This November, Bengaluru is the place to be if you want to catch the most distinctive and stirring live entertainment experiences the city has to offer. Bengulureans are in for an amazing time over the next few weeks, with multiple events hosting some of the most talented and popular Indian and international comedians serving up a healthy dose of unadulterated humor – enough to leave them in splits for the rest of the month!
Here are some of the top artists and shows to look forward to:
Sahil Shah is a renowned Indian comedian, who is popularly known as one of the founding members of the hugely successful “East India Comedy” (EIC) troupe. Known for his distinct style of comedy that’s often a blend of stand-up and slapstick, he has performed over 900 shows and counting, including performances in New York, London, Singapore and Dubai. The versatile comedian is a regular at the Comedy Store and other leading venues in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore and Hyderabad.
Sahil Shah will be performing live at Bengaluru Comic Con on November 17 and 18, 2018 at the KTPO Trade Centre, Whitefield.
Mel Buttle is an Australian comedian and writer. A hilarious bundle of talent, she has made her presence felt across all mediums, and across the globe. Mel has been performing on the live comedy circuit across the country for years and is returning in 2018 with a brand new live show, Dog Bitch. In 2013, she was awarded the Directors Choice Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for her solo show ‘How Embarrassment’. Apart from being a live performer par excellence, she is a seasoned writer with a weekly column in The Courier Mailand Mel has been credited for her work on several television shows such as Please Like Me and This Week Live.
Mel Buttle will be performing live at the Bengaluru Comedy Festival on November 16, 2018 at the Bengaluru Comedy Festival at St. John’s Auditorium, Koramangala.
Guy Montgomery is an award-winning comedian, improviser and screenwriter. A stand-up comedian in the style of some of the all-time greats, his surreal style has won him praise and awards in his native New Zealand and around the world. Guy has featured in shows such as Just For Laughs Sydney (2016), the New Zealand Comedy Gala (2015, 2016), the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and was chosen to tour on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2016.
Guy Montgomery will be performing live at the Bengaluru Comedy Festival on November 16, 2018 at the Bengaluru Comedy Festival at St. John’s Auditorium, Koramangala.
Kanan is undoubtedly one of India’s most popular stand-up comedians. He has performed more than 1,000 shows across the globe, after having shot to celebrity-hood with the hit Pretentious Movie Reviews series that he had launched very early in his career with Biswa Kalyan Rath. Besides dabbling in sketch comedy, Kanan also made his Bollywood debut last year in Noor.
Kanan Gill will perform live along with Kenny Sebastian at Sketchy Behaviour, a one-of-a-kind sketch show, on November 3 and 4, 2018 at Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield, Bengaluru.
Kenny Sebastian is well-known as one of the biggest comedy acts in the country. He creates great content for both the virtual and the real world, and regularly performs at leading venues like Canvas Laugh Factory (Mumbai). Kenny’s writing talent manifested itself with perfection in his Amazon special, Don’t be That Guy as well as Comedy Central’s The Living Room. Kenny is also on the panel of judges for Comicstaan, the show that seeks to find India’s next best comic talent.
Kenny Sebastian will perform live along with Kanan Gill at Sketchy Behaviour, a one-of-a-kind sketch show, on November 3 and 4, 2018 at Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield, Bengaluru.