Stars of film, TV and comedy, along with a couple-hundred-something Angelenos, united for the debut of Minority Reportz’s “Persian Girls Night Out” comedy show at the James Bridges Theater at UCLA on Wednesday, June 19. Founder and producer of Minority Reportz Mona Shaikh and showcase host Tehran Von Ghasri reunited and laughed about memories about past comedy shows as they welcomed guests.
Upon arrival, star of Disney’s Aladdin Navid Negahban was overheard saying, “Minority Reportz is wonderful! This is great to see people around the world come together to laugh and have fun.”
Actor Devv Taylor was seen chatting with celebrities and greeting guests. “Persian Girls Night Out is awesome. I love supporting shows like Minority Reportz and supporting diversity,” stated Taylor. “This is what I’m about.”
Tehran Von Ghasri emceed the night’s event, lovingly impersonated his parents and his Persian-and-African-American upbringing, educated the audience about his family’s Persian traditions and translated Farsi for guests. Hilarious and stunningly beautiful female comedians Sarah Fatemi, Ariana Basseri, Mona Mira, Ariel Kashachi, Kat Dekari, and Minority Reportz founder Mona Shaikh, brought applause and laughter to one of the most diverse comedy show audiences seen in Los Angeles. During thePersian Girls Night Out comedy show, men and women of ages from 18 to 80-ish, representing more than 100 cities and numerous countries around the world, responded with clapping and cheering as they related to personal humorous anecdotes shared by the performers
TV personality and star of Bravo TV’s “Shahs of Sunset” Shervin Roohparvar and his friends were seen seated front row, laughing hysterically during Persian Girls Night Out.
Music recording artists Shabnam Jaleh, Eddie Attar and Morvarid, as well as lifestyle influencer Huda Chay of Morocco, also attended the Minority Reportz’s Persian Girls Night Out comedy show and were spotted mingling with friends at the afterparty hosted by DJ Gami.