Azhar Usman

Azhar is an outspoken American Muslim standup comedian of Indian descent, widely regarded among the top comedians in Chicago, where he was born and raised.
An attorney turned actor, he served as a writer for Hasan Minhaj’s historic speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner and currently has a recurring role in Amazon Studios’ critically-acclaimed original series ‘Patriot’ (2 Seasons).
Azhar performed at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, Canada this year and is in active development on multiple creative projects.
He has toured with several of today’s top comics, including Dave Chappelle, Hannibal Buress, and Hasan Minhaj. As a consultant and producer, Azhar’s credits include: The Boundary (HBO); Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (Netflix); Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado (Netflix); Mo Amer: The Vagabond (Netflix); and Ramy (Hulu—2019).
He is a paid regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York City and continues to tour globally.