Navin Kumar is a Chennai born-Bangalore based stand-up comedian who is a Software Engineer by the day and a stand-up comedian by the evening. He can be seen performing in the cafes of Bangalore. His style of comedy is observational and performances involve funny stories from South India, and his personal life as an Engineer, being a son and what not! This is the reason he is able to connect and relate to the audience.
He has been featured in The Hindu as well as The New Indian Express, and has performed in Chennai, Bangalore and Coimbatore, Navin has also performed alongside some of the top comics in the country including Sanjay Manaktala, Praveen Kumar, Aravind SA, Karthik Kumar, Sundeep Rao, Kartik Iyer and Kenny Sebastian. He has come up with his new video South Indian vs Hindi.
Here are the highlights of Navin Kumar’s stand-up: South Indian vs Hindi
He starts off his video by quoting the comments from a feminist and an egalitarian on a standup comedy video, wherein the feminist male advised the comic to be a little more responsible and not use the cuss words, and an egalitarian female shuts him up. A great start to a great video.
Navin Kumar clarifies why he performs in English and not in Hindi
He prides himself in speaking Hindi better than most Tamilians.
He has learnt Hindi from the experts – the railway station ladies!
Agli gaadi or Ugly gaadi? An announcement or a disclaimer?
He even talks about the invention of ‘Zero’ and the misuse of ‘Shoonya’. Navin also shares his agony that whenever he tries to talk in Hindi, his colleagues don’t act considerate and use simpler Hindi replies
Chutzpah of travelling to Gurgaon