Stand up comic Tushar Singh to produce and host ‘Peacock Comedy’

MUMBAI: Stand up comedy in India is going through an amazing revolution. In 2009 there were only a handful of active comedians in the country with only a couple places to perform.  Since then there has been a boom in the number of comedians, venues and audience members. Now for the first time Rooftