Qais was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, lived all over the world and is currently residing in Brussels, Belgium. He is a film and stage actor, who has worked on numerous international productions, often working together with American director & actor Alex Murphy.
Qais’ technique relies heavily on Meisner, mixed with influences from Stanislavski Method acting. Furthermore, because of his traveling, he is fluent in Farsi, English (US), Pashto, Hindi, French & Urdu.
Next to acting, he is also a screenwriter and producer, and has created numerous of short films during recent years. Nur (2016) was well-appreciated, awarding him with several film festival prices, including the Audience Award at Eindhovens Film Festival. Early next year, he will be starring as the main character in his upcoming project, which he wrote and is producing as well.