Ahsaan Qureshi is an Indian stand-up comedian. He was born in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh. He is the 2005 runner-up of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, a stand-up comedy competition on Star One. Qureshi has been a stage performer for the last 20 years. Most of his jokes focus on political satire and social issues. He had put in his name for the reality show at the behest of his friends. Lately he has been seen acting in a Bollywood movie, Bombay to Goa released in 2007, Ek Paheli Leela released in 2015, and the Bhojpuri film Hanuman Bhakt Hawaldar released in 2007. He was seen in SAB TV comedy show Hum Aapke Ghar Mein Rehte Hain. He was a contestant in Bigg Boss 2 in 2007.