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Mawaan Rizwan is a UK-based actor, writer, and comedian. He was born in Pakistan and moved to East London at the age of two. He shot to fame with the success of his YouTube channel, which has attracted over 20 million views. He is currently writing on the second season of the Netflix series SEX EDUCATION.
Mawaan has hosted two BBC documentary specials, GETTING HIGH FOR GOD? and HOW GAY IS PAKISTAN? (Netflix). He starred in the six part ITV drama Next of Kin as well as the BBC’s BAFTA-winning MURDERED BY MY FATHER. He has appeared on LOADED (AMC, Channel 4) and FIVE BY FIVE (BBC 3).
Mawaan was the co-host of the BBC Asian Network radio show THE MAWAAN & EMILY SHOW with Emily Lloyd-Saini. Last year, he supported Simon Amstell on tour and his show JUICE was a critically acclaimed sell out hit at The Edinburgh Fringe A deeply personal and skilfully physical hour on love, liberation, Missy Elliot and what happens when you accidentally make your mum famous.”
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