Pakistani actor Humayun Saeed will play Dr. Hasnat Khan, one of Diana Princessher partners after the divorce with Prince Charles of Wales, in the upcoming fifth season of the Netflix series Crown, according to a report from Diversity.
Diana’s Book of Former Butler Paul Burrell Diana: The Royal Truth noted the importance of her relationship with Khan. He claimed Diana asked him “if it was possible to arrange a private marriage” between her and the Anglo-Pakistani heart surgeon, recalling the princess saying “this is your soulmate, here was the man she loved more than anyone else.”
Dr Khan said in a 2004 statement to police in London that he had a relationship with Princess Diana from 1995-1997, and the pair moved on after Diana met film producer Dodi Fayed. In the same statement, later as part of the 2008 inquest into Princess Diana’s death, Khan said that he and Diana had discussed living together for life. The couple, he said, saw a move to Pakistan as their only solution to escape the British press, adding that Diana put the matter up for sale to Jemima Goldsmith, who was then married to the Pakistani cricketer and Incumbent Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The same year when Dr. Khan and Diana split, she and Dodi Fayed died in a car crash in Paris.
Humayun Saeed’s film and television career in Pakistan has been very successful: he won the ARY Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (2015) and is also known for romantic comedies Punjab Nahi Jaungi (2017) co-produced by him. Princess Diana will be played by Elizabeth Debicki in season 5 of Crown, and Kite Runner star Khalid Abdalla is expected to join the cast as Dodi Fayed.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/humayun-saeed-pakistani-star-set-to-play-princess-dianas-partner-dr-hasnat-khan-in-the-crown?source=articles&via=rss Humayun Saeed, Pakistani star, set to play Princess Diana’s partner Dr Hasnat Khan in Crown