Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2023
Urooj is a stand-up comedian who hails from Mumbai, India. She not only has a degree in psychology but later went on to be in therapy herself. What is her show about, you ask? I think you should ask YOURSELF why you insist on knowing everything. Why don’t you just show up for the thing, be surprised, and go with the flow?*
*Okay, I’ll tell you: the show is about her, her family, things that annoy her, and things she loves. She will obviously talk about herself since she’s already speaking in the third person. Please come to my show. I love you.
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“Back-to-back laughs… Urooj Ashfaq is a must-see”
“An electrifying comic talent from Mumbai”
“An utterly endearing comic”