Babbu Rana (Urdu, Punjabi: ﺑﺒﻮ ﺭﺍﻧﺎ), is a Pakistani Punjabi television and stage actor and singer. He is famous for Pakistani television shows like Khabardaar, Khabarzar, Khabaryar 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.
Muhammad Babar Siddiq was born on 10 July 1981 in Faisalabad in Punjab. He is married and has two children.
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.
|2015–2018||Khabardaar season 1||Various||Political satirical show|
|2018–2020||Khabarzar||Various||Political satirical show|
|2019||Aap Kay Sitaray||Noni (voice)||Comedy show featuring puppets|
|2020–2021||Khabaryar||Various||Political satirical show|
|2020–present||Open Mic Cafe||Various||Digital talk show|
|2020–present||Mehkma-e-Makholiat||Loombar (voice)||Digital talk show|
|2021–2022||Khabardaar season 2||Various||Political satirical show|
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