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Overview (1)

Birth NameFizaa Zarine Dosani

Mini Bio (1)

Fizaa Dosani is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and mental health advocate. She has toured widely as a comic and performs regularly on well-known stages around the world. On screen, Fizaa has had roles in acclaimed movies and TV shows such as Netflix's Dear White People, FX's Snowfall on Hulu, and ABC's How To Get Away With Murder. Most recently, Fizaa played "Jules" on season 5 of CBS's S.W.A.T., and will appear as "Seema" in season 1 of FOX's Pivoting, a new comedy series premiering in 2022.

In 2017, Fizaa created Facial Recognition Comedy (FRC) as a response to tokenism and under-representation in arts and media. FRC is now a nationally touring stand-up comedy show with bi-coastal residencies in LA and NYC, as well as a podcast of the same name, which she co-hosts. Fizaa was named as an up-and-coming comedian and actor by The New York Times in an article listing Facial Recognition Comedy as one of the top 5 shows they were most excited to see at the 2018 New York Comedy Festival. In January 2020, Fizaa performed with FRC at the San Francisco Sketchfest for her third year in a row. The show has also been mentioned in Deadline, Daily Beast, Vulture, Screen Rant, Backstage, and more.

Fizaa was selected as a winner of Clubhouse's inaugural Creator First program in 2021. In addition to producing and hosting her pilot, the app ordered 12 episodes for the first season of FRC in the Facial Recognition Comedy Club. The show became one of the first social audio series of its kind on any social media platform.

She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (2)

Grand-niece of award-winning Indian screenwriter Abrar Alvi, whose film Pyaasa was rated as one of the 100 best films of all time by Time magazine in 2005.
Distant relative of Bollywood Superstar Mithun Chakraborthy. Mithun's wife Yogita Bali's uncle ( dad's cousin) is Abrar Alvi. Abrar Alvi is Fiza's grand uncle.

Personal Quotes (2)

We are all damaged doves flying in awkward circles against the wind.
Everyone is entitled to their opinion. Even if it's wrong.

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