Citizen Khan. Image shows from L to R: Mr Khan (Adil Ray), Mrs Khan (Shobu Kapoor). Copyright: BBC.

Citizen Khan

BBC One sitcom about a British-Asian family. 34 episodes (5 series), 2012 - 2016. Stars Adil Ray, Shobu Kapoor, Bhavna Limbachia, Maya Sondhi and others.

Series 3, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold on Saturday at 8:55am.

Series 2, Episode 6 - The Makeover

Mr Khan is, obviously, the natural choice to front a new promotional video for the mosque. Or so he believes. Manager Dave, however, has different ideas.

Further details

Citizen Khan. Image shows from L to R: Mr Khan (Adil Ray), Dave (Matthew Cottle). Copyright: BBC.

Mrs Khan is having a makeover but her husband is not impressed - new dresses cost money.

He only has eyes for the promotional video Dave, the mosque manager, is making to promote the mosque in the local community. Mr Khan thinks he is the perfect person to star in the video. He is, after all, a fine example of Pakistani manhood.

Dave, however, has other ideas, and wanting to promote a more modern image of mosque-goers, he chooses Sajid, an attractive, 'metrosexual' friend of the Khan family. Khan decides if you can't beat 'em, join 'em and goes to extreme lengths in order to prove to Dave that he's modern and metrosexual too.

What he hasn't realised is that Sajid is home alone with Mrs Khan, and the reason for her makeover suddenly becomes blindingly clear. He rushes home to confront the pair, but is not prepared for what he discovers when he arrives.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th November 2013
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Adil Ray Mr Khan
Shobu Kapoor Mrs Khan
Bhavna Limbachia Alia
Maya Sondhi Shazia
Abdullah Afzal Amjad
Harvey Virdi Mrs Malik
Matthew Cottle Dave
Nish Nathwani Riaz
Felix Dexter Omar
Guest cast
Rani Moorthy Mrs Bilal
Matthew Bose (as Mathew Bose) Sajid
Chris Hannon Salon Assistant
Writing team
Anil Gupta Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Adil Ray Writer
Production team
Ben Gosling Fuller Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Catherine Gosling Fuller Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Richard Pinto Co-producer
Adil Ray Co-producer


Mr Khan's photo shoot

Mr Khan is the ideal candidate for the cover of the Annual Mosque Magazine.

Featuring: Adil Ray (Mr Khan), Abdullah Afzal (Amjad).


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