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Name Dino Shafeek
Role Char Wallah Mohammed
Date Of Birth 1929
Place Of Birth Dacca , East Bengal , British India
Date of Death March 10th , 1984
Place Of Death London , England


Dino Shafeek (also known as Dino Shaffer) (1929 - March 10, 1984) was a Bangladeshi actor.
He attended Guildhall school of Music and Drama, and in Dacca University in Bangladesh where he completed his Bachelor of Arts.
He was probably best known for the part of 'Char Wallah Muhammed' in the BBC sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum, though he also appeared as a regular in the sitcom Mind Your Language as Ali.
His first role was 'Akbar' in The Long Duel in 1967.
He also appeared in Special Branch.
His last role was 'Satvinder' in High Road to China in 1983.


Actor Credits

  • High Road to China (1983) (as Dino Shaffer) .... Satvinda
  • Into the Labyrinth .... Suleiman (1 episode, 1981)
  • It Ain't Half Hot Mum .... Char Wallah Muhammed (56 episodes, 1974-1981)
  • Minder .... Mini Cab Driver (1 episode, 1980)
  • Mind Your Language .... Ali Nadim (29 episodes, 1977-1979)
  • Hazell .... Raiji (1 episode, 1979)
  • Carry on Emmannuelle (1978) .... Immigration Officer
  • The Fuzz .... 1st Pakistani (1 episode, 1977)
  • Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers (1977) .... Indian watchman
  • Centre Play .... Demonstrator (1 episode, 1976)
  • And Mother Makes Five .... Gypsy (1 episode, 1974)
  • Young Winston (1972) .... Sikh Soldier
  • The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes .... Ali (1 episode, 1971)
  • The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder .... 2nd Priest (1 episode, 1971)
  • Special Branch .... Majid (1 episode, 1969)
  • The Troubleshooters .... Abdhul (1 episode, 1969)
  • The Jazz Age .... Abas (1 episode, 1968)
  • The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968) .... Indian servant
  • Softly Softly .... Anwar (2 episodes, 1967)
  • The Long Duel (1967) .... Akbar
  • Perry & Croft: The Sitcoms (1995) (TV) .... Char Wallah Muhammed