Saad Haroon is a Pakistani stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and improvisational performer. He was born on September 14, 1981, in Karachi, Pakistan.
Haroon is known for his wit, humor, and ability to engage audiences with his comedic performances. He gained popularity as the first Pakistani stand-up comedian to perform in English, making him a trailblazer in the Pakistani comedy scene. His unique style of blending observational comedy, satire, and social commentary has earned him recognition both locally and internationally.
Apart from his stand-up comedy career, Saad Haroon has also worked in theater, television, and film. He has appeared in Pakistani television dramas, such as "Burqavaganza" and "The Real News," and has acted in films like "Slackistan" (2010) and "Karachi se Lahore" (2015). His versatility as a performer allows him to showcase his acting skills alongside his comedic talent.
Saad Haroon has also been involved in writing and producing comedy shows. He has created and hosted his own comedy show called "The Real News with Saad Haroon," which satirically tackles various current events and social issues.
In addition to his comedic pursuits, Saad Haroon is known for his philanthropic work. He has been involved in initiatives to promote education and cultural exchange, using humor as a tool for social change.
His talent and contributions to comedy have earned him accolades, including the Best Comedian award at the 2013 Pakistan Media Awards and the International Comedian of the Year award at the 2019 Magners International Comedy Festival.
Saad Haroon continues to entertain audiences with his comedic performances, bringing laughter and thought-provoking humor to his shows.
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Saad Haroon holds the distinction of being the first Pakistani stand-up comedian to perform at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe, one of the largest and most renowned arts festivals in the world. In 2010, he presented his solo show, "Saad Haroon: Comedy Ka Badshah," at the festival, garnering positive reviews and further establishing his presence on the international comedy circuit. His participation at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe helped introduce Pakistani comedy to a global audience.