about me

Suhayl is a qualified medical doctor with a funny bone. He began stand up comedy 6 years ago performing across South Africa whilst making time to save lives in his spare time.

Featuring on multiple Comedy Central shows including Guy Code(MTV) as well as Kagiso Lediga’s Late Night sketch show with Hugh Masakela: “The Bantu Hour” caught the eyes of many in the industry. Suhayl opened for two time Emmy nominated, London-based and Netflix’s first African comedian Loyiso Gola at the Grahamstown Arts Festival 2017

“3x Comics Choice Awards Nominee 2023”

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Multiple Comedy Central shows including Guy Code,
Kagiso Lediga’s Late Night sketch show with Hugh Masakela: “The Bantu Hour”.

After a mere 2 performances he was introduced to a legend and thus became one of the opening acts for Riaad Moosa’s one man show: “Doctor’s Orders”.

More recently, Suhayl has opened for Best Comic of the Year Carvin Goldstone in Durban as well as two time Emmy nominated, London-based and Netflix’s first African comedian Loyiso Gola at the Grahamstown Arts Festival 2017.

In September 2017; Mr Gola invited Suhayl to travel to London to dazzle audiences at various clubs which included the
world renowned Backyard Comedy Club as well
as Up the Creek Comedy Club which proved to be a highlight of his career.

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career highlight

In 2019 comedy legend David Kau invited him to join his select crew of South Africa’s finest comedians on the Blacks Only nationwide tour.

DJ Fresh witnessed his performances at these shows and requested his performance at the 5FM Oh Ship festival later that year.

With a whirlwind of sold-out shows emerging from the pandemic and building a dedicated live and online audience Suhayl was nominated for the DSTV Content Creator Awards 2022 and 3 Comics Choice Awards in 2023 namely: Best Solo Show Award, Breakthrough Act of the Year Award and Funny Influencer Content of the Year Award.

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sold-out shows

Nationwide shows in some of the less travelled towns in South Africa & Botswana including:

  • Zeerust
  • Mafikeng
  • Polokwane
  • Newcastle
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Gaborone
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Ladysmith
  • Louis Trichardt
  • Johannesburg
  • Pretoria

Suhayl strives from strength to strength to bring his unique brand of comedy to everyone.

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corporate work

Suhayl is a versatile and dynamic Master of Ceremonies who is fluent in English, isiZulu en ‘n bietjie Afrikaans. With many corporate clients left in awe with his comedy performances as well as his knack for keeping an audience engaged throughout, he garuntees your event a success.

Some of Suhayl’s satisfied clients include: PPS, Nestle Kitkat, Property24, Edcon group, Supersave Group and Nativa Pharmaceutical Labs just to name a few.

Looking for a Program Director, Master of Ceremonies, Motivational Speaker and Comedian? Suhayl’s got you covered. Get in touch with us today.

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