Ahmad Ali Butt

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Ahmed Ali Butt
احمد علی بٹ‎
Ahmad Ali Butt in 2009
Born (1977-10-20) 20 October 1977 (age 45)
  • Actor
  • Comedian
  • Singer-songwriter
Years active2001–Present
RelativesShaukat Hussain Rizvi (maternal grandfather)
Noor Jehan (maternal grandmother)
Musical career
  • Vocals
  • Keyboard
Formerly ofEntity Paradigm

Ahmad Ali Butt (Urdu: احمد علی بٹ) is a Pakistani actor, comedian, keyboardist, rapper, singer-songwriter, voice actor and television host.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Ahmad Ali Butt was born on 20 oct 1977[3] into a family of Kashmiri ancestry.[4][5]

He is a maternal grandson of the Azamgarh-born film director Shaukat Hussain Rizvi and actress and playback singer Noor Jehan, and son of the late singer Zil-e-Huma.[4][6]

His father, Aqeel Butt, was a jeweller well known in Lahore’s ethnic Kashmiri community.[6]

Ahmad has three brothers.[6] His youngest brother Hamza Ali is a visual artist.[7]

Butt is married to model Faatima Khan. They had a son, Azaan, in 2014.[8]


Actor and comedian[edit]

Butt began his career as an actor with theatre.[9] He later switched to television, appearing in the sitcoms Jutt & Bond, Rubber Band and Inspector Khoji.[10] He would later star in films. He has also pursued a career as a comedian.[1]


Butt began his career in music, where he was a member of the alternative rock band Entity Paradigm (EP) as a vocalist and rapper, starting EP with his Jutt & Bond co-actor Fawad Khan.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
2001–2004 Jutt & Bond Judge Saab [10]
2005–2008 Rubber Band Ahmad [10]
2006 Inspector Khoji Inspector Khoji [10]
2014–2017 Mr. Shamim Mr. James Shamim [12]
2020 Jhooti Nasir [13]


Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Films Role Notes Ref.
2015 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani Parvez / Pipi Debut film [1]
Commander Safeguard Dirtoo Voiceover; animation film
2016 Dulha Mil Giya Imram Ahmad Telefilm on Hum TV
3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam Gola Voiceover; animation film [14]
2017 Punjab Nahi Jaungi Shafique Ahmad [2]
2018 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 Parvez / Pipi [2]
2019 Parey Hut Love Arshad [15]
2023 Fatman Fatman Filming


Ceremony Category Project Result Ref
15th Lux Style Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Film Jawani Phir Nahi Ani Nominated [16]
18th Lux Style Awards Best Film Actor Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 Nominated [17]


  1. ^ a b c Rehman, Maliha (2 May 2016). "What's important to funnyman Ahmed Ali Butt? Making his wife laugh". Dawn. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b c Sarym, Ahmed (October 2018). "The many sides of Ahmed Ali Butt". The News. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Profile". Times of India. Retrieved 31 March 2023.
  4. ^ a b "Ahmed Ali Butt gears up for international big screen debut". The Express Tribune. 5 November 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020. Speaking about the film Butt said, "As an actor and a Punjabi, it's great to be a part of the UK Punjabi cinema that not only promotes a positive image of our cultures but also showcases the most creative and beautiful side of our countries.
  5. ^ "One On One: Ayesha Ali Butt". The Express Tribune. 6 April 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020. Since I was born and raised and married into a Kashmiri family, food was in my blood... She knew Ahmed Ali Butt, who is my brother in law.
  6. ^ a b c "Zille Huma passes away". Dawn. 17 May 2014. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  7. ^ "It runs in the family: Ahmed Ali Butt and Hamza Ali". The Express Tribune. 7 August 2016.
  8. ^ "A baby boy for Ahmad Ali Butt". Dawn. 11 October 2014. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  9. ^ Sarym, Ahmed (October 2018). "The many sides of Ahmed Ali Butt". The News International.
  10. ^ a b c d "No more ifs for Ahmad Ali Butt". The Express Tribune. 28 October 2015. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  11. ^ Ansari, Hasan (8 July 2015). "A paradigm shift for Ahmad Ali Butt". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  12. ^ "Why people love Mr. Shamim". HIP. 28 January 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2022.
  13. ^ "Ahmad Ali Butt and Iqra Aziz pair up for drama serial, Jhooti". The News International (newspaper). 19 July 2019. Retrieved 19 August 2022.
  14. ^ "First look of '3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam' released". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 14 March 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2022.
  15. ^ "Can You Take On Ahmed Ali Butt's Challenge About Parey Hut Love?". ARY Digital. Retrieved 19 August 2022.
  16. ^ "http://www.trendinginsocial.com/nominations-15th-lux-style-awards-2016-unveiled/"
  17. ^ "https://images.dawn.com/news/1179502"