interestingly, he was also the part of the movies Profile and The Commuter in 2018.
Shazad Latif Single, Married Or Gay?
It would be astonishing if the good looking and talented man as Shazad does not have someone special yet. Even though the actor has not yet rocked the industry, he has somewhat marked his position in the acting realm. Shazad has a massive number of fans especially the females, who are very keen to know about his love life. So is he married or has a girlfriend? Let’s find out!
Well, for all the female followers, it would come out to be a delight as Shazad is still a bachelor. No news about his current dating affairs has yet been discovered in the story. Despite being active in social media, he has not yet disclosed about the one who has taken his heart. So, he is probably single.
Star Trek actor Shazad Latif (right) with his on-screen partner on 15 January 2018 (Photo Credit: Shazad Latif’s Instagram)
As Shazad has not yet revealed about his relationship, rumors have it that he is a gay. However, with his impressive acting with his onscreen girlfriends, it is hard to question his sexuality.
Moreover, what sashes the gay speculations is the fact that he once had a girlfriend. Back around in 2007, he was on a vacation in Spain with his girlfriend; just at the time when he got an audition scene for Slumdog Millionaire.
So, his past affair also supports that Shazad is nowhere near being gay.
Shazad Latif Biography
Shazad Latif was born in 1988 in London. He celebrates his birthday every 8 of July, and currently ages 30.
No detailed information about his family and parents has surfaced out except the fact that his father was Javid Iqbal. His dad was a black cab driver before he lost his life. Moreover, his mother is a cleaner.
Shazad belongs to the British nationality while holding Pakistani, English and Scottish descent. Thus, he belongs to Asian-English ethnicity.
For, education, the London native graduated from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He participated in different stage plays like King Lear and School for scandals. He has a well-maintained physique that looks perfect in his impressively tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 m).
Fun Facts On Shazad Latif
Get acquainted with the wiki facts that you may not know, but must know about the handsome hunk, Shazad!
1. A technophobe
Shahzad came to the light after his first lead role in the British television series, Spooks. In the show, he portrays the role of Tariq Masood, a techno-whiz, who joins MI5 from Google.
But, in real-life, Shazad has admitted being a technophobe, a person who dislikes or avoids new technologies.
2. Could have been Jamal in the Slumdog Millionaire
Well, Danny Boyle's perfect creation, Slumdog Millionaire amassed a lot of credits and awards including an Oscar in 2009. The movie also regarded as a sleeper hit, was indeed a hit.
But, what's the relation of the movie with Shazad?
Well, Shahzad was one of the two final choices for the lead role; other was Dev Patel. He narrowly missed out on the lead role that was played by Dev later.
3. Shazad Latif In Star Trek: Discovery
Since 2017, Shazad portrays one of the lead, Lieutenant Ash Tyler in the American television series Star Trek: Discovery. The CBS All Access's show has geared up the actor in the prominent success.
But, despite being famous for his stints on the show, many still don't know that Shazad has portrayed two characters for the series. Well, he was the one behind the character, Klingon Voq. In fact, he played his characters at the same time. But, to prevent the auditions from knowing the truth, he credited the role of Voq in the name of his late father, Javid and honored him.