Anuvab Pal

India's answer to P.G Wodehouse


Hailed as ‘India's most intelligent stand-up comic’ by The New York Times, Anuvab Pal put India on the world map of comedy by being the first stand up comedian from India to sell out shows in New York !

The BBC calls him ‘India's answer to British wit’. He's been called a ‘Mad genius’ by Hindustan Times and the ‘Gentleman comic’ by IndiaToday.

He is an internationally renowned playwright, screen-writer, & author who has written scripts for films like Loins of Punjab Presents & The President is Coming.

He has been featured in The New York Times video, ‘A Night at The Comedy Club'.  CNNGO, a travel website by CNN, mentioned him on a list of ‘20 Mumbai people to watch out for’.

Anuvab joined the hilarious pan-global satirical podcast The Bugle in 2016. He co-created the comedy series Empire-ical Evidence and Future Empire-Fect (BBC Radio4).

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Anuvab is the only Indian stand-up comedian after Russell Peters to sell out The Gotham Comedy Club in New York in record time. He’s also the only Indian comedian invited to perform at Harvard University.

The Times of India lists him among India’s top 5 English speaking comedians, having played over 750 shows and sold out houses across India, the Middle East, Singapore, Hong Kong, San Francisco, South by Southwest Austin Texas, Laugh Boston, New York. His stand-up comedy special The Nation Wants To Know, has played over 500 sold out shows from Mumbai to Sydney to San Francisco.

His show ‘Empire’, a comedy show based on the history of the British Empire in India, has played in 35 cities worldwide and been called “Spectacular” by CNN and a “laugh riot with brilliant ideas” by NDTV.

His work has been featured by CNN, BBC, The Washington Post, Vogue, Elle, Time, Newsweek and many others.

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