Iftikhar Thakur Biography, Age, Education, Wife, Family, Children, Drama List And Movies List

Published on Nov 15, 2023 by


Iftikhar Thakur Biodata

Famous Name:                                 Iftikhar Thakur

Date of Birth:                                    30 July 1962

Age:                                                  58 years old

ZODIAC SIGN:                                  Leo

Nationality:                                      Pakistani

Net Worth:                                       $15 million approximately

Profession:                                       TV, Film, Stage Actor & Comedian


Iftikhar Thakur Biography:

Iftikhar Thakur is a well-liked comedian of stage drama, theatre, and television who is famous for his enjoyable acting. He is a self-standing artist of Pakistan Media Industry and before his career in media, he was mechanic of tire punctures in Islamabad. He was on-screen in several comedy stage dramas in Lahore and got fame from his fan due to his hard-working and entertaining skills. Iftikhar Thakur played on-screen in many Urdu, Punjabi, Pothwari, Mirpuri and many other languages stage shows. Iftikhar Thakur is a Pakistani actor with a full entertaining personality. One of the most famous telefilms was The Miki Kharo England Series which very super hit in the middle of the Pothwari & Kashmiri community.


In Miki Kharo England, meaning takes me to England, played the role of “Aftab” a character who wants to marry an England lady and wants a green card of England nationality. And in Main Julian England, meaning I’m going to England, he married England girl and try to get the nationality and green card.

Shahzada Ghaffar Nasir Chinyoti Tariq Teddi and Hameed Babar worked with Iftikhar Takur in a comedy role. Thakur is famous as one of the top stage comedians, as by his super performances in stage dramas such as Mohabbat CNG, Chalak Tootay.

Iftikhar Thakur Family Info & Education:

Iftikhar Thakur was born on 30 July 1962 at Mian Channu Khanewal. He completed his FA from Commerce Collage Karachi. After moving to his career at stage and film world, in 1997 he went to the USA for improving his skills of acting and director and got his 3 years and 2 months training certificate from New York film academy.

Iftikhar Thakur Professional Career:

The comedian we see today had one rough life, from scratch he made himself the artist who he is today, the background of Thakur wasn’t something one would consider stable he uses to repair tire punctures in Islamabad at a local tire shop before entering showbiz industry and establishing a career.


Iftikhar Thakur had to make his situation and current lifestyle better and wanted to elevate himself in life. He performed in several comedy stage dramas in Lahore and got fame from his quality and entertaining work. He took the opportunity and polished his skills while gaining recognition and experience, he appeared in many Urdu, Punjabi, Pothwari, Mirpuri and many other languages stage shows. In 1993, he had done comparing in an event at Liaquat Bagh, Rawalpindi for the first time and had started his career properly as a stage actor in 2000. Fortunately, since the initiation of his showbiz career, Iftikhar Thakur instantly got popularity just after his few stage shows. The things that made the audience like him were his Unique characters, funny gestures, quick and witty responses and making different funny faces during the performance, we can safely say he is a popular and important comedian of the Pakistani industry.


Some of his prominent television dramas are  Zero Dedh Seven (Geo TV), Double Sawari ( Ptv), Lahori Gate (Ptv), Rent A Bhoot, Rahiye Na Aap Hamarey Ghar and many others including Don No.1.The most popular and widely appreciated character of Iftikhar Thakur was “Aftab” in “Miki Kharo England”, a telefilm in which he had performed a role of a Pakistani teenager who wants to marry a British girl to settle in England. After acting and comedy he also gave his best in direction, Thakur had also proved himself multi-talented people were now not only fans of his comedy and acting but they were also fans of his direction. The first project he directed was “Roti Khol Diyo”, a super hit drama of that time.

Recently, he played the role of Chaudhary Shamsher in one of the most comedian movies opposite Amrinder Gill, Simi Chahal, Garry Sandhu, Nasir Chinyoti, Akram Udas, Hardeep Gill, Gurshabad, Zafri Khan, Nirmal Rishi movie named as Chal Mera Putt. After the success of part one, recently they released another part of this movie with the same characters full of comedy.


Iftikhar Thakur Net Worth:

Salary:                                     PKR 2 Lac (approx)

Net Worth:                              USD $15 million (approx)

Iftikhar Thakur Television

Double Sawari-On PTV Home Nizaam
Lahori Gate (TV series)-On PTV Home as Koki Pehlwan Zero Dedh Seven-On Geo TV
Don No 1 Mazaaq Raat-On Dunya News (2013–Present)
Sala Bara Nirala Sawa Teen (Comedy Host:-Talk Show) Neo TV (2015–Present)
Nawab Ghar-On PTV Home as Nawab Masti Gate – ARY News (2012-13)


Iftikhar Thakur Film

Year Movie Role
2004 Hum Ek Hain
2006 Majajan
2006 One Two Ka One
2008 Gulabo
2010 Channa Sachi Muchi
2010 Wohti ley ke jaani ay Chotay Rana Babar Sahab
2013 Dil Paraye Des Mein
2014 Lafanga
2016 Sawaal 700 Crore Dollar Ka
2016 Ishq Positive
2016 Lahore Se Aagey Special Appearance
2016 Saya e Khuda e Zuljalal Peeran Ditta
2018 Kaaf Kangana
2019 Chal Mera Putt Chaudhary Shamsher
2020 Chal Mera Putt 2 Chaudhary Shamsher


Iftikhar Thakur Telefilms

Title Role
Miki Kharo England Aftab
Main Julian England Aftab

Iftikhar Thakur Bio/Wiki

Nickname:                          Iftikhar, Koki

Gender:                              Male

Religion:                             Islam

Languages:                         He had appeared in many Urdu, Punjabi, Pothwari, Mirpuri and many other languages stage shows

Birth Place:                         Mian Channu, Khanewal

Current Residence:            Mian Channu Khanewal

Hometown:                       Mian Channu

Famous For:                      “The Miki Kharo England Series” which very successful among the Pothwari & Kashmiri community

Iftikhar Thakur Body Stats

HEIGHT:                               5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m)

WEIGHT:                              73 kg (161 lbs)

CHEST:                                 40 inches

WAIST:                                34 inches

BODY TYPE:                        Slim

BICEPS:                               15 inches

HAIR COLOR:                      Black

EYE COLOR:                        Black

Iftikhar Thakur Education / Qualifications

School:                                 Not known

College:                                FA from Commerce Collage Karachi

University:                            not known

Iftikhar Thakur Family Info

Father:                                 Not known

Mother:                               Not known

Brother(s):                            Not known

Sister(s):                              Not known

Marital Status:                     Married

Wife/Girlfriend:                   Not known

Children:                              4

Son(s):                                  Not known

Daughter(s):                         Not known

Iftikhar Thakur Debut

Debut Years

First TV (Show):                Mazaaq Raat, Double Sawari

Television:                         Double Sawari-On PTV Home Lahori Gate (TV series)-On PTV Home Don No 1 Sala Bara Nirala

Films:                                2006 Majajan, 2006 One Two Ka One, 2008 Gulabo, 2010 Channa Sachi Muchi, 2010 Wohti ley ke jaani ay

Telefilms:                          Miki Kharo England & Main Julian England

Iftikhar Thakur Affairs / Relationship

Girlfriend:                           not known

Marital Status:                    Married

Wife:                                   Not known

Kids:                                    not known

Iftikhar Thakur Favorite Things

Film / Movie:                         not known

Actor:                                    not known

Actress:                                 not known

Singer:                                   not known

Tv Show:                                not known

Food:                                     not known


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