Born on May 19, 1990 in New Delhi, Abhishek completed his schooling from St. Xavier’s High School, Chandigarh and A.K.S.I.P.S. Chandigarh. He completed his Bachelors in Chemical Engineering (B.E.) from Panjab University, Chandigarh.
After carrying out his graduation, he went on to work with a few private companies. In 2009 and 2010, he worked as an intern with ‘Ranbaxy,’ Gurgaon and ‘Engineers India Limited,’ New Delhi respectively. He later went on to work with ‘HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd,’ Bhatinda in 2011 and ‘Grail Research’ as a research analyst. After leaving ‘Bain & Company,’ in 2013, he pursued his career in stand-up comedy and joined ‘On Air with AIB;’ as a writer in 2015.
In 2016, he uploaded his first video on his YouTube Channel with the title ‘Indian Insults & Comebacks.’
His two comedy shows- ‘Thoda Saaf Bol’ and ‘Jealous of Sabjiwala’ were immensely popular. Since then, he has performed on various national and international platforms.
This Delhi boy is amongst the finest young comedians in the country. He represents fresh new talent and is known to kill it on stage, all credit to his superfast delivery and unmatched observational skills.
Abhishek now lives in Mumbai and scaling new heights of success every day.
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Lesser Known Things About Abhishek Upmanyu
- He is fond of playing the guitar and travelling.
- He loves cats and owns one named, Mitch Hedberg.
- His favourite comics are Vinay Sharma, Aditi Mittal, Zakir Khan, and Bridget Christie.
- He has a tattoo inked of his favourite Indian dish, in his own handwriting – Dal Makhani