The ‘Sakt Launda’-Zakir Khan’ is one of the brilliant comedians in India. His incredible rise as one of the most prominent comedians in the country is nothing short of extraordinary. He is one of the rare comedians to unfailingly sell out venues across the country with his hard-to-resist rustic comedy.
Zakir Khan was born on Thursday, 20 August 1987 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Leo. His father, Ismail Khan is a music teacher, and his mother, Kulsum Khan is a homemaker. Zeeshan Khan and Arbaz Khan are his two brothers. He is the grandson of the Indian classical instrumentalist and vocalist, UstadMoinuddin Khan.
|Full Name||Zakir Khan|
|Profession||Comedian, Writer, Presenter, YouTuber|
|Date of Birth||20 August 1987|
|Birthplace||Indore, Madhya Pradesh|
|Hometown||Indore, Madhya Pradesh (India)|
|Hobbies||Singing, Playing Sitar|
|School||St. Paul Higher Secondary School|
|Education Qualification||B. Com (dropped out)|
Diploma in Sitar
Zakir performed radio programming at ARSL for a year In Delhi and then, moved to Jaipur in 2009 for an internship
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 170 cm|
in meter- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’7”
Zakir Khan has come to be a known face in India’s stand-up comedy revolution . He is also an arising Urdu Poet. In September 2017, he came up as one of the three mentors along with MallikaDua and Hussain Dalal for the fifth season of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. He is known for works like his Amazon Prime special Haq Se Single. He has worked as a radio jockey, producer, copywriter, and researcher for HT Media Ltd.Khan jotted down and played the protagonist in the Amazon Prime web series ChachaVidhayak Hain Humare.In 2015, Zakir Khan co-hosted and jotted down On Air with AIB. The show was publicized on Star World, India. Zakir also has co-hosted the 5th Annual Golden Kela Awards. Zakir has also starred in the recent Amazon Prime’s One Mic Stand Season 1. Apart from comedy, Zakir has also generated the podcast series Ummeed on Gaana, where he shares the enthusiasm he got from events in his life, along with his other comedian friends.
In 2012, he won Comedy Central’s ‘India’s Best Stand Up Comedian’ and rose to success. He was praised for his style of comedy in a show called ‘The Rising Stars of Comedy. ‘He is popular for his punchline “SakhtLaunda,” which means a man with enormous self-control. He has more than five million subscribers on YouTube
Family, Parents, Siblings
|Favorite Actor||Nawazuddin Siddique|
|Favorite Filmmaker||Anurag kashyap|
|Favorite Poets||Mirza galib, John Elia|
|Favorite Book||The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand|
|Favorite Film||Chhoti Si Baat (1976)|
Net worthNet Worth of Zakir khan is $1 million approx
Zakir Khan is Called a pioneer of storytelling. Over the last year, he has sold 50,000 tickets with over 100 shows in clubs, colleges, and theaters. His stand-up comedy shows with hard-to-resist rustic humor will leave you nodding your heads and clapping as you relate to everything he says. He can smoothly change modes for an audience full of family members, a corporate mob, or a room full of men. Each show will know him as a unique Zakir.