Afzal Khan (actor)
1 September 1966
Havelian, Abbotabad, Pakistan
Afzal Khan (Urdu: افضل خان) better known as John Rambo (Urdu: جان ريمبو) is a Pakistani actor and comedian. He rose to fame by playing a janitor nicknamed John Rambo on PTV's famous comedy show Guest House (1991). He later assumed John Rambo as his unofficial screen name taken from the Sylvester Stallone's character John Rambo. People on the TV stage set, had nicknamed him 'John Rambo' due to his striking resemblance to the Hollywood actor.
Afzal Khan began his acting career from stage dramas in Islamabad. He acted in a few plays produced by PTV that were aired only in Islamabad and Peshawar. He has made the record of signing the most number of featured films in a single day (That is 26). He has appeared in more than 150 movies.
After his success as John Rambo, he began to get offers from movies. In 1992, he signed his first movie and became a mainstream Lollywood actor. However, his image of a comedy actor earned him mostly comedy characters. He tried to do some serious movies but wasn't as successful.
He currently appears as a judge on a TV talent show as well as on a dance show.
In 2011, he hosted a morning show on Apna Channel, a Pakistani television channel.
|1995||Munda Bigra Jaye|
|1996||Chor Machaye Shor|
|1998||Insaf Ho To Aisa|
|2005||Koi Tujh Sa Kahan|
|2011||Love Mein Ghum|
|2016||Saya e Khuda e Zuljalal|
|2018||The Donkey King|
|TBA||Pyar Ki FIR|
|1991||Guest House||PTV Home||Janitor/Jan Rambo|
|2014–15||Ye Chahtein Ye Ranjishein||PTV Home|
|2016||Khuda Aur Muhabbat||Geo TV||Ghafoora|
|2017–2018||Naagin||Geo Kahani||Golden Khan|
- http://www.tv.com.pk/celebrity/Afzal-Khan/75/biography, Profile of actor Afzal Khan on tv.com.pk website, Retrieved 16 Dec 2016
- http://tribune.com.pk/story/226934/afzal-khan-the-pakistani-rambo/, An interview with actor Afzal Khan on The Express Tribune newspaper, Published 8 Aug 2011, Retrieved 16 Dec 2016
- http://urduwire.com/people/Afzal-Khan-John-Rambo_322.aspx, Profile of Afzal Khan (actor) on urduwire.com website, Retrieved 16 Dec 2016
- Afzal Khan on IMDb
- http://www.citwf.com/person244587.htm, Filmography of Afzal Khan (actor) on Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website, Retrieved 16 Dec 2016
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