Hanif Sanket

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Hanif Sanket
Hanif Sanket.jpg
Sanket in 2018
A K M Hanif

(1958-10-23) 23 October 1958 (age 63)
Barishal, Bangladesh
OccupationTelevision host, writer, producer, singer, voice actor
Years active1990 – present
Known forIttyadi, Jodi Kichu Mone Na Koren
Spouse(s)Sanjida Hanif
AwardsEkushey Padak (2010)

Hanif Sanket (born 23 October 1958)[1] born as A.K.M. Hanif is a Bangladeshi television host, writer, producer, comedian, voice actor and singer.[2] He is best known as the creator and host of the television show Ittyadi. He is regarded as the most popular media personality in Bangladesh.[3]


Sanket first appeared in television on a show Jodi Kichhu Mone Na Koren in 1980s.[4] Later, he moved on to create his own TV show Ittyadi, which successfully pioneered televised comedy program in Bangladesh and went on to become the most popular TV show in the country.[5][6] He also produces drama during Eid seasons.[7][8]

Sanket also produced other shows - Jhalak, Kothar Kotha, Eid Annondo Mela, Prothom Alo Awards Program, Bangla Vision 6th Anniversary Programs.[9][10]



  1. ^ "ভিউ, লাইক, শেয়ার পাওয়ার জন্য একজন মানুষকে এরা মেরে ফেলবে?". Prothomalo (in Bengali). Retrieved 2022-05-25.
  2. ^ "Hanif Sanket writes two books for Ekushey Book Fair". The Daily Star. 2017-02-19. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  3. ^ Shazu, Shah Alam (27 July 2013). "The man behind Ittyadi". The Daily Star. Dhaka. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  4. ^ Shazu, Shah Alam (22 May 2012). "Hanif Sanket on entertainment for social change". The Daily Star. Dhaka. Retrieved 20 April 2013.
  5. ^ "Hanif Sanket meets Kailash Satyarthi". The Daily Star. 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  6. ^ "Hanif Sanket: A vision for progress". The Daily Star. 2009-06-25. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  7. ^ "Jenny in Hanif Sangket's play for first time". The New Nation. 31 July 2013. Archived from the original on 7 April 2015 – via Priyo.
  8. ^ "Hanif Sanket drama festival on ATN Bangla". The Daily Star. 2009-06-19. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  9. ^ "Hanif Sanket makes - Shondehe Mondaho". The Daily Star. 2016-09-10. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  10. ^ "Uro Binodon Bichitra Award 2003". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  11. ^ "Language martyrs honoured". banglanews24.com. 21 February 2010. Retrieved 9 November 2010.
  12. ^ "Hanif Sanket receives Poribesh Podok". Kaler Kantho. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
  13. ^ "Meril-Prothom Alo awards for 2005 given". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2017-10-29.