"AZHAR iS UNTOUCHABLE.
HE'S LIKE A COMEDIAN FROM THE FUTURE."

Dave Chappelle


Born and raised in Chicago, Azhar is an outspoken American Muslim standup comedian of Indian descent, widely regarded as one of the top comedians in the city of Chicago. A former attorney turned actor, he served as a writer for Hasan Minhaj’s historic speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner and currently has a recurring role in Amazon Studios’ critically-acclaimed original series ‘Patriot.’ Azhar has toured with several of today’s top comics—in addition to contributing original comedy material to their Netflix original standup specials—including Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, and Dave Chappelle. Through his boutique services firm The Numinous Company, he also provides creative producing and consulting services to a number of fellow comedians and creatives throughout the industry. Azhar performed at the 2018 Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, Canada this year and is in active development on multiple creative projects. He is a paid regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York City and continues to tour globally.