Ahsaan Qureshi, also known as Ehsaan Qureshi, is an Indian stand-up comedian. He was born in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh. He is the 2005 runner-up of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, a stand-up comedy competition on Star One.[1] Qureshi has been a stage performer for the last 20 years. Most of his jokes focus on political satire and social issues. He had put in his name for the reality show at the behest of his friends. Lately he has been seen acting in a Bollywood movie, Bombay to Goa released in 2007, Ek Paheli Leela released in 2015, and the Bhojpuri film Hanuman Bhakt Hawaldar released in 2007. He was seen in SAB TV comedy show Hum Aapke Ghar Mein Rehte Hain.[2] He was a contestant in Bigg Boss 2 in 2007.

Ahsaan Qureshi
Qureshi during a visit to Kuwait
Occupation(s)Comedian, Actor
Years active1995 - Present
Known forThe Great Indian Laughter Challenge

Filmography Edit

Year Film Role
2007 Bombay to Goa Abudul Karim Telgi
Hanuman Bhakt Hawaldar (Bhojpuri film)
2010 Bhavnao Ko Samjho Advocate Babulal Fansiwala
2012 Ab Hoga Dharna Unlimited Tillu
2015 Ek Paheli Leela Maan Singh
Mere Genie Uncle Sher Khan
2019 Wig Boss Friend

Television Edit

Year Serial Role TV Channel Notes
2005 The Great Indian Laughter Challenge Contestant Star One First Runner-up
2006 Takeshi's Castle[3] Narrator Pogo TV Hindi dubbed version
2008 Bigg Boss 2 Contestant Colors TV Evicted in week 9[4]
2009 Raju Hazir Ho Himself NDTV Imagine
2015 Tu Mera Hero Himself as Talent Show Judge Star Plus Special appearance
Hum Aapke Ghar Mein Rehte Hain Professor Jai Prakash Tripathi SAB TV
2017 The Kapil Sharma Show Himself Sony TV Episode 93
Guest appearance with Sunil Pal and Raju Srivastav
2017-2018 Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai Principal Pandey Sony TV

References Edit

  1. ^ Plus, Star. The Great Indian Laughter Challenge - Jokes Book. Popular Prakashan. ISBN 978-81-7991-343-7. Retrieved 24 March 2022.
  2. ^ "One India". Archived from the original on 11 March 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Pogo lines up rib-tickling fare". 27 March 2006. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Ahsaan ends his stay at BB2". Bigg Boss 2 Official website. Archived from the original on 20 October 2008. Retrieved 21 October 2008.

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