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Iftikar Thakur

Iftikar Thakur, is a Pakistani television and film actor and comedian.He has also starred in numerous stage shows and telefilms in different languages such as Urdu, Punjabi, Pothwari/Mirpuri.

He currently stars in the comedy talk show Mazaaq Raat, where he portrays Ardli, an employee at the President House. Real name of Iftikhar Thakur is Iftikhar Ahmed.He adopted the name Iftikhar Thakur based on a character he played in stage dramas.

In September 2015, Thakur protested India’s 28 August cease-fire violation, by filing a court petition to permanently ban Indian films from Pakistani cinemas. The petition was dismissed, with the court explaining that the ministry of culture would be the correct agency to petition.

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Native name thakur
Born mian chanu
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Comedian, Actor
Religion Islam



  • Double Sawari-On PTV Home
  • Lahori Gate (TV series)-On PTV Home
  • Don No 1
  • Nizaam
  • Zero Zero Dedh Seven-On Geo TV
  • Mazaaq Raat-On Dunya News (2013–Present)
  • Sawa Teen (Comedy Host:-Talk Show) Neo TV (2015-Present)


Year Movie Role
2006 Majajan
2006 One Two Ka One
2008 Gulabo
2010 Channa Sachi Muchi
2010 Wohti ley ke jaani ay Chotay Rana Sahab
2013 Dil Paraye Des Mein
2014 Lafanga
2016 Sawaal 700 Crore Dollar Ka
2016 Ishq Positive
2016 Saya e Khuda e Zuljalal


Title Role
Miki Kharo England Aftab
Main Julian England Aftab

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