Stand-up comedy is undoubtedly becoming a career option with so many comedians flourishing across the country. In the past few years, we have seen many famous comics quit their day jobs to pursue their passion and stand out in the stand-up business. Being funny doesn’t necessarily imply the attribute of being a stand-up comedian. The act needs body language, zeal, observational skills and storytelling skills. While renowned names like Zakir Khan, Sorabh Pant, Tanmay Bhat, Kanan Gill are continuing to make the world laugh, there are less-known stand-up comedians who are pure gems and on the path to make it big.
A writer, and comedian, and an actor, Shaurya prefers observing people just like any other comedian. Holding an MBA degree, he follows his passion of being a stand-up comic as well.
With jokes ranging from him being a secular Kashmiri Pandit and him changing cities more than Vijay Mallya, he radiates laughing gas. He is hilarious and his distinct delivery style, makes him funnier.
Contrary to his name, Masoom is one of the youngest comedians and absolutely not-innocent. His jokes are about things that normal people find messed up.
Rahul hails from Punjab and claims to have left it before it started to ‘fly’. He has performed in three cities Mumbai, Delhi/Gurgaon and Pune, and has won NDTV’s Rising Star of Comedy 2016.
Raunaq is a vegetarian and he loves to joke about it. Also, his jokes about how his family operates makes those relevant to most Indians. He comes with honest observations and sarcasm that you’d really want to give a try.
Last but the best is…
Having performed on the biggest of stages including opening for Vir Das and Russell Brand on his India tour, Gaurav is a regular featured act at comedy clubs across the country. He knows how to poke fun at ‘Jaats’ and his favourite ones revolve around Royal Enfields and poverty.
There are a lot many who are introduced every day at an open mic somewhere. These humour sapiens, the less-known stand-up comedians, are pure gems and ARE gearing up to make you fall off your chair, of course laughing.
Hold up till you encounter next!
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