Ali is a Canadian Comedy Award nominee who has also performed across Canada, in the US, the Middle East and in the UK.
In his 15 year career as a stand up comedian, Ali has performed a number of times with the Just For Laughs Festival - in Montreal, Toronto and recently in Burlington, Ontario - a set that was filmed and that will air on television in the summer of 2021. Ali has also performed twice the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, including in 2020 - a set that will air on CBC Television in 2021.
In the fall of 2019, Ali was also part of the Just for Laughs Cross-Country Comedy Tour hosted by Rick Mercer, performing 23 shows across Canada over 25 days.
Ali took his solo show Muslim Interrupted to Scotland to perform at the world's largest comedy festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The show also ran at the Just for Laughs in Montreal and on to over 30 cities across Canada, receiving accolades and an enormous amount of press coverage along the way.
In the fall 2021, Ali will start touring his brand new One Man Show Does This Taste Funny?, based on his 15 years in the restaurant industry as a chef, caterer and cooking instructor.
As of Winter 2021, Ali is also part of the teaching faculty at Queens University, teaching Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy in the DAN School of Drama.
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