“God always has a perfect plan!”
A budding standup comedian has recently clinched a triple win for his stellar comedic performance.
Asuraajan Sharleh, best known by his stage name, Asu, bagged three awards for Short+Sweet Malaysia 2022: Stand-Up Comedy category, winning the Best Newcomer, Best Overall Production and Audience Choice Award. Asu sweeps all those wins with his hilarious day-to-day encounters with customer relations personnel, highlighting his bank atrocities experience.
The 15th anniversary of Short+Sweet Malaysia which was held at Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPac) showcased a talented line-up of 22 acts who performed their craft in either stand-up comedy or song, with each act executing their short and sweet performances under 5 minutes.
The Co-Founder and Artistic Director of KLPac, Joe Hasam (OAM) congratulated Asu saying “You are such a funny person. You are probably one of the most talented stand-up individuals I have seen in a long time.”
Sharing this good news through his Instagram, Asuraajan took this opportunity to convey his heartfelt gratitude to all the pillars that made this feat come true;
First and foremost, he thanked the organizing team, supporting fellow participants and the encouraging audience for making it a memorable day.
He also expresses his gratitude to Valsala Krishnan and his mentor Elango for believing in him, saying “I sincerely thank your generosity in assisting this boy. Sincere thanks to the ET Ideas group for being there for me constantly and supporting me.”
Believe In You – Asuraajan Sharleh
As Susan L. Taylor said, “Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us,” this is a perfect example to relate with Asu, he achieved a triple victory and set a benchmark for himself.
Other winners of the night for the Stand-Up Comedy category include budding stand-up comedian Kishen Alex (1st Runner Up), first-time win for Short+Sweet regular Abbey Thangiah (2nd Runner Up), renowned ‘Gegar Lawak’ star Ayim Razak (Artistic Director’s Award) as well as Garu (Festival Director’s Award).
Congratulations Asuraajan Sharleh for this amazing feat and all the best with your future ventures!