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Art Malik is a Actor British born on 13 november 1952 at Bahawalpur (Pakistan)

Art Malik

Art Malik
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Birth name Athar ul-Haque Malik
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 13 november 1952 (66 years) at Bahawalpur (Pakistan)

Art Malik (born Athar ul-Haque Malik, 13 November 1952) is a Pakistani-born British actor who achieved international fame in the 1980s through his starring and subsidiary roles in assorted British and Merchant-Ivory television serials and films. He is especially remembered as the doomed Hari Kumar in The Jewel in the Crown at the outset of his career.

Biography

By Malik's own account, the sudden success he enjoyed in 1984 resulted in excessive drinking and womanising: "I was surrounded by people who admired me and I took all of that home with me," he said when interviewed in 2003; "I paid lots of attention to my ego, and not enough to my spirit. It was totally unhealthy, like an illness." The result was a strain on his marriage, leading to his wife walking out on him less than ten years later. He also ran up high bills on his credit card, and by 1993 he owed £55,000 to the bank and £32,000 to the Inland Revenue, and was on the verge of being declared bankrupt when he landed the lucrative part of a terrorist in James Cameron's True Lies.

Malik took a major role in fundraising for relief work for victims of the Gujarat earthquake in 2001, and also appeared on the DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal advertisement in 2010. He lives with his wife Gina Rowe, a fellow student at the Guildhall, and whom he married in 1980. They have two daughters, Jessica and Keira. Although from a Muslim background, and having insisted that his character on Holby City should be a Muslim, Malik describes himself as "not a practising Muslim. I'm probably an apostate, and liable for any right-minded Muslim fundamentalist to put me on a list of people to stamp out."

Best films

True Lies (1994)
(Actor)
The Living Daylights (1987)
(Actor)
City of Joy (1992)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Art Malik (31 films)

