Iftikhar Thakur

Iftikhar Thakur

Iftikhar Thakur

Iftikhar Thakur is a Pakistani humorist, stage actor and, humanitarian. He has done remarkable work in comedy stage plays located in Lahore. He has shown his acting skills in several telefilms, and stage plays in different languages, including Pothwari, Urdu, and Punjabi. “Maikey Khairu England Series” was a successful telefilm that was well received by the Pothwari and Kashmiri communities. He started his artistic career with a stage play by ZA Zulfi in Islamabad and is still ruling the hearts of fans. This article has all the information about Thakur, including Iftikhar Thakur Biography.

Name:Iftikhar Thakur
Local Language Name :افتخار ٹھاکر
Famous As:Comedian
Residence:Mian Channu Khanewal
Profession:Humorist, Stage Actor and, Humanitarian
Famous Show:Mazak Raat
Date:1st April 1958
Place:Mian Channu
Children:3 Son and 1 Daughter
Parents:Not Known

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Iftikhar Thakur Biography

  • Iftikhar is considered one of Pakistan’s most renowned comedians and now has millions of fans across the globe. His unique body language with excellent dialogue delivery has made him stand out from other artists. He has a distinct style, and he does not have the imprint of an actor. Thakur is one of the artists in our country who made the formula of ‘greatness in hard work’ because his practical life started from the workshop of motor mechanics instead of acting. 
  • He kept his inner artist alive. After that, he became successful in telefilms, TV dramas, and films as well as on stage. He is a success today who has been in show business for 26 years. In recognition of his artistic services, he was awarded the Pride of Performance by the Government of Pakistan.

Thakur date of birth

He was born with the name Iftikhar Ahmad Sheikh on 1st April 1958 in Mian Channu Punjab. He is known in showbiz as Iftikhar Thakur, and with this name, he is brightening the name of Pakistan in the whole world.

Education of Iftikhar

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

Iftikhar Thakur Family

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

Showbiz Career

Initial Career

  • In 1993 he hosted an event that happened in Rawalpindi’s Liaquat Bagh. Properly he started his showbiz career as a stage actor in 2000, and previously he worked in a car workshop. He is admired on stage for his quick response, funny gestures, faces, and weird costumes in stage dramas. He also works as a director. ‘Jhoot Bol Da,’ this was a phrase that became his identity, and people still remember it. 
  • His popular TV dramas include Double ‘Sawaari,’ ‘Rent A Bhoot,’ ‘Zero Daidh Seven,’ ‘Raheye Na Aap Hmare Ghar,’ and Lahori Gate. His role as Aftab in popular telefilm ‘Miki Khairo England’ is still remembered. He has worked with many renowned comedians including, Amanat Chan, Sohail Ahmad, Babu Baral, Shahzada Ghaffar, Tariq Teddy, Anwar Ali, Naseem Vicky,  Sakhawat Naz, Sajan Abbas, and Nawaz Anjum.

As a Director

His first drama as a director was ‘Roti Khol Deo,’ the most popular drama of the year. This Punjabi language stage play broken the previous record and won the award for the best drama of the year.

Popular Show

His performance in a famous political comedy show ‘Mazak Rat’ is very popular among the audience. He adopts different get-ups in this show and receives accolades.


He is involved in philanthropic activities and is working for children suffering from thalassemia and hemophilia. He dreams of building a charity hospital for patients suffering from thalassemia and hemophilia.

List of Shows

  1. Khabarnaak
  2. Mazaq Raat

Iftikhar Thakur Movies

  1. Payar Ke F.I.R
  2. Saya E Khuda E Zul Jalal
  3. Chal Meraa Putt 2
  4. Jackpot
  5. Kaaf Kanganaa
  6. Majaajan
  7. Ham Aik Hein
  8. Chanaa Sache Muche
  9. Gulaabo
  10. Wotti Le Kay Jane Aey
  11. Lafangaa
  12. Dil Paraaye Dais Mein
  13. Swal 700 Crore Dollar Kaa
  14. Lahore Say Aagay
  15. Ishq Positive

List of Dramas

  1. Lahori Gate
  2. Double Sawaari
  3. Don Number One
  4. Laggan
  5. Salaa Bara Niraala
  6. Nizam
  7. Zero Zero Deddh Seven
  8. Mazaq Raat
  9. Sawaa Teen
  10. Nawaab Ghar
  11. Mastii Gate

List of Telefilms

  1. Mikii Kharoo England
  2. Mein Juliaan England

Social Media Handles

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