RIAAD MOOSA, one of our countries most talented & sought-after comedians, is coming to cafe Roux for the first time next week. His show on Thursday is about to sell out, so we are excited to add on an Xtra night with this comic genius. Wednesday 25th of March. R130 a ticket. Read more about him below….Doctor Riaad Moosa is an award-winning comedian, presenter, writer & actor; and happens to be a qualified medical doctor as well! He recently starred as Ahmed Kathrada in Anant Singh’s epic Oscar & Golden Globe nominated movie ‘Mandela – Long Walk to Freedom.’ Riaad originally flexed his comedic & dramatic acting muscles when he played the lead in the internationally acclaimed movie ‘Material’ (also co-written by Riaad), which continues to inspire audiences all over SA & Film festival audiences all over the world. Riaad Moosa won the SAFTA (South African Film & Television Award) for Best Actor for his role in ‘Material’, which also received SAFTA’s for Best Film, Best Director & Best Supporting Actor in 2013. His most recent standup comedy tour in 2013, also called ‘Doctor’s Orders’, was one on the biggest tours of his career, performing to over 35 000 people all over SA & Africa.
Check out this clip of his experience as flying as a Muslim post – 911…..http://tinyurl.com/n6a3wtf
“The South African comic-turned-movie-actor is a fully trained doctor, but it’s his Indian heritage & Muslim faith that provide the basis for his stand-up material.” – CNN