He studied information sciences at the University of New South Wales in Australia.
Following in his siblings' footsteps, he made his acting debut in the serial Udaari.
His father, Mushtaq Hussain, was a major general in the army and his mother was a housewife.
His brother-in-law is singer Farhan Saeed. Saeed and his sister, Urwa, married in December 2016.