Sohail Ahmed

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Sohail Ahmed
Born
Sohail Ahmed

(1963-05-01) 1 May 1963 (age 57)
Other namesAzizi
CitizenshipPakistani
OccupationActor, producer, director and writer
Known forComedy Satire
TelevisionHasb e Haal comedy show 2009 - Present
Pride of Performance Award Recipient
Date23 March 2011[1]
CountryIslamic Republic of Pakistan
Presented byAsif Ali Zardari, President of Pakistan

Sohail Ahmed (born 1 May 1963[2]), best known as Azizi (Urdu: عزیزی‎), is a Pakistani comedian and stage and TV actor. He is notable for comedy stage and TV dramas based in Lahore.[3] He also appears in a popular Dunya TV show Hasb-e-Haal. His character Azizi was developed by Aftab Iqbal when he started Hasb e Haal on Dunya News.[4]

Career[edit]

He improvises dialogue during stage plays[citation needed]. In January 2009, Sohail started playing the character Azizi in the show Hasb-e-Haal on Dunya News, where he does humorous commentary on current affairs and other topics.[5] Most of the TV shows that he has acted in have been on Pakistan Television Corporation.[3] Sohail Ahmed prefers to use unplanned dialogue during comedy shows.[6]

Stage dramas[edit]

  • Shartiya Mithay[7]
  • Kaali Chaadar
  • Feeqa In America
  • Kotha
  • Ek Tera Sanam Khana
  • Roti Khol Deo
  • Bara maza aye ga
  • Double Sawari
  • Topi Drama
  • Ashiqo Gham Na Karo
  • Luddi Hai Jamalou
  • Kuch Na Kaho
  • Suway Lal
  • Deewanay Mastanay
  • Sawa Sair
  • Saheli Mere Shohar Ki
  • Le Ja Sakhiya
  • Shabash Begum
  • Khirki Ke Peechay
  • Soney Ki Chirya
  • Haye Oye
  • Kangley Parauhne
  • Raja Ab To Aaja
  • Haasay Wandi De
  • Aik Jhoot aur Sahi
  • Wonderful
  • Sohni Lagdi
  • Ketchup
  • Rawangi Baraat
  • Dum Dama Dum
  • Love Spot
  • Baba Cable
  • Hazar Janaab
  • Mouqa Milay kadi kadi
  • Taj Mahal
  • High Speed
  • No Tension
  • Begum Mujhe Eidi Do
  • Paon Ka Zewar
  • Wailay Masroof
  • Kaun Jeeta Kaun Haara
  • Pholay Badshah
  • Baba Bori
  • Munday Nu Samjhao
  • Anokhi Dulhan
  • Garam Garam
  • Nokar Sahib
  • Reshman Jawan Ho Gayi
  • Dil Da Boowa
  • Check Post
  • Hot Pot
  • Chabian
  • Yeh Baat Aur Hai
  • Miss Peeno
  • Anjanay Log
  • De Ja Sakhya

List of television Dramas[edit]

  • Fishar (PTV) 1990
  • Reza Reza (PTV) 1990
  • Sussar In Law (PTV) 2005
  • Kajal Ghar (PTV) 1998 as 'CH Riasat Ali'
  • Juda (ATV) 2008
  • Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi (HUM TV) 2013[citation needed]
  • Shab Daig (PTV) As 'Mister shah'
  • Kharidar (ATV) 2006
  • Shaam (ATV) 2010
  • Andleeb (PTV)
  • Malangi (PTV) 2006
  • Home Sweet Home (PTV) 1990s
  • Mashwara Muft Hai (PTV) 2000
  • Din (PTV) 1990 as 'Ch Badar Ud Din'
  • Eindhan (PTV) 1995

List of television shows[edit]

Films[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sohail Ahmed's 2011 Pride of Performance Award on The Express Tribune newspaper, Published 22 March 2011, Retrieved 26 September 2017
  2. ^ Pamment, Claire (24 May 2017). Comic Performance in Pakistan: The Bhānd (illustrated ed.). Springer, 2017. p. 207. ISBN 978-1137566317. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Profile of TV comedian Sohail Ahmed on tv.com.pk website, Retrieved 26 September 2017
  4. ^ "Aftab Iqbal Nay AZIZI Ka Character Kaisay Develope Kiya - video dailymotion". Dailymotion. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Profile of Sohail Ahmed on urduwire.com website, Retrieved 26 September 2017
  7. ^ Profile of TV Comedian Sohail Ahmed on pak101.com website, Retrieved 26 September 2017
  8. ^ Sohail Ahmed's Sitara-i-Imtiaz Award listed on The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 14 August 2012, Retrieved 26 September 2017