Mumbai-based comedian Urooj Ashfaq won the Best Newcomer Award at the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her show Oh No! The Comedy Awards recognize the best performers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a performance arts festival that takes place in the Scottish capital over three weeks.
In Oh No! – Ashfaq’s UK debut – the comedian talks about her experiences in therapy, her parents’ divorce and Hindu-Muslim relations in India. She is the first Indian comedian to win at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in its four decades-old history.