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Actor

The Infiltrator, 2h7
Directed by Brad Furman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Historical, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, Benjamin Bratt, Yul Vazquez, John Leguizamo, Elena Anaya
Roles Akbar Bilgrami
Rating69% 3.4969153.4969153.4969153.4969153.496915
During the 1980s, DEA agent Robert Mazur uses his undercover alias "Bob Musella" to become a pivotal player for drug lords cleaning their dirty cash. Later, he infiltrates the world's largest cartels and helps discover the money-laundering organization of drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Diana
Diana (2013)
, 1h48
Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews, Juliet Stevenson, Charles Edwards, Douglas Hodge, Laurence Belcher
Roles Samunder
Rating55% 2.7504052.7504052.7504052.7504052.750405
The film narrates the last two years of the princess' life, beginning with events when Diana (Naomi Watts) divorces Charles, Prince of Wales. She falls in love with Pakistani Heart Surgeon, Dr. Hasnat Khan (Naveen Andrews). The film depicts her historic tours of Angola, in her campaign against the use of land mines. Trips to causes in Australia, Pakistan, New York, Bosnia, Italy and ultimately Paris, France are also shown, with recreations of the fashions she wore in real life. Her desire for a life with Khan ends due to his wish for a private life and objections to her celebrity. The film depicts her dating of Egyptian Dodi Fayed as an attempt to make Khan jealous, but it ends with the car crash that killed Diana, Fayed and Fayed's driver at Pont Alma Tunnel, in Paris, France - however there is no reconstruction of the crash scene.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, 3h9
Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Biography, Action, Historical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Athletics films, Musical films, Bollywood
Actors Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Rebecca Breeds, Dalip Tahil, Meesha Shafi, Dev Gill
Roles Sampooran Singh
Rating81% 4.099124.099124.099124.099124.09912
The film starts in the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, where a coach says "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag!" The story is taken back to the memories of the childhood days of a young boy which haunted him, resulting in him dropping to fourth. Partition of India in 1947 caused chaos which resulted in mass religious violence in Punjab in British India, killing the parents of Milkha Singh (Farhan Akhtar). He reaches Delhi and later meets his sister there. Living in impoverished refugee camps, Milkha soon makes friends and survives by stealing along with his friends. He falls in love with Biro (Sonam Kapoor), but she asks him to live a life of honesty.
John Carter, 2h13
Directed by Andrew Stanton
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films about magic and magicians, Mars in film, Films based on science fiction novels, Films about extraterrestrial life, Martiens, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Taylor Kitsch, Viola Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Thomas Haden Church, Ciarán Hinds
Roles Zodangan General
Rating65% 3.296623.296623.296623.296623.29662
After the sudden death of John Carter (Taylor Kitsch), a former American Civil War Confederate Army captain, Carter's nephew, Edgar Rice Burroughs (Daryl Sabara), attends the funeral. Per Carter's instructions, the body is put in a tomb that can be unlocked only from the inside. His attorney hands Burroughs Carter's journal, which Burroughs reads in the hope of finding clues to Carter's cause of death.
Everywhere and Nowhere, 1h36
Directed by Menhaj Huda
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Action
Actors James Floyd, Adam Deacon, Shivani Ghai, Alyy Khan, Elyes Gabel, Katia Winter
Roles Uncle Mirza
Rating54% 2.715852.715852.715852.715852.71585
Young and educated, Ash leads a privileged life but finds himself between two cultures: hedonistic, multi-cultural London with his friends and a traditional Pakistani family upbringing in the middle class suburbs. Tormented by the idea of entering the family business, Ash rebels and he finds identity through blending classic Bollywood soundtracks with contemporary electronic music.
The Wolfman, 1h43
Directed by Joe Johnston
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Benicio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving, Géraldine Chaplin, Elizabeth Croft
Roles Singh
Rating57% 2.899552.899552.899552.899552.89955
In 1891, Ben Talbot is confronted by a fierce creature in the Blackmoor woods. He tries to escape, but is killed by the beast.
Three Act Tragedy, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Crime
Actors David Suchet, Martin Shaw, David Yelland, Kimberley Nixon, Art Malik, Anastasia Hille
Roles Sir Bartholomew Strange
Rating77% 3.8877953.8877953.8877953.8877953.887795
Lors d'un diner chez l'acteur Cartwright auquel participe Poirot, le révérend Babbington meurt apparemment de cause naturelle. Mais lorsqu'un mois plus tard, en présence des mêmes invités, un autre convive meurt de la même manière, Poirot n'a plus de doute sur le fait que ce sont des meurtres. Lui et Cartwright vont aider la police à faire toute la lumière sur cette affaire...
Sex and the City 2, 2h25
Directed by Michael Patrick King
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance, Sex comedy
Themes Feminist films, La mode, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Political films, Buddy films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Penélope Cruz, Chris Noth
Roles Sheikh Khaled
Rating44% 2.208022.208022.208022.208022.20802
