Sohail Ahmed

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Sohail Ahmed
Born Akram Butt
Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan
Other names Azizi
Citizenship Pakistani
Occupation Actor, producer, director and writer
Known for Comedy
Television Hasb e Haal
Pride of Performance Award Recipient
Date 14-08-2010
Country Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Presented by Asif Ali Zardari

Sohail Ahmed (Urdu: سہیل احمد‎) (born Sohail Akram Butt), best known as Azizi (Urdu: عزیزی‎), is a Pakistani comedian and stage and TV actor. He is notable for comedy stage dramas based in Lahore.


He improvises dialogue during stage plays. He is an outspoken opponent of vulgarity and obscenity in stage dramas.[2] Sohail plays the character Azizi in the show Hasb-e-Haal on Dunya News, where he does humorous commentary on current affairs and other topics.[3]

Stage dramas[edit]

List of television shows[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sohail Ahmed gets Pride of Performance award
  2. ^ To dance or not to dance - Daily Times
  3. ^ Anne Geniets (February 2011). Trust in international news media in partially free media environments (PDF) (Report). Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. p. 67. Retrieved 22 February 2014.