Saad Haroon is the second ‘Funniest Person in the World’

- Pakistani

Pakistani stand-up comedian Saad Haroon has been declared as the second funniest person in the World as he secured second position in the final of the first Laugh Factory Funniest Person in the World competition.

The contest was the first of its kind, in which the contestants competed in an online voting competition for the prize. Saad secured 59,213 votes

The voting started at 7pm (US Pacific time) on October 24 and continued till 11am on October 27. Saad Haroon secured 59,213 votes to secure the runner-up prize. The winner Ismo Leikola of Finland secured 158,945 votes to win the competition.

French artist Mustapha El Atrassi came in third with 22,658 votes. Saad Haroon was among five artists who had made it to the final of the event.

Saad Haroon is a standup comedian, improviser, director, scriptwriter and producer. He is known for creating Pakistan’s first improvisational comedy troupe, named Blackfish.

No doubt its very hard to make laugh others and it needs excellent skills. Talented Saad Haroon is credited with Pakistan’s first English-language comedy show on television, named The Real News.

It was among the first comedy shows in Pakistan to be shot in front of a live studio audience. The Real News was a mix of political and social satire.

Saad Haroon got great fame and recognition among the audience. At present, he is working on a brand new stand-up comedy show.