Babbu Rana

Babbu Rana (UrduPunjabi: ﺑﺒﻮ ﺭﺍﻧﺎ), is a Pakistani Punjabi television and stage actor and singer. He is famous for Pakistani television shows like KhabardaarKhabarzarKhabaryar and Aap Kay Sitaray. He stars in the comedy television show Khabardaar, currently being aired on the Urdu-language television channel Express News. He has also starred in numerous stage shows. Rana has acted with a number of other comedians including Honey Albela, Saleem Albela, Azhar Rangeela, Mubeen Gabol, Naseem Vicky, Agha Majid and Nasir Chinyoti.

Personal life

Muhammad Babar Siddiq was born on 10 July 1981 in Faisalabad in Punjab. He is married and has two children.

Acting career

Early career

He started his career from Faislabad as a theatre actor and appeared in several stage dramas. He was given his stage name by Babbu Baral, whom he considers his idol. Rana got his break on television when he was cast in the comedic show, Khabardaar, that he considers important for his future career. 


In 2015, Rana was cast in his most notable role on Khabardaar, an Express comedy satire show. He first appeared in season one as a minor character, but his role became more prominent at the start of season two. Rana voiced a puppet named “Noni” in the comedy show Aap Kay Sitaray, alongside Honey Albela’s Tony in 2019. He also voiced another puppet called “Loombar” in digital show, Mehkma-e-Makholiat. He frequently appears in digital talk show Open Mic Cafe. Rana played a minor role in television series S.H.E in 2015. He usually performs a song in his shows.




Other appearances

2015–2018Khabardaar season 1VariousPolitical satirical show
2018–2020KhabarzarVariousPolitical satirical show
2019Aap Kay SitarayNoni (voice)Comedy show featuring puppets
2020–2021KhabaryarVariousPolitical satirical show
2020–presentOpen Mic CafeVariousDigital talk show
2020–presentMehkma-e-MakholiatLoombar (voice)Digital talk show
2021–2022Khabardaar season 2VariousPolitical satirical show

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