|Born||1989 (age 29–30)|
Cheetham Hill, Manchester, England
|Medium||Television, film, radio, stand-up|
|Notable works and roles||Citizen Khan|
Abdullah Afzal (Urdu: عبداللہ افضل; born 1989) is an English actor and stand-up comedian.
Afzal is of Pakistani Punjabi descent from Cheetham Hill, Manchester, England. He has three older brothers, two older sisters and a younger half-brother. He attended Abraham Moss High School in North Manchester.
In 2007, Afzal had his first acting role as a young student in a short film called Raamis (originally called Extraordinary Rendition). Between 2008 and 2011, he starred as Asif in two seasons of BBC Three sitcom Lunch Monkeys. Since 2012, he has portrayed the character of Amjad Malik in BBC One's Citizen Khan.
|2017||Finding Fatimah||Jahid||Feature film|
|2008–2011||Lunch Monkeys||Asif Khan||13 episodes|
|2012–||Citizen Khan||Amjad Malik||27 episodes|
|2012||By a Young Officer: Churchill on the North West Frontier||Railway Clerk / Sikh Soldier||BBC Radio 4|
- "Lunch Monkeys: Abdullah Afzal". BBC. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- Ali, Umbreen (2 October 2013). "Citizen Khan: 'People call me Amjad in the street'". Lancashire: Lancashire Telegraph. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- Ali, Umbreen (2 October 2013). "Citizen Khan: 'People call me Amjad in the street'". Asian News. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- "Lunch Monkeys: Abdullah Afzal plays Asif Khan". BBC. 10 January 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- "BBC – Asian Network's Big Comedy Night – Performances – Abdullah Afzal". BBC Asian Network. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- "HaLOL: can the UK have a laugh about Islam?". New Statesman. 10 March 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- Rahim, Sameer (21 July 2011). "HaLOL Comedy Night, Comedy Store, review: 'challenging'". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- "By a Young Officer: Churchill on the North West Frontier". BBC Radio 4. 26 July 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- "Finding Fatimah official website". Retrieved 3 February 2017.
- Heward, Emily (11 December 2014). "Citizen Khan star Abdullah Afzal spills the beans on the long-awaited wedding episode". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
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