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Ismail Tara

Ismail Tara (Urdu: ??????? ?????) is a Pakistani actor and comedian.He has worked in many stage plays, television and Lollywood films.

He is five times Nigar Awards winner for best comedian in Haathi Mere Saathi, Aakhri Mujra, Munda Bigra Jaye, Chief Sahib andDeewarein. He is well known for his best work in Fifty Fifty aired onPTV.

Born Ismail Tara
16 November 1949
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Actor, Comedian
Known for Fifty Fifty


Tara is working in the film and television industry from 1980s. He also has worked in stage plays and dramas.He wrote some scripts of the show Fifty Fifty along with Majid Jehangir.


Year Movie Role
1993 Haathi Mere Saathi
1994 Aakhri Mujra
1995 Munda Bigra Jaye
1996 Chief Sahib
1997 Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin
1997 Jan Jan Pakistan
1997 Raju
1998 Deewarein
1998 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
1999 Mujhe Jeene Do
2000 Mujhe Chand Chahiye
2002 Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa
2008 Khulay Aasman Ke Neechay
2013 Main Hoon Shahid Afridi Malick Khalid
2015 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
2015 Halla Gulla
2016 Sawal 700 Crore Dollar Ka
2017 100 Crore


  • Fifty Fifty – 1980s
  • Rubber Band – 2005
  • Yeh Zindagi Hai – 2008
  • One Way Ticket – 2012
  • Pak Villa – 2012
  • Dheeli Colony – 2012
  • Orangi Ki Anwari 2013

Stage plays

  • Soney Ki Chirya

Awards and nominations

  • Nigar Awards: Winner for best comedian for Haathi Mere Saathi,
  • Nigar Awards: Winner for best comedian for Aakhri Mujra,
  • Nigar Awards: Winner for best comedian for Munda Bigra Jaye,
  • Nigar Awards: Winner for best comedian for Chief Sahib
  • Nigar Awards: Winner for best comedian for Deewarein
  • The 1st Indus Drama Awards: Nominated for Best Actor Sitcom in a Leading Role and received Award for Comedy Series Fifty Fifty

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