Have you watched Azizi? The whole world is watching him on ‘Hasb-e-Hal’. Well, I am talking about the most famous comedian, actor, writer, Director and Host Sohail Ahmed, famously known as Azizi.
Sohail Ahmed’s real name is Sohail Akram Butt. He belongs to a Policeman’s family, based in Gujranwala. Sohail Ahmed completed his education from Gujranwala. He was born on 1st May, 1963 in Gujranwala.
He started his career from Stage plays and did various tremendous comedy stage plays. His stage plays are not vulgar, but are an outspoken opposition of vulgarity. Sohail Ahmed is, nowadays, best known as his character’s name Azizi in a current affair show Hasb-e-haal, which comes on Dunya TV.
The show has around 100,000 viewership online, while almost whole Pakistan watches the show daily and the sole reason is the presence and comical conversation of audience’s aziz tareen Azizi. Azizi, Sohail Ahmed, in the show, mocks and gives his comical views, full of satire on the current affairs and situation of present day government.
When it comes to the genre of Drama, Sohail Ahmed has proved himself well. Some of his famous dramas are ‘Mashwara Muft Hai’, ‘Sohail Clinic’, ‘Qabza’, ‘Qasmi Kahaniyan’, ‘Man chale ka sauda’ etc., which have not only provided Sohail Ahmed the opportunity to prove his acting skills, but also to verify it. He has mostly done serious roles in Dramas.
Sohail Ahmed is also a director. He directed his second drama serial ‘SHAAM’. He has also done several stage plays, like ‘Deewane Mastane’, ‘Topi Drama’, ‘Fika in Amrika’, etc. He is no doubt one of the best actors of Pakistan TV industry. Sohail Ahmed has also been awarded Pride of Performance award by Asif Ali Zardari the then President of Pakistan in 2010. He was also awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2013.