Tanmay Bhat turns 33: Know how well-educated your favourite stand-up comedian are!
Tanmay Bhat, who turns 33 tommorow, is a Bachelor Degree in Advertising. Check out the list of other comedians and their educational qualification.
Stand-up Comedy has caught up with the Indian youth big time in the past few years. With YouTube gaining popularity a whole new generation of comedians has emerged. The success of these stand-up comedians comes from their ability to connect with their audience through their unique content.
1)The Laughing Buddha-Tanmay Bhatt
Tanmay Bhat is an Indian YouTuber, stand-up comedian, script writer, performer, producer, and cofounder of the creative agency All India Bakchod (AIB) along with Gursimranjeet Singh Khamba. Bhat went to Seth Chunilal Damodardas Barfiwala Highschool, Mumbai. He was a hard-working student and would top in his school and college. Initially, he wanted to become a Marine Engineer but later he realized his true passion was comedy and geared his career accordingly.
2)The Relatable-Abhishek Upmanyu
Abhishek Upamanyu’s USP is his reliability. He is a native of Delhi but is currently settled in Mumbai to pursue stand-up comedy. This combination of residencies allows him to bring out the reality of traveling and living in both cities using humorous analogies and stark poker faces. He has done B.E in chemical engineering from Punjab university.
3)The Sakt Laund-Zakir Khan
Zakir Khan rose to fame after winning Comedy Central’s ‘India’s Best Stand-upComedian’ in 2012. He gained more popularity after working closely with AIB’s news show- On Air with AIB. Zakir’s USP is his language, keeping topics light and his constant attempt to console himself about never wooing a girl. He has done his schooling at St. Paul Higher secondary school, Indore. He is a college dropout he discontinued his B. Com degree.
4)The Unpredictable-Kunal Kamra
Kunal Kamra used Twitter to gain popularity. In 2013 he began tweeting his jokes. With the positive response received he started his YouTube chat series called ‘Shut up Ya Kunal’. This led him to becoming a widely popular Indian stand-up comedian and social media star who found his biggest following on YouTube.Kamra grew up in Mumbai, and joined Jai Hind College for a degree in commerce. He dropped in second year to start working as a production assistant in Prasoon Pandey’s ad film production house Corcoise Films, where he stayed for eleven years.
5) Being Bassi-Anubhav Singh Bassi
Anubhav Singh Bassi from being a lawyer, a UPSC aspirant, to opening a food business with friends to eventually ending up on stage as a stand-up comedian, Anubhav Singh Bassi journey has been equivalent to that of a roller coaster.. He had done his schooling at Dewan Public School, Meerut. He did his LLB degree from Dr.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
5)The Feminist-Aditi Mittal
Aditi Mittal is one of the first female stand-up comedians in India. She is a comedian as well as a successful writer as she has written columns for Grazia Magazine, DNA, FirstPost.com and Financial Times. She has done her Graduation in Mass Communication Performing Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University,Canada,USA.
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