The contestants faced off in an online voting competition for the prize. During the voting, Haroon secured 59,213 votes. Ismo Leikola of Finland secured 158,945 votes to win the competition. The comedian was among five artists who had made it to the final of the event. French artist Mustapha El Atrassi came in third with 22,658 votes.
Haroon is a standup comedian, improviser, director, scriptwriter and producer who created Pakistan’s first improvisational comedy troupe, named Blackfish. Haroon is also credit with creating Pakistan’s first english language comedy show on television by the name of The Real News. The show was a mix of Political and Social satire and was one of the first comedy shows in Pakistan to be shot in front of a live studio audience.