ABOUT MONA

“she’s created a singular niche — and a hilarious one at that” – LA Weekly

Mona Shaikh is a stand-up comedian, host, emcee and producer of Minority Reportz. She most recently emcee’d the Women’s March in SF in Jan 2019 and made history by being the first South Asian/Middle Eastern Female Comedian to perform in front of over 50,000 people! She’s been featured in LA Times, Newsweek, The Guardian, LA Weekly, New York Post, Huffington Post, Washington Post and BBC. She can also be seen regularly on The Young Turks, The Stephanie Miller Show on SiriusXM and Mo’Kelly Show on IHeartRadio. Mona has also headlined in Dubai, Portugal as well as London. In addition to being seen all around Los Angeles at major comedy clubs as The Comedy Store, Flappers Comedy Club, The Laugh Factory, Ice House Pasadena, Hollywood Improv and many more, she hosted the Hollywood Improv for Comedy Juice night with Dane Cook. She became the first Pakistani female Comedian to be selected for the Laugh’s Factory Funniest Person in the World Competition and made history by becoming the first Pakistani female Comedian to headline Hollywood Improv.

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Catch Mona Shaikh as Donna Abbasi on The Rookie (ABC)
ABC

Catch Mona Shaikh as Donna Abbasi on The Rookie (ABC)

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Mona Shaikh-Host of a new show at The Comedy Store-The Sh!t Gets Real!

Mona Shaikh-Host of a new show at The Comedy Store-The Sh!t Gets Real!

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LA Times-‘You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time:’ ‘Combating Coronavirus’ comedy provides much-needed levity
Los Angeles Times

LA Times-‘You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time:’ ‘Combating Coronavirus’ comedy provides much-needed levity

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FORBES-Sexual Harassment Is No Laughing Matter: Insights From A South Asian Female Comic And Doctor
Forbes

FORBES-Sexual Harassment Is No Laughing Matter: Insights From A South Asian Female Comic And Doctor

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Forbes Features Mona Shaikh
Forbes.com

Forbes Features Mona Shaikh

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San Francisco Chronicles features Mona Shaikh
San Francisco Chronicles

San Francisco Chronicles features Mona Shaikh

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3rdi Film Festival officially selects Mona Shaikh-The Documentary to be showcased in San Francisco.
3rdi Film Festival

3rdi Film Festival officially selects Mona Shaikh-The Documentary to be showcased in San Francisco.

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5 International Stand-Up Comics You Must Catch
GQ

5 International Stand-Up Comics You Must Catch

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Minority Reportz Stand-Up Stand-Ups
Hustler

Minority Reportz Stand-Up Stand-Ups

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Mona Shaikh Is A Naughty Muslim Comedian
LA Weekly

Mona Shaikh Is A Naughty Muslim Comedian

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What’s Fair, and Not, in Love and Jihad. “Naughty Muslim,” Mona Shaikh, Is Not Afraid to Take on Taboo Topics
The Progressive

What’s Fair, and Not, in Love and Jihad. “Naughty Muslim,” Mona Shaikh, Is Not Afraid to Take on Taboo Topics

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Death Threats and Censorship Can’t Stop ‘Naughty Muslim’ Comic Mona Shaikh
NBC

Death Threats and Censorship Can’t Stop ‘Naughty Muslim’ Comic Mona Shaikh

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Minority Reportz debuts ‘Girls Night Out’ series to support up-and-coming comedians of color
LA Times

Minority Reportz debuts ‘Girls Night Out’ series to support up-and-coming comedians of color

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Unveiled: ‘Nobody expects Muslim women to be comedians’
The Guardian

Unveiled: ‘Nobody expects Muslim women to be comedians’

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Mona Shaikh

Mona Shaikh is a stand-up comic/actor of Pakistani descent from NYC now residing in Los Angeles. FACEBOOK LIVE EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 12PM PST! TUNE IN..
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Mona Shaikh7 months ago
Three comedians clowning on Kanyewest and Chance The Rapper about Kanye's bit for presidency!

TODAY 615PM PST ON MONA'S RANTS YOUTUBE LIVE STREAM!

I got the hilarious Frank Leslie Robnett IV and Sarah Fatemi!

HERE'S THE LINK TO TUNE IN: https://youtu.be/vpQLaxGbXB
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Mona Shaikh7 months ago
Can any moron now run to be POTUS?

Catch Mona's Rants Today 615pm PST: https://youtu.be/vpQLaxGbXB4
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#kanyewest #chancetherapper #potus
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Mona's Rants- Ep. 25- Chance The Rapper defends Kanye's Bid for Presidency
Mona rants today about Chance The Rapper defending Kanye's bid for the presidency. Can any moron now run for the position of POTUS? Watch & Subscribe
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Mona Shaikh7 months ago
My dog Babaloo has a message she wanted me to convey about Minority Reportz presents Comedy Benefit Night Romany Studios!

Catching @mazjobrani @iamtehran @navidnegahban and Me on the same lineup for $10? Yeah thats rare!

Sat. July 18th 7pm PST!

Tickets are very limited

BUY NOW: www.minorityreportz.com
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#minorityreportz #mazjobrani
#tehran #persiancomedy #desicomedy #standupcomedy #navidneghaban #funny #comedy
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Mona Shaikh8 months ago
I'm very proud of our upcoming show Minority Reportz presents Comedy Benefit Night Romany Studios with Navid Negahban (Homeland, Disney's Aladdin) and Maz Jobrani!

I hope you will join us me hosting along with Tehran Von Ghasri and Dhaya Lakshminarayanan on Sat. July 18th at 7pm PST!

Tickets are only $10! This is a Benefit Comedy Show to support Romany Studios created by Navid Neghaban!

BUY HERE: https://bit.ly/3gLLisn
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#MazJobrani #Standupcomedy #Comedians #navidneghaban #MinorityReportz #MonaShaikh

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