In the final of the first World Famous Laugh Factory’s Funniest Person in the World competition, Pakistani stand-up comedian Saad Haroon secured second position.
The contestants faced off in an online voting competition for the prize.
During the voting, which started at 7pm (US Pacific time) on October 24 and continued till 11am on October 27, Haroon secured 59,213 votes. Ismo Leikola of Finland secured 158,945 votes to win the competition. The comedian was among five artists who had made it to the final of the event. French artist Mustapha El Atrassi came in third with 22,658 votes.
It is pertinent to mention here that Saad was among five artists who had made it to the final of the event. French artist Mustapha El Atrassi came in third with 22,658 votes.
Saad Haroon is a well-known stand-up comedian who created Pakistan’s first improvisational comedy troupe called Blackfish. He is the creator of a popular video sketch called ‘Burka Woman’, and has performed internationally as well.
He has been making people laugh for over 10 years now, his television career started from a show ‘The Real News’ (2006-2008), first on-aired on Play Max.
Saad thanked his fans on Twitter for voting online for him.