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Published on 29 May 2015 | about 1 year ago

As in any society, Urdu language theatre or stage show was one of the defining characteristics of the society. Originating from the city of Karachi, it was famous through the South Asia and with immigrant population of South Asians through the globe. However, in Pakistan, there was an emphasis on full comedy shows, usually implementing insult comedy. By the mid-90s, Urdu stage shows started seeing their numbers dwell and it quickly went out of the scene. However by the beginning of the 2000s, the industry shifted to Punjab. Originating in the city of Lahore, and eventually being staffed by comedians from Faisalabad, the Industry saw a sudden boom. This was fueled by 'Dances', where similar to an Urdu/Punjabi movie a song would start in the middle of the scene. Shown throughout Lahore on Cable operators, it quickly spread to the rest of Punjab and eventually the world
wide immigrant Punjabi population, through the medium of Compact Discs and increasingly DVD.

Actors= Sohail Ahmed
Aman Ullah
Babbu Baral (Late)
Amanat Chan
Mastana (Late)
Nasir Chinyoti
Tariq Teddy
Naseem Vicky
Iftikhar Thakur
Jawad Waseem
Zafri Khan
Sakhawat Naz
Sajan Abbas
Shokey Khan (Late)
Akram Udas
Javed Kodu

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