Iftikhar Thakur

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Iftikhar Thakur Biography

Iftikhar Thakur is a Pakistani comedian, stage actor and philanthropist. He did significant work in comedy stage dramas in Lahore. Iftikhar has acted in various telefilms and stage dramas in different languages ​​including Pothwari, Urdu and Punjabi. He started his artistic career in Islamabad with ZA Zulfi’s stage play and is still ruling the hearts of fans.

Iftikhar is one of Pakistan’s leading comedians and now has millions of fans around the world. With its excellent dialogue delivery, its unique body language sets it apart from other artists. It has a different style, and it doesn’t have the imprint of an actor. Thakur is one of the few artists in our country who has come up with the formula of ‘Greatness in hard work’ as his career started from a workshop of motor mechanics instead of acting.

It kept the artist inside alive. Since then, he has been successful on stage as well as in telefilms, TV dramas and movies. Today he is a successful man who has been in the show business for 26 years. In recognition of his artistic services, he was awarded the Pride of Performance by the Government of Pakistan.

Iftikhar Thakur Date of Birth

He was born on April 1, 1958 in Mian Channu Punjab under the name of Iftikhar Ahmed Sheikh. He is known as Iftikhar Thakur in showbiz and with this name he is shining the name of Pakistan all over the world.

Iftikhar Thakur Education

Thakur completed his Inter from Karachi and graduated from Islamabad. He also received a formal acting degree from the New York Film Academy and a general education degree from the United States.

Iftikhar Thakur Family

He has three sons and a daughter. The family atmosphere is religious. He is paying full attention to the secular education of the children as well as the religious education.

Showbiz career

  • In 1993, he hosted a function at Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi. Appropriately, he started his showbiz career as a stage actor in 2000 and before that he worked in a car workshop. In stage dramas, he is praised on stage for his quick response, funny gestures, faces and weird costumes. He also works as a director. “A Jhoot Bolda a” was a phrase that became his identity and people still remember him.

 

  • His popular TV dramas include Double Swari, and Lahori Gate. His role as Aftab in the famous telefilm Mickey Kheiro England is still remembered today. He has worked with many famous comedians including Amanat Chan, Sohail Ahmed, Babu Baral, Prince Ghaffar, Tariq Teddy, Anwar Ali, Naseem Vicky, Sakhawat Naz, Sajan Abbas, and Nawaz Anjum.

 

  • As a director, his first play, Roti Khol Deo, was the most popular play of the year. This Punjabi language stage drama broke the previous record and won the award for best drama of the year. He Works in Indian Punjabi Movies Like Chal mera Put, Pani ch Madani etc.

Popular Show

His performance in a popular political comedy show “Mazzaq Raat” is very popular among the viewers. They adopt different get-ups in this show and get compliments.

Philanthropy

He is involved in welfare activities and works for children with thalassemia and hemophilia. He dreams of building a charity hospital for patients with thalassemia and hemophilia.

TV SHOWS

  • Khabarnaak
  • Mazaq Raat

MOVIES

  • Payar Ke F.I.R
  • Saya E Khuda E Zul Jalal
  • Chal Meraa Putt 2
  • Jackpot
  • Kaaf Kanganaa
  • Majaajan
  • Ham Aik Hein
  • Chanaa Sache Muche
  • Gulaabo
  • Wotti Le Kay Jane Aey
  • Lafangaa
  • Dil Paraaye Dais Mein
  • Swal 700 Crore Dollar Kaa
  • Lahore Say Aagay
  • Ishq Positive

TV DRAMAS

  • Lahori Gate
  • Double Sawaari
  • Don Number One
  • Laggan
  • Salaa Bara Niraala
  • Nizam
  • Zero Zero Deddh Seven
  • Mazaq Raat
  • Sawaa Teen
  • Nawaab Ghar
  • Mastii Gate

TELEFILMS

  • Mikii Kharoo England
  • Mein Juliaan England

SOCIAL MEDIA

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