The film begins with Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda meeting up with each other which turns into a flashback to how Carrie arrived in New York City in 1986, then met Charlotte one year later, Miranda in 1989. She also met Samantha, when she was bartender at a bar but she doesn't tell a year.
Dean Spanley, 1h40
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about religion
Actors Jeremy Northam, Peter O'Toole, Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Judy Parfitt, Dudley Sutton
Roles Swami Nala Prash
Rating71% 3.5980953.5980953.5980953.5980953.598095
The screenplay is an adaptation of fantasy author Lord Dunsany's My Talks with Dean Spanley, a 14-chapter novella published in 1936. It is set in Edwardian England.
Franklyn
Franklyn (2008)
, 1h38
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy
Themes Films set in the future
Actors Ryan Phillippe, Eva Green, Sam Riley, Bernard Hill, James Faulkner, Susannah York
Roles Tarrant
Rating61% 3.0995553.0995553.0995553.0995553.099555
Entre un Londres contemporain et « Meanwhile City », l'étouffante métropole d'un monde futuriste dominé par la foi et la religion, quatre personnages vont voir leurs destins se mêler à cause d'une balle. Jonathan Preest est un justicier masqué de «Meanwhile City», dont il arpente les rues à la recherche de son pire ennemi. Emilia, belle étudiante, est obsédée par ses projets artistiques suicidaires, de plus en plus complexes et mortels. Milo, trentenaire inconsolable, tente vainement de retrouver son premier amour, et Esser, homme brisé, erre dans les bas-fonds de Londres, où il espère retrouver son fils, vivant parmi les sans-abri...
Nina's Heavenly Delights, 1h34
Directed by Pratibha Parmar
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Shelley Conn, Laura Fraser, Art Malik, Veena Sood, Atta Yaqub, Raji James
Roles Raj Khanna
Rating63% 3.152273.152273.152273.152273.15227
When young Glaswegian cook Nina Shah (Shelley Conn) returns home for her father's funeral after three estranged years in London, England, she begins a romantic relationship with Lisa (Laura Fraser), an old childhood friend who now owns half the late father's Indian restaurant, The New Taj. Together they seek to save the restaurant by winning the national "Best in the West Curry Competition" for a third time. Nina's mother Suman (Veena Sood) and brother Kary (Atta Yaqub), however, want to sell the place to fellow restaurateur Raj (Art Malik), whose chef son Sanjay (Raji James) had been left at the altar by Nina. Lending the young women moral support is Nina's flamboyant gay friend Bobbi (Ronny Jhutti), and Nina's younger sister Priya (Zoe Henretty).
Fakers
Fakers (2004)
, 1h29
Directed by Richard Janes
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Matthew Rhys, Kate Ashfield, Tom Chambers, Tony Haygarth, Art Malik, Jonathan Cecil
Rating58% 2.905392.905392.905392.905392.90539
In this crime caper set in the eccentric London art world, Nick Edwards (Rhys) owes £50,000 to the super-smooth, yet brutal, crime lord Foster Wright (Malik) and has four days to find the cash.
Tempo
Tempo (2003)
, 1h23
Genres Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Heist films
Actors Melanie Griffith, Rachael Leigh Cook, Hugh Dancy, Art Malik, Malcolm McDowell, David La Haye
Roles George Maldonado
Rating47% 2.362462.362462.362462.362462.36246
Une jeune Américaine se rend à Paris pour travailler dans une bijouterie. Dans le magasin, elle fait la rencontre de deux employés, une femme et un homme, qui projettent secrètement de cambrioler la bijouterie. La jeune fille va non seulement constituer un obstacle à la réalisation de ce casse mais également à leur liaison amoureuse.
In the Beginning, 3h9
Directed by Kevin Connor
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Martin Landau, Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Campbell, Eddie Cibrian, Diana Rigg, Fred Weller
Roles Rameses II
Rating66% 3.3278153.3278153.3278153.3278153.327815
In the Beginning is the story about the travels and travails of the tribe of Abraham (Martin Landau). Set around the year 2000 B.C., the narrative opens with "Genesis 12," wherein the LORD has told Abraham and company to leave their country to a land of milk and honey to be named later. In order to keep up the morale of his followers while on the road, Abraham gives a sermon that sums up God's creation of the universe. By illustrating this sermon with stock footage and special-effects shots, the producers attempt to make a connection between sermons of old and popular entertainments of today. From there, the twists and turns of the Old Testament are treated like a soap opera. Family dramas take center stage, whether it's God testing Abraham by telling him to kill his son in sacrifice, Joseph gaining power in Egypt after being sold to slave traders by his brothers, or one of the many other stories of brothers fighting (Cain and Abel, Isaac and Ishmael, etc.). Many events are visualized such as the plagues and the parting of the Red Sea, to name but two.
Cleopatra (miniseries), 2h57
Directed by Franc Roddam
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Leonor Varela, Timothy Dalton, Billy Zane, Rupert Graves, Sean Pertwee, John Bowe
Roles Olympos
Rating67% 3.354653.354653.354653.354653.35465
The film begins in Alexandria with Cleopatra VII, Egypt's rightful Queen, in exile, while her sister Arsinoe and brother, Ptolemy have stolen the throne. Roman general Julius Caesar comes to collect Egypt's tax debt. After conversing with a courtesan, Cleopatra smuggles herself into the palace wrapped in a carpet; a gift from her to Caesar. He accepts the gift and the young queen is revealed to Caesar. The two spend the night together, and the next morning, Cleopatra and Ptolemy are betrothed to marry by Caesar. Shortly after the siblings are wed, Cleopatra is proclaimed Queen of Egypt, forcing Ptolemy to join forces with Arsinoe and drive their sister out of Alexandria.