The Evolution of Indian Stand Up Comedy
Ever tried tracing the roots of Indian comedy? Even before the era of ‘LOL, LMFAO and ROFL’? You may find yourself swimming in a bowlful of soup.
So how did it all begin? Time to contemplate what India must have been like before the likes of stand-up comedians decided to take matters into their own hands.
Few years later
Believe it or not, it all began with these unusual partners from back in the day.
And this is how it all began!
The era of Charlie Chaplin, Kishore Kumar & Mehmood
Bow down to the men of the black & white era. If Charlie Chaplin gave birth to slapstick & silent comedy, then India’s answer to that was Kishore Kumar and Mehmood.
They came, they made fun of themselves, they laughed and they conquered.
The era of Jim Carrey & Johnny Lever
Three words : Best. Impressionists. Ever.
The era of Indian Comedy serials
Trying to decide who’s more sophisticatedly boorish
notoriously stupid has never been SO.MUCH.FUN.
The era of Youtube stand up comedians
Where John Oliver is reigning the internet right now with his views on #PornBan
A horde of comedians from India is coming soon to run over the Internet.
Here take a sneak peek
Watch out for the jokes… they are infectious, hilarious and will cause severe relief to your body and mind.
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