Umar is the founder of Comedy Masala. In July 2016, Umar made his TV debut on “Comedy Central Asia presents Stand-up Asia!”, and in 2013 Umar was listed in the Top 10 comedians in Asia by Top 10 Magazine, Malaysia. Umar has been doing comedy since 2001, in both improv and stand-up. He was one of the founding members of Black Fish, Pakistan’s first & highly acclaimed English-Speaking Improv Comedy Troupe. He’s performed live in Singapore, New Zealand, HK, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia & Pakistan. He was the official opening act for BILL BURR in Singapore, and has hosted and opened for Hollywood comedian Rob Schneider. Umar is also the Resident Host at Singapore’s most popular weekly comedy night, Comedy Masala.