Nazeem Hussain has fast become one of the biggest stars of Australian comedy, and a much
loved television and radio personality.
Nazeem’s Netflix special Nazeem Hussain: Public Frenemy, filmed in Montreal at the Just For
Laughs Festival, started streaming globally in 2019, introducing Nazeem to a legion of new
fans, and critical acclaim. Funny Or Die, and Chortleboth listed Nazeem’s special amongst
Nazeem’s prime time TV comedy series ‘Orange Is The New Brown’ aired on Channel 7 in
late 2018 to rave reviews. Nazeem created and starred in the sketch series, working
alongside Claudia Karvan, Tim Minchin, Urzila Carlson and Kat Stewart. Several of the
sketches have gone viral online, being viewed by over 10 million people.
Stand-up comedy is Nazeem’s, first love. He won the Best Newcomer Award at the
Melbourne International Comedy Festival and has twice been nominated for the Helpmann
Award for Best Comedy Performer.