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Federal Board of Revenue
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Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
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Ashir Azeem (Urdu: عاشر عظیم) is a Pakistani-Canadian film and television director, actor and writer who rose to fame through television series Dhuwan in 1994.
Ashir Azeem was born in Quetta where he attended early schooling. He has done aeronautical engineering from Pakistan Air Force and has received degree of BBA from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. In 1988, Ashir joined Central Superior Services of Pakistan. While working in there, he wrote a story about the Pakistan Armed Forces. Later one of is colleagues advised him to create a television serial on his story. The serial titled Dhuwan based on his story was aired on Pakistan Television Corporation (now PTV Home) in 1994. He appeared in the serial as the lead actor and gained public recognition. Dhuwan became popular all over the country and received positive response. Ashir then moved to Canada. In 2015, he announced his debut film Maalik which he wrote in 1993. The film was directed written and co-produced by Ashir and was released on 8 April 2016. Ashir will also act in Hassan Rana's upcoming film Yalghaar.
In addition to his media work, Ashir Azeem is a Pakistani civil servant. In 2015, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) ordered that Ashir be investigated for "corrupt practices and misuse of authority in awarding a contract for computerisation of the FBR department to a foreign company." In 2016, the Federal Board of Revenue disciplined Ashir for "inefficiency, misconduct and corruption."
He is married with two children and is a dual Pakistani-Canadian citizen. He is a Roman Catholic Christian.
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