Alisher Uzoqov (sometimes spelled Alisher Uzakov in English) (Uzbek: Alisher Uzoqov, Алишер Узоқов; Russian: Алишер Узаков) (born August 25, 1984) is an Uzbek actor, film director, singer, and professional footballer. Uzoqov received widespread recognition and acclaim in Uzbekistan after starring in the 2009 Uzbek drama Mister hech kim (Mr. Nobody). Since then he has starred in many Uzbek comedy films. Uzoqov has also recorded a few songs.
Uzoqov has also tried his hand at directing. He has directed three films, namely, Mening akam boʻydoq! (Now Brother is a Bachelor!) (2011), Endi dadam boʻydoq? (Now My Father is a Bachelor?) (2012), and Kuzda gullagan daraxt (The Tree That Blossomed in the Fall) (2015). In 2013, the actor announced his plans to quit acting, but has appeared in several films since.
Since 2012, Uzoqov has played for Istiqlol Football Club which competes in the Uzbekistan First League. In 2016, he became vice president of the Andijan Province Football Federation.
Alisher Uzoqov was born on August 25, 1984, in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR. He is a grandson of the celebrated Uzbek folk singer Maʼmurjon Uzoqov. His father, Muhammadjon Uzoqov, is a singer and actor. His mother, Shohida Uzoqova, is also a movie actress and has appeared alongside Uzoqov in several films, most notably in Soʻnggi lahza (The Last Moment) (2009), Tundan tonggacha (From Dusk to Dawn) (2009), Mening akam boʻydoq! (My Brother is a Bachelor!) (2011), Uchrashuv (The Meeting) (2011), Soʻnggi qoʻngʻiroq (The Last Bell) (2012), and Tundan tonggacha davom etadi... (From Dusk to Dawn Continues...) (2012). Uzoqov is married and has a son (Firdavs 2012) and a daughter (Soliha 2014).