Ahir Shah is a person. He enjoys standing in front of rooms full of strangers and telling jokes about politics and other things that he likes. He's done well in some competitions and some people have said nice things about him, which you can see below. He's done not-so-well in other competitions, and other people have said not-so-nice things, but it would be counterproductive to mention them here.
2009 Hackney Empire New Act of the Year Finalist
2008 So You Think You're Funny? Finalist
"Charismatic and of rewardingly cerebral approach" The Guardian