Who Is This Guy?

Toronto-based standup comic Danish Anwar takes hyphenated introductions to a whole new level.

Born and raised in Moscow towards the end of the Cold war, he’s likely the world’s first and only Soviet-Born-Second-City-Trained-Indian-Bengali-Canadian-Comic.

Standup Highlights:

Nominated for the Tim Sims Encouragement Award 2012, The Funniest Torontonian (2012), and a finalist in the 2011

Toronto Comedy Brawlhe’s also a regular performer at Yuk Yuk’s (North America’s largest chain of comedy clubs), produces several comedy shows of various flavors (charity fundraisers, political shows, “Best of”) and is generally sleep deprived.

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Aside from forcing politically charged comedy onto Toronto audiences every week, he enjoys spending time with his 11 pound buddy Spidey and writing about himself in third person.

Producer Credits:

Nominated as Best Producer at the 2012 I Heart Jokes Awards, his ever-increasing production umbrella includes:

  • Political shows (Laugh Riot, Loudmouth All-Stars, Occupy TO)
  • Toronto Comedy All-Stars
  • Comedy fundraisers for charities (Native Women’s Resource Center, Community Food Centres of Canada, Animal Alliance)

If your organization would like to engage the public, entertain your donors and raise money doing it, contact him today (I know it’s a link to my Facebook, but if you’re not on social media then I can’t give you my number, as studies suggest you might be a serial killer)