Star of Little Mosque on the Prairie Zaib Shaikh has a bright future

The Toronto Star – January 6, 2012

When Little Mosque on the Prairie starts its sixth (and final) season this week on the CBC (Canadian Broadcast Corporation), it will close the most important chapter to date in the rapidly rising career of its leading man, Zaib Shaikh.

The 37-year-old Pakistani-Canadian actor, director and producer has spoken at Harvard University, is starring in the forthcoming adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children and is busy with his own production company, Governor Films. He’s also attracted a certain amount of gossip for his marriage to CBC’s Head of English Language Services, Kirstine Stewart.

CBC Journalist Chronicles His Hajj Experience

The Star – November 8, 2010

Canadian Broadcast Corporation journalist Muhammad Lila is chronicling his trip on this website to the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. The website includes daily updates, and dialogues with Canadians at the heart of Mecca’s modern transformation.