Shridhar Venkataramana: Humour Sapiens

The IIM Comic: Shridhar Venkataramana

Shridhar Venkataramana, an engineering graduate from NIT Surathkal, holding an MBA from IIM Bangalore, ventured into stand-up comedy in the year 2014. He has performed in over 100 shows across Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, and Vizag. Shridhar has also hosted for some renowned comics such as Praveen Kumar, Sundeep Rao, Kanan Gill, Amit Tandon, Vasu Primlani, Daniel Fernandes, to list a few.

He has been featured in some of the top newspapers namely Deccan Chronicle and a popular magazine, Yo! Vizag.

He talks about his journey as a small-town boy to a big city and all the weird situations he comes face to face with. With his clean comedy, this topper talks about other aspects of a topper’s life and tries to shun the stereotype of toppers being giant pricks.

Apart from being a comedian, Shridhar works as the Product Revenue Strategy Manager at Star Sports! He has a typical topper trait of loving whatever he does. He loves job and loves comedy and has no plans of quitting job for full time comedy anytime soon. In his free time, instead of indulging in non-productive activities like sleeping or watching TV, he does comedy shows. He wishes to be ‘the funniest CEO there will be’.

This Punny man is known for his Prime Time Jokes. It is a series of Stand-Up Comedy videos based on the Prime Time news events that happened around us. He started with the intent to share thought provoking, intellectually stimulating idea which are hilarious at the same time.

Some of Shridhar Venkataramana’s hilarious acts are:

Man vs. Wild, Amazon Fire & Article 370

He talks about the person who’s the poster boy for South Indian Education System – Shashi Tharoor, and the wonderful things he does with his mouth. He goes on to talk about PV Sindhu win, Modi ji’s appearance on Man vs Wild, and more. Every line is a pun redefined which sure takes time to set in, but once you understand, his intelligent puns leave you in awe. Check out his latest video.

Elections & World Cup

He talks about the interviews that happen pre and post elections, specifically highlighting the one where Modi ji mentioned clouds stop the radar from detecting signals. He is confident that Modi ji was hinting that one guy in Pakistan who stands at the border and acts as a human radar. Naturally, clouds can stop the radar from detecting signals here. Check out as he talks about not just elections, but cricket world cup and football too.

Politics, Padmavati & Other News

Herein, Sridhar talks about the brilliance of Aryabhatta on inventing the figure for total number of jokes Indians can take. He even talks about the work of legendary Rabindranath Tagore, that gets standing ovation even today (wink wink). Sridhar warns that his jokes do take time and of course education to sink in. He grills the political parties and leaves us in splits. Further goes on to talk about the movie Padmavati, and the protests around it. These Prime Time jokes are about things happening around us, how could he not talk about the great Ambani wedding. There’s more to it, check out the video.

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