Sohail Ahmed

Comedian/Stage Actor

Sohail Ahmed

Sohail Ahmed is a star of comedy world. He is a brand. Comedy world without Sohail Ahmed is like a tea without sugar.


Sohail Ahmed or Azizi of hasb e haal born on May 1st, 1960 in Gujranwala. He is a son of Mian Muhammad Akram (late). His father was D.S.P in Gujranwala. Sohail Ahmed has four brothers. He is third in line of four brothers, names are Javed Akram, Muhammad Junaid Akram , Mian Aurang Zaib Akram. Javed Akram is a journalist but others two are educationist. Sohail Ahmed is a nephew of great poet Dr. Fakir Muhammad Fakir.

Sohail Ahmed or Azizi of hasb e haal started his study at Millat High School Gujranwala. Then he went to Government College Gujranwala. At Government College Gujranwala, he passed and then Honors in Urdu.


After watching the movie named “Takht ya Takhta”, he decided to become an actor. Sohail Ahmed started his career as a comedian. But he also played many different and serious roles in stage dramas. He is also a writer, a producer and actor. He is all-rounder. He worked in T.V, stage dramas and films. But he is extraordinary as a comedian. And the reason of his fame is comedy.


Sohail Ahmed firstly experience as an actor in theater of Gujranwala in 1984. He left the Gujranwala theater and moved to Lahore in 1998. He started his career as a stage artist in Lahore. He played his first leading role in Punjabi play “Jamala Tay Kamala”. Sohail Ahmed is a most senior artist in stage dramas. He worked in many stage dramas. Some are:-

  • Kotha
  • No Tension
  • Sawa Ser
  • Baba Cable
  • Tetlee
  • Allah Waris
  • Double Sawari
  • Fika In America
  • Topi Drama
  • Ashiqo Gham Nah kro
  • Dewane Mastane
  • Ik Jhoot Aur Sahi

T.V Dramas:-

He also worked in television. He started his career in T.V drama with the serial “Fishaar”. In this drama, he played a negative role. He played a leading role in T.V dramas. Some are:-

  • Kayal Ghar
  • Reza Reza
  • Sohail Clinic
  • Garib-e-Shehar
  • Andleeb
  • Hawaili
  • Dukh Sukh
  • Juda
  • Khuda Gawah
  • Sham
  • Mashwra Muft Hai
  • Piya Ki Diwani
  • Malangi
  • Home Sweet Home


Apart from working in theater and T.V dramas, Sohail Ahmed has also worked in various Pakistani films. He played a negative role in his first movie ”Gori Diyaan Chanjraan” .Sohail Ahmed worked in few films which are as under:-

  • Lakhan
  • Qanoon Apna Apna
  • Kismet
  • Umar Mukhtar
  • Tezab

Writer and Director:-

Sohail Ahmed is also a writer and director. After directed his second drama serial”Shaam”, Sohail Ahmed proved that he is an excellent director.


In his early career, his comedy included vulgarity but with the passage of time he passed his dignity. Now a days, Sohail Ahmed known as “Azizi”. Azizi is a funny character in “Hasb-e-Haal on Dunya News. With the help of this character, Sohail Ahmed spread awareness. He talks about politics, health, technology, or funny comedy.

Hasb-e-Haal is a one of most watch comedy show of Dunya News live. It is aired every Thursday to Sunday at 11:05PM on Dunya News live prime time transmission.

Roznama Dunya:-

Now a days, Sohail Ahmed writing Urdu columns name “Chutkiyan” for Roznama Dunya. He will write column on weekly basis and will be published on every Wednesday. In spite of his funny acting, most of his columns has base on serious issues. Some are:-

  • Abhi to Asman Surakh Hai
  • Har Fard Hai Millat Kay Muqaddar Ka sitara
  • Pani Wali Bandook
  • Be yakeeni say yakeen ke traf
  • Pakistan kay Maan


Sohail Ahmed played every kind of role. He is known as Guru of acting. He got following awards.

  • PTV Award 1998
  • Bolan Award 1999
  • Tamgha-e-Imtiaz 2003
  • Pride of performance 2011.

He has a huge fan following. Sohail Ahmed is an artist who is born in centuries. May he live long and stay healthy.

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