A firm favourite with his legendary performances, Omid's stand-up awards include; Time Out Award and EMMA Award for Best Stand Up and nominated for the South Bank Award.
Omid was the winner of the Best Actor Award for his lead performance in The Infidel at the Turin Film Festival (won the previous year by Bill Murray). The Infidel also picked up a Loaded LAFTA award for "Funniest film" and Omid was short listed for "Peter Sellers Award" at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards.
"To carve yourself out a career as the thinking person's Iranian comedian in this political climate takes a fine brain and a masterful way with the audience. There is no question that Omid Djalili possesses both". Sunday Times