Ahmed Ahmed : Double Trouble in KL 28th Oct
Egyptian-American actor, comedian, producer, and director Ahmed Ahmed is one of the most diverse, multi-faceted talents in the entertainment industry today. Ahmed gained fame with the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, a highly acclaimed comedy tour aimed to stop prejudice towards Middle Easterners thorough comedy. He has featured in a selection of films including ‘Swingers’, ’Iron Man’, and ‘You Don’t Mess With The Zohan’. Currently, he can be seen starring as “Ahmed” on the hit comedy series ‘Sullivan & Son’, produced by comedian Vince Vaughn.
In 2011, Ahmed made his directorial debut with his groundbreaking documentary Just Like Us. The film premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, and went on to be selected at 30 international film festivals, winning several “Best Director” and “Best Documentary” awards. The documentary, a celebration of culture and comedy, follows Ahmed and ten American comedians through Dubai, Egypt, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia, performing in front of over 20,000 Arabs and Muslims across the region. Just Like Us garnered Ahmed attention on the political front, and he was invited to The White House to have dinner with President Obama, and was also invited to The State Department to have dinner with Hilary Clinton- as they commended him on creating a project that made an effort to break down barriers and encourage cross-cultural dialogue. Ahmed is currently in post-production on Just Like Us Too, which takes place in Syria, Jordan, Palestine, and Oman.
Opening for Ahmed Ahmed in KL will be non other than Andrew Netto
Andrew Netto is one of the hottest comedians in the Malaysian circuit achieving considerable success in the local and international comedy scenes. He is described as a comic with more spin than a high speed turbine, with his twists and insights in the daily workings of the average Joe. The Malaysian is a regular feature in The Comedy Club KL shows and has performed at or emceed dozens of the highly popular comedy show. He does his routine alongside seasoned international comedians and holds his ground despite his young age.
His ability to do comedy and double up as an emcee gives him the extra edge making him a real favourite with corporations. Andrew Netto has been busy with performances in Australia, Singapore and numerous shows with The Comedy Club KL. He was also the emcee for the 15,000 strong St. Patrick’s Day celebration and is in the Malaysia Book of Records for “The First Stand-up Comedy Performance on a Plane”. The ambitious young man has been quoted as saying that life is full of little pleasures and laughing is just one of them. Andrew Netto is primed to be the next Malaysian comedy superstar. He lives with his life quote “Live life to the fullest. There’s plenty of time to be dead”.
|Date:||28-Oct-2017 To 28-Oct-2017|
|Location:||PJ Live Arts, Petaling jaya|
|Admission:||RM90, RM120, RM150|
|Phone:||03 7931 0840|