Rauf Lala

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Rauf Lala
Born Abdul Rauf Lala
1970 (age 43–44)
Larkana, Pakistan
Occupation Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Anchor, Writer, Director
Years active 1985–present

Rauf Lala (Urdu: رؤف لالہ) (born 1970 in Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan) is a popular Pakistani comedian,[1] actor, writer, and producer. He has been working for over three decades in Pakistani media, And is well known for his comedic talent and stage work. Lala also have been working in India and has won The Great Indian Laughter Challenge - Season 2.

Career[edit]

Stage play[edit]

He started his career in 1985 as a comedian in One day Theater in Karachi along with his teacher Razak Rajo. His first commercial show was Susral Bara Janjaal in 1985 with Umer Sharif Javed Sheikh and others. He has worked with Umer Sharif and Moin Akhtar on many stage shows such as Bhudda Ghar Per Hai, and Bakra Qistoon Pay in 1989 which still is a popular and well-known Pakistani stage show internationally. Lala came on several comedy reality shows and gained popularity on television[2] as well as movies[3] in India.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Place
1983 Manila K Jaanbaz Supporting Role Lollywood
1990 Hum Toh Chale Susraal Guy From America Lollywood
1993 Duniya Dil Walo Ki Saud's Friend Lollywood
2009 Runway Tulip Joshi's Friend Bollywood
2010 Bhavnao Ko Samjho[5][6] Film Director Bollywood

Television[edit]

Lala has worked in various serials, commercials, television films[7] and shows for almost three decades including:

In 2006, he was invited in an Indian reality show by channel Star One, to participate with other fellow Pakistani's and Indian actors. His special episode was when Bipasha Basu was there in the final episode of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge - Season 2 which he won and where he was awarded the title "Comedy Ka Shahenshah". He is the first Pakistani to win that major Indian contest.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC NEWS - South Asia - Pakistani comic's Indian joy". News.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Comedy Ka King Kaun". Photogallery.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mahurat Party: 'Bhavanao..'". Photogallery.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  4. ^ ", Video - Firstpost". Firstpost.com. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mahurat Party: 'Bhavanao..'". Photogallery.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Bhavnao Ko Samjho (2010)". IMDb. 15 January 2010. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Watch STAR TV Shows, Awards and Movie Promos Online - STAR Player". Indya.com. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 

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