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Stand up comedy


How Tamil stand-up comedy is gaining popularity in state

August 20, 2019 7:28 pm

Though still in its infancy, Tamil stand-up comedy comedians have carved a niche for themselves in households across Tamil Nadu.

Women need a voice, they have so much to talk about, says stand-up artiste Sharul Channa

August 18, 2019 12:20 am

Stand-up comic Sharul Channa aka Pottymouth presents issues, from feminism to desi behaviour, with a twist of humour.

Meet Sweta Mantrii, who took to stand-up comedy to talk about disability

June 23, 2019 8:19 am

Apart from stand-up comedy, she has addressed the issues of disabilities through her writings, with one of her ideas eventually building into a 12-minute documentary, titled Disability — a State of Mind.

'No comedy here, no jokes': stand-up comic on Meghalaya mine tragedy

January 08, 2019 8:30 am

"If you are looking for humour, read up on the rescue mission to save the 15 miners trapped in the coalmine in Meghalaya," says stand-up comic Abhineet Mishra in his act about the Meghalaya mine tragedy.

Don’t laugh it off

July 02, 2018 12:47 am

The joke must have a story. It is the task of the stand-up comic to make audiences confront themselves, their time.

Trial and Error

May 19, 2018 1:34 am

Stand-up comedian Gaurav Kapoor is all set to present his first solo.

Video: Comedian Kenny Sebastian gives reasons for self-censorship in the world of 'Goons'

April 24, 2018 11:23 pm

Kenny Sebastian explains why he doesn't joke about politics these days and why he thinks that political goons may have the best job in the world. This video by the comedian which has an undertone of sarcasm is going viral.

Get a Laugh

September 30, 2017 12:37 am

Gurugram-based Jeeveshu Ahluwalia on his shift to comedy, his self-deprecating humour and not getting killed for roasting

Women-only standup comedy: Humour has It

June 12, 2015 1:30 pm

At a women-only, stand-up comedy night, social propriety was given a miss as gags on gender stereotyping took centrestage.

A Show About Nothing

March 14, 2015 12:42 am

Jerry Seinfeld’s show in India has been cancelled due to inordinate delay in permissions