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Gulzar Hussain

Gulzar Hussain

Gulzar Hussain is a celebrity chef from Pakistan born on August 5, 1964.

Before Gulzar found his true vocation in the culinary arts, he used to be an actor of film and television.

1998, he left for Japan to train with oriental chefs.

He graduated from the Tokyo University and served for three years at the Ginza Tokyo Hotel.

His specialities include the oriental and the continental.

The actor-turned-chef has long been associated with a number of private television networks in Pakistan after 2005.

He hosts a live show on the country’s premier cooking channel, the Masala TV.

Gulzar features simple yet delightful recipes which are easy to make.

The theme varies from the local to international cuisine and is based on viewer requests received through e-mails, letters and live calls.

Gulzar Hussain
Born(1964-08-05)August 5, 1964Karachi, Pakistan
Other namesChef Gulzar
OccupationTV Chef


Gulzar is a ‘self-styled’ chef famous for his rich costumes, dramatic get-ups and signature moves.

His cooking show, “Live@9 with Chef Gulzar” always opens with him performing a dance routine.

Gulzar has said: “Dancing helps boost my mood and sets the right pace for the show.

Some of my viewers might not like it but then again, that’s my style of doing things.”

The Masala TV has brought out a best-selling cook book based on Gulzar’s show broadcast live Monday through Friday. [1]

Personal life

Born and raised in Karachi, Gulzar is married to a professional chef from Thailand, Rubina Gulzar, and lives in Karachi with his wife and daughter.

The Chef Gulzar Show is on Masala TV at 9:00 PM local time, which is why it is additionally known as Live@9. He has been televised for several years. [2]


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