Ali Badshah

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Ali Badshah is a Canadian actor, writer, producer, director and comedian. Badshah is the male lead in the Oscar-nominated feature film drama The Breadwinner (film), executive produced by Angelina Jolie. He has written and starred in five televised comedy specials for CBC, CTV, The Comedy Network, MTV and ABC2 Australia. read more

Ali Badshah is a Canadian actor, writer, producer, director and comedian. Badshah is the male lead in the Oscar-nominated feature film drama The Breadwinner (film), executive produced by Angelina Jolie. He has written and starred in five televised comedy specials for CBC, CTV, The Comedy Network, MTV and ABC2 Australia. An observational comedian whose work often draws on his experiences growing up in and around Toronto, Badshah has also written and performed for Video on Trial and was an associate producer for MuchMusic. Badshah created, executive produced, wrote, and starred in CBC's first web comedy series Bloody Immigrants. An alumnus of both The Second City and Yuk Yuk's, he was on the front page of the Toronto Star as one of the Top Ten People in the country – the only actor/comedian to ever appear on their list – and was featured on the Comedy Network's 'Nubian Disciples Special', with Russell Peters and Dave Chappelle, as part of the "next generation of great Canadian comics."

Actor Filmography

Feel the Beat Royalton Dad #1 2020
Departure Paramedic 2019
Shazam! Interviewee / Mehmet Kotil (Interviewee) 2019
The Breadwinner Talib Security Man (voice) 2017
Kim's Convenience Terry 2016
Between Jeremy 2015
Odd Squad Captain Butterbeard 2014
Max and Shred Substitute Teacher 2014
Aladdin and the Death Lamp Abdel 2012
Moon Point Mukhtar (as King Ali Badshah) 2011
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Actor Filmography

Feel the Beat Royalton Dad #1 2020
Departure Paramedic 2019
Shazam! Interviewee / Mehmet Kotil (Interviewee) 2019
The Breadwinner Talib Security Man (voice) 2017
Kim's Convenience Terry 2016
Between Jeremy 2015
Odd Squad Captain Butterbeard 2014
Max and Shred Substitute Teacher 2014
Aladdin and the Death Lamp Abdel 2012
Moon Point Mukhtar (as King Ali Badshah) 2011
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Greg the Gecko (voice) / Mikey the Lemur, Timmy Tippy Toes (voice) 2010
The Listener Eight Ball (as Ali Rizvi Badshah) 2009
Billable Hours Computer Tech 2006
72 Hours: True Crime Shashi Sharma Jr. (as Ali Rizvi) 2003
1-800-Missing Bill the Barista 2003
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