Dubai Comedian
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An exceptional talent, Salman Qureshi has won numerous awards and acknowledgements during his 10+ years in Stand Up Comedy. He’s also the host of the popular The Expat Brat Podcast making it to the Apple New & Noteworthy list in 2022. Qureshi is one of the only regional comics to be nominated for the LA Factory USA’s Funniest Person in the World Competition.

Salman has performed live in the USA, UAE, Oman, Pakistan and has made appearances on Dubai One,  ARY TV,  Viu and other channels.

Qureshi will debut his 3rd new comedy special tour ‘Specially Needy’ in May 2023. In 2020, Qureshi had released his half-hour stand-up special on ARY TV. His first Stand Up tour, The Expat Survival Guide’ was in 2016. The show made it to the list of nominations for Masala’s Funniest Show of the Year. His other nominations include “Personality of the Year” at the 2014 and 2015 Ahlan Awards. For his comedy work, Salman made it on the Ahlan Hot 100 List in 2015. Additionally he was also on the inaugural Masala Hot 100 list in 2017.

Born in Saudi Arabia to Pakistani parents, Qureshi brings his unique perspective to his comedy. This year, Salman plans on bringing his new standup show around the world so keep a lookout for the dates in your city!

In the News

Khaleej Times 2023 – Highlight on Salman Qureshi

Lovin Dubai – Blessed in Dubai Series

The National – Salman Qureshi interview

The National – Salman Qureshi launches first Hinglish Stand Up Comedy Show in the UAE

The National – Salman Qureshi interview on the UAE Comedy Scene




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