He is one of South Africa’s most sought after comedians with a style all his own.
Riaad Moosa is a medical doctor. His parents, aunts and uncles are also all doctors. He is one of South Africa’s most sought after comedians. Riaad began his career as a comedy magician, and then moved on to pure stand-up comedy. He is most famous for his 2012 movie that he starred in called Material. It opened in SA cinemas nationwide to overwhelming critical acclaim.
In 2013, Material won five SAFTA’s, including one for Best Actor awarded to Riaad for his role as the conflicted Cassim Kaif.
Riaad, one of the country’s most popular and acclaimed funnymen with a style all his own, is known as ‘the Comedy Doctor’, and he certainly seems to have the remedy for the nation’s ills at the moment: a healthy dose of laughter, straight up – hold the aspirin.