Cape Town based Dr. Riaad Moosa is one of South Africa’s most popular, award-winning and innovative comedians and comedy Masters of Ceremonies; he also happens to be a qualified medical doctor! Recently, Riaad has also flexed his comedic and dramatic acting muscles, playing the lead in the movie ‘Material’, which inspired audiences all over South Africa. He also played a cameo role in “MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM.
He has also appeared in such hits as ‘Laugh Out Loud’ and he featured in the comedy-collective feature film ‘Outrageous’. On the small screen, he was a regular on eNCA’s ‘Late Nite News with Loyisa Gola’.
His sold-out One Man Shows have included : ‘Strictly Halaal’ and ‘Riaad Moosa For The Baracka.’
On stage, Riaad has supported such international superstars as Eddie Izzard, Marc Curry of ‘Hanging with Mr. Cooper’ fame and Russell Peters in his show ‘Made in India’.
He was the first recipient to receive the ‘Comics’ Choice Award’ at the inaugural Annual South African Comic’s Choice Awards.’
A silver medallion graduate of the College of Magic in Cape Town, Riaad started his comedy career as a comedy magician and he was presented with the Comedy Magic award at the Centre for the Magical Arts in Cape Town.