Headliners ft. Kenny Sebastian, Kanan Gill, Sapan Verma, Naveen Richard, Sonali Thakker
An art school graduate, Kenny has a Bachelor’s degree in Painting and Sculpture. He released an acoustic blues EP at the age of 18 and edited feature films before he performed his first stand-up comedy show at the age of 19. Kenny has toured India, Europe and USA extensively with his live comedy shows. He wrote and hosted, ‘The Living Room’, a live sketch comedy show on Comedy Central India that completed one season and also released five one hour stand-up comedy specials apart from writing and starring in India’s first sci-fi comedy web series, ‘Star Boyz’.
With his razor-sharp wit, Kanan is one of India’s most popular sketch and stand-up comedians in the country. The Mumbai-based comic has performed over a 1000 shows around the world and his recent comedy special, Keep It Real, was received with rave reviews. The man (who was only a boy back then) shot to fame with the hit Pretentious Movie Reviews series, with fellow comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath. He also dabbles in sketch comedy (acted in How Insensitive! and the acclaimed mockumentary Better Life Foundation by Them Boxer Shorts) and stand-up (toured India with two hour-long shows: Feeling with Kanan, and All Correct Opinions). He made his Bollywood debut with the 2017 release, Noor.
Sapan Verma is one of India’s most popular English stand-up comedians and also the co-founder of the East India Comedy, India’s leading comedy collective. He has done over 700 live shows in the last five years, in all over India and also in New York, Paris, Barcelona, Dubai, Singapore and China. He was also a regular presenter on NDTV Prime’s news comedy show The Bottom Line.
One of India’s most versatile comedians, Naveen recently showcased his comic dexterity with released his hour-long comedy special, Don’t Make That Face, on Amazon Prime. A member of comedy collective Them Boxer Shorts, they created the acclaimed web series Better Life Foundation. He has also acted in Challenge Accepted (a Comedy Central TV show), Starboyz (a comedy sci-fi web series with Kenny Sebastian) and acts as Uncle Francis, a comedic avatar which has found a cult following.From being a finalist on Comedy Central’s Indian Comedy Festival 2012, he’s performed over 400 stand-up shows, and headlined comedy events such as Stage42, Bangalore Comedy Festival and Chennai’s Fringe Comedy Festival.As Uncle Francis would say, "Hello children, just keep calm and just go to his show, da dei!"
Part-time stock-broker, a dance enthusiast and a full-time Gujju who performs comedy on the weekends, Sonali Thakker is an exciting new comedy talent in the town. Talking about grave topics like travelling, shopping and chaprigiri in her sets, Sonali's has performed on the biggest of stages including Canvas Laugh Club and NCPA.
Kenny Sebastian: 25 minutes
Sapan Verma: 25 minutes
Naveen Richard: 25 minutes
Sonali Thakker: Hosting- 30 minutes
Sri Shanmukhananda Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Auditorium, Sion
Plot No 292, Comrade Harbanslal Marg, Sion East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400037