The collective of artists against fat jokes is here. Anuvab Pal, Rahul Subramanian, Kunal Kamra, and Siddharth Dudeja are here to offend. Two big* shows, back to back.
*Fine, some fat jokes.
The opening session of the Stage42 LOL Sabha promises to be only a little less exciting than the Indian parliament sessions. It's best to admit there's nothing like the real thing but bringing it close to the original are Sanjay Rajoura, Varun Grover, Gaurav Kapoor, Sundeep Sharma, and Abhishek Upmanyu.
Award winning comedian Radhika Vaz is back with her hit debut show Unladylike. Presenting one woman’s struggle to achieve acceptance from adolescence to about now, Vaz pulls no punches as she tells us how some women just do not have the heart, mind or body to be a lady.
And if that isn’t enough you can check out Unladylike, A Memoir, her new book from Aleph Book Company, that is now available in stores, on amazon.in and flipkart.com
Forget the stress test your doctor asked you to take. If you are still standing after this part stand-up comedy show, part highly accurate medical test with comedians Karan Talwar, Atul Khatri and Nitin Mirani, you're in the pink of health.
At a time when the world is filled with unkept promises and fool's gold, here's a set of stand-up comics not selling you anything. For that one joke that will have you in splits, and a rather depressing world view, join stand-up comedians Tushar Abhichandani, Abijit Ganguly, Zakir Khan and Nishant Tanwar. Avoid FOMO.
In between Bollywood projects, Kiran Kotrial is taking a good long hard look at Bollywood film scenes and pulling out all the laughs. The hard to find but not to be missed bloopers, the unintentional funny, and the downright that didn't just happen - gold for Bollywood movie buffs, and Bollywood protestors.
Not for the easily offended, Aisi Taisi Democracy is the coming together of three prolific talents telling it like it is. Stand-up comedian and social-satirist Sanjay Rajoura, stand-up comedian, writer and lyricist Varun Grover (of films like 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and 'Masaan' among others), and bass player and vocalist of popular folk-fusion band “Indian Ocean” Rahul Ram, take on everyday India - border relations, elections, politics, et al.
This is improv comedy gold: SnG Comedy presents Gandu Nights and Improv Comedy Mumbai brings their brand of giggles too. Watch Utsav Chakraborty, Sapan Verma, Sahil Shah and Naveen Polishetty demonstrate how like healthy lead-free things we won’t name here, good jokes take less than two minutes to make.
When taken at higher doses than recommended, this show by Anirban Dasgupta, Aditya Desai and Kautuk Srivastava, and Kenny Sebastian's special, 'A Door Through A Window' may cause discomfort and a mild rash. Should you experience an allergic reaction, remind yourself that this is a stand-up comedy show and laugh, but get the rash checked.
Sixty Awesome Episodes = One Awesome Show.
With over a million hits on YouTube, and sell-out runs at comedy festivals in Melbourne and Edinburgh, LA actor Miles Allen’s incredible impersonations break all six seasons down into one, exhilarating, uproarious tour-de-force parody performance. Allen smacks the senses with his super-charged, hilariously accurate renditions of all the iconic characters, including Walter White, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring. Join us on a rip roaring ride through one of the greatest television shows ever made.
Three-piece acoustic band, Boyce Avenue are headed to India and will play in Mumbai and Bangalore as part of the Stage42 festival. The band's live sets consist of sublime rock classics and some of the biggest pop song covers as well as recently composed acoustic originals that are quickly gaining them a growing fan base. The brothers from Florida will be performing a mix of some of their classic covers that first gained them popularity on YouTube, as well as a selection of their new, original songs as part of this two-city tour with the festival. Make sure you catch them in your city.
No, Usain Bolt is not headlining this segment. Though the comedians did consider asking him for a guest appearance. This two-day marathon of stand-up comedy shows with Rohan Desai, Adhiraj Singh, S. Aravind, Angad Ranyal, Aadar Malik, Azeem Banatwalla, Vikram Poddar, Madhvendra Singh and Vaibhav Sethia promises to give your jawline a good workout.
When the dream is about eating a double choco chip cookie dipped in Nutella but instead the only available option is Nankhatai. Abish Mathew, Vikram Sathaye, and Karunesh Talwar take you on a guided comic tour on how to live your life by lowering your expectations.
We have everything set for a perfect wintery evening for you with the music stylings of Max Godman and Hriday Gattani along with Nikhil D'Souza. Let the soulful singer-songwriters take you through a journey with their captivating melodies.
Teri Rasam has all the makings of a hit South Indian Film, humour as airy and light as the lungi and puns as spicy as rasam. Kanan Gill, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Raghav Mandava, Naveen Richard, Kaneez Surka, Sumukhi Suresh, and Sonali Thakker bring you an assortment of jokes laid out freshly on a banana leaf.
A holiday unlike any other! (By which we mean it’s NOT a dry day). Come hang out with us all day, grab a drink, let’s have some fun!
4 shows, 1 venue, 1 ticket.
Gates open at 3:00PM. Entry for 18+ guests only.
4:00PM - AIB PODCAST LIVE!
It all began with the podcast so we begin with the podcast. Recorded live in front of a live audience, featuring special guests, games, and an hour of non-stop bullshit.
5:30PM - AIB FO REAL
Six comics tell a completely, motherswear, god promise, completely true story from their pasts that they haven’t told before. Outrageous, cringeworthy, ridiculous (also all words used to describe AIB members on Tinder).
7:00PM - THE TERRIBLE MOST WORSTEST IMPROV SHOW
Watch Her Honourable Improviser Kaneez Surka marshall a ragtag group of comics in a show that relies entirely on on-the-spot suggestions from the audience. What could go wrong?
8:30PM - SUPER STAND-UP SUPERTEAM OF SUPERFRIENDS
Some of the country’s best comics (and a few AIB members) take the stage and do what they do best; some killer stand-up comedy, to cap off (hopefully an awesome day).
This one is sure to be a favourite with the electronic music lovers as the EDM producer Anish Sood and electic music producer, Dualist Inquiry take over for a night of debaucherous dance and live electronic music.
Experience the street wisdom of hip hop delivered by one of its most prominent contemporary proponents and another a cult legend, Naezy and Baba Sehgal, backed by the million watt bass tunes of none other than Bass Master Nucleya.