Profile: Riaad Moosa


A popular and award winning comedian Riaad Moosa has performed sell out one man shows including Strictly Halaal and Riaad Moosa for The Baracka, as well as teaming up with fellow comedians Marc Lottering and Nik Rabinowitz for the two Three Wise Men shows directed by David Kramer.

Moosa also happens to be a qualified doctor, and his sharp intelligence shines through his comedy.  His is mainly observational humour, cleanly delivered with an irrepressible beaming smile.

Moosa took part in South African national comedy tour The Just Funny Festival where he hosted internationally acclaimed Muslim comedians Azhar Usman, Mo Amer and Preacher Moss. He has also appeared in various TV and film productions, such as Laugh Out Loud and Late Night with Loyiso Gola.   He was a writer and performer for SABC 1’s Pure Monate Show and starred in one of 2005’s highest grossing SA movies Crazy Monkey – Straight Outta Benoni.

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