Indian stand-up comedian, writer and poet, Zakir Khan is one of the leading stars of this generation. His performances have gained considerable recognition in the recent past. Zakir now became a known and appreciated face among the youth of our country.
Zakir Khan was born on 20th of August, 1987 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, to Ismail Khan and Kulsum Khan. Zakir did a diploma in Sitar and later on started pursuing B.Com but left the college mid-way as he said: “Yaar , college mein rehne ka koi matlab nahi tha. Classes hum attend karte nahi the, aur degree se jyada apni khwahisho se pyaar tha.”
Zakir’s success journey
Zakir first stole the limelight when he won Comedy Central’s contest of “India’s Best Stand-Up Comedian.” He also writes and co-hosts “On Air with AIB” (All India Bakchod).
Zakir has a staggering following on YouTube and Twitter with 600k and 72k followers respectively. “Life Me Chahiye Izzat”, this video of Zakir Khan has over five million views.