Hadi Khorsandi

Events

Hadi Khorsandi at Bonyad Jaleh Esfahani Annual Event Saturday, March 5, 2016
"sister Shirin Ebadi Court"A Comedy Play Past Oct 24-26, 2014
"sister Shirin Ebadi Court"A Comedy Play Past Sunday, Oct 26, 2014
Hadi & Samad 3rd Encounter Past Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Hadi & Samad 3rd Encounter Past Sunday, June 29, 2014
Hadi & Samad 3rd Encounter Past Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Biography

Hadi Khorsandi is a contemporary Iranian poet and satirist. Since 1979, he has been the editor and writer of the satirical journal Asghar Agha. Khorsandi is particularly renowned for his examination of Iranian socio-political matters, particularly his open criticism of religious fundamentalism. He has lived in exile in London, England since the Iranian Revolution.

Khorsandi was the recipient of the Hellman-Hammett Award in 1995. He has recently performed stand up comedy with Parviz Sayyad, another famous Iranian satirist. He is the father of Shappi Khorsandi, a well-known UK-based Iranian comedian.