Shehzad Ghias Shaikh

Stand-up comedian/Writer/Trainer

Shehzad Ghias Shaikh, the founder of Cogito Productions and Room for Improv-ment, has a decade of experience working in the theatre and television industry of Pakistan. He is also a journalistic scholar on theatre in Pakistan.

Shehzad performs stand up comedy all over Pakistan, the United States and Canada. He also tours with his improvisational comedy troupe and writes comedy and satire for various organizations.

Shehzad has degrees in law, arts and theatre. He offers workshops, trainings and speaking sessions on confidence building, communication, personality development, idea generation, team building, writing, acting, directing, improvisational and performing.

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Shehzad started his career in television at the age of 17, appearing in two seasons of the show 'Kiva' on TV One.

In 2011, Shehzad won the all Pakistan acting reality show  'Chu Lo Aasman (Touch The Sky)', the competition was aired nation wide on PTV World.

After numerous appearances on multiple radio and television shows, in 2012 Shehzad, along with others, wrote, produced and acted in a sketch based comedy show on AAJ TV. 

Other Credits:

  • Independent television movie, 'The Barconium Treaty', as the lead 'Shamsuddin'. 2013
  • 'Hafta News' - a web based news satire show - writer, actor and producer. 2013-2014
  • Host of the Radio show 'Eruption' with Zinnia Bukhari. 2008-2009
  • Advertisement - Nokia - 2012 - Actor
  • Several television and radio interviews for his work. 2010-2014