Shafiq-ur-Rahman (November 9, 1920-March 19, 2000) was a Pakistani humorist and a short story writer in Urdu. He was a medical doctor by profession and served in the Pakistan army. He received Hilal-e-Imtiaz for his military and civilian services. Rahman's work added a new dimension to humour in Urdu literature. His unforgettable characters include Razia, Shaitaan, Hukoomat Aapa, Maqsood Ghora, Buddy, Judge Sahab, Nannha, and many others.