Essop Khan

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Essop Khan (19**-) is a South African performer and playwright.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He improvised and played the later version of "Mothie" in Ronnie Govender’s The Lahnee’s Pleasure (1972).

He went on to become a popular comic actor and with Mohammed Ali co-created and performed in a number of comic works including the hugely popular Jamal Syndrome (1987), My Good Neighbours (2013)

Film work included roles in Derby (TV Movie, 1995) and Point of Impact (1993)


"Liberating Theatre", TASA News, December, 1990 (P.7)

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