While the number of women comics in India can be counted on the fingers of one hand, the bro-code in the industry keeps even these women, who survive hugely on self-deprecating humour, on the fringes. Moreover, the overall stand-up humour relies heavily on wife and girlfriend jokes.
Comicstaan judges and stand-up comedians Tanmay Bhat, Abish Mathew and Biswa Kalyan Rath got into an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, where they revealed why comedy cannot be judged and how they became comedians.
AIB’s Tanmay Bhat, currently under fire for his recent roast of legends Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar (watch the video here), had expected all the backlash coming his way. Much before the video went viral, Tanmay had tweeted: “When you guys write about me tomorrow can you please use my snapchat ID – it’s thetanmay […]