Writing, Etc

Besides stand-up, Shahryar also loves to write.  Shahryar enjoys screenwriting, playwriting, and write humorous short stories.

His most notable work is the pilot for Independents, the script and show he co-wrote and co-created with his friend Usman Sheikh.

Independents main page

It was a finalist in the Acclaim TV Writing contest and a semi-finalist in the PAGE International Screenwriting contest.

Shahryar’s play The History Lesson was acted out in the 2005 NETSAP STAGE One Act Festival.

The History Lesson

And he can be seen monthly at the Subcontinental Drift Open Mic in DC where he reads a new humorous short story.