Omar attained his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in the year 2013 with a specialization in Art Education from Jamia Millia Islamia. From there he went on to pursue his Master’s degree in Visual Effects and Animation from AJK, Mass Communication Research Centre, JMI which he completed in 2015.
He started his career at NDTV as a Graphic Designer where he spent a good amount of almost 3 years, being responsible for all the LIVE ON-AIR graphics along with a few other weekly special shows. Omar has worked on the daily PRIMETIME show, and shows like ‘International Agenda’, ‘NewsPoint’, ‘Muqabla’, ‘Hum Log’, ‘Cell Guru’ and ‘Doctor’s on call’ along with the regular news bulletins.
Along with that, having a fine-art background Omar has also been a part of a group painting exhibition at Pyearelal Bhavan, New Delhi called ‘The Colours of Life’ in 2014.
He joined MANUU in January 2019 as a Producer. He has produced several educational video lessons for the Instructional Media Centre. His directorial debut "STEPHEN HAWKING" produced as a part of the highly successful MANUU Knowledge Series on YouTube has fetched him National level recognition as it was screened at the National Science Film Festival in Mohali 2019 held by Vigyan Prasar, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
The movie was again shortlisted for screening at the Global Cinema Festival hosted by the Film Federation of India (an apex body of Film in India). The event was held in August, 2019 in Siliguri, West Bengal.
Omar's keen interest in graphics and visualising, which not only facilitates his productions but has made him play a pivitol role in the development of this website.