Riaad Moosa tells Darren, Keri and Sky when 'Life Begins'

Riaad Moosa tells Darren, Keri and Sky when 'Life Begins'

Anxiety? Fatigue? Stress? Heavy chest? These could all be signs of withdrawal symptoms from life ‘pre-COVID’. It turns out that there is a cure for this hollow feeling in our chests - a healthy dose of laughter with Riaad Moosa’s latest comedy special, Life Begins.

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As an award-winning comedian, actor, writer, and presenter, Riaad Moosa is one of South Africa’s most renowned funnymen and as the “Comedy Doctor”, he certainly knows the remedy to the nation’s ills.

In 'Life Begins', Riaad Moosa tries to figure out whether life truly does begin at 40 - a snapshot into his life as a 40-something father of four kids, husband, comedian, and actor - with cultural and political issues thrown in.

“In many ways, I feel like I’m still crawling and I’m looking back at my journey from being an aspirational doctor, coming from a relatively conservative Muslim background, where both my parents were doctors, and how I actually journeyed to becoming a stand-up comedian,” comments Riaad.

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Riaad also explained that the show is very philosophical and existential. 

"It involves the normal issues of getting older while at the same time experiencing, at a maturity where I'm supposed to be wise, a world that is completely turned on its head. And it’s about how I negotiate all these things happening around me while trying to maintain a positive attitude. Through my comedic lens, I hope to put a different spin on that and hopefully, my next 40 years will be lived with renewed vigour and excitement,” Moosa adds.

Listen to the full interview by clicking on the podcast below:

Riaad Moosa’s Life Begins is 100% pure quality entertainment.    

Tickets for Riaad Moosa’s first online show, 'Not A Nice Guy: Covid Edition', on 25th of July are now available here.

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IMAGE CREDIT: Facebook/Riaad Moosa

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