Amanullah Khan (comedian)

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Amanullah Khan
Birth name Amanullah Khan
Born 1950 (age 67–68)
Lahore, Pakistan
Medium Stand up comedian, film, television, stage
Nationality Pakistani
Employer Neo News 2017 present Dunya News (2013–2017)
Geo News (2010–2013)

Amanullah Khan is a Pakistani stand up comedian and actor regarded as one of the best comedians in Pakistan. He has influenced many artists as well as people. Khan have world Record of 860 day night theater plays.According to famous comedian Sohail Ahmed, Amanullah Khan is a name of century,[1][2] he currently works in Mazaaq Raat on Dunya TV.[3][4]

TV Shows[edit]

In 2010, Amanullah joined GEO news for its new program Khabarnaak,[5] he portrays a simple, blind village man named Hakeem sahab. The rest of the characters are bent on disparaging Hakeem sahab. Khan left the show in August 2013, he also played the role of Chacha Bashir in Mazaaq Raat. Amanullah Khan is one of the greatest comedians of all time. According to some comedians, they said Amanullah is our teacher, and we learn comedy from him and from his comedy shows, he has a great sense of humor and observation of common people's lives and circumstances. His acts are based on regular habits and daily lives of people. Another famous Pakistani comedian Shakeel Siddiqui quoted "Amanullah is not only a name or person, its a century". We say in programs what we have scripted already or some part by our own, Amanullah is the one that once he is doing comedy people write those as their dialogues", he has also been in India and many famous Indian comedians including Kapil Sharma and Chandan Prabhakar regard him as their teacher and inspiration. Amanullah Khan is also known as "The King of Comedy".



Khan appeared in many stage dramas. Few of which are the following:

  • Begum Dish Antina
  • Disco Deewanay
  • Khirki ke peechay
  • Muhabbat CNG
  • UPS
  • Shartiya Mithay
  • Soni chan wargi
  • Bara maza aye ga
  • Ketchup


  1. ^ The Comical Genius called Amanullah Khan | Believe The Hype. 3 October 2008
  2. ^ Amanullah. Pakistan Times. Retrieved on 25 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Interview with Amanullah". Morning with Farah. 11 September 2010. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  4. ^ Khabarnak Archived 30 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on 25 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Khabarnaak Ep#1". Khabarnaak. 11 September 2010. GEO TV. Retrieved 7 July 2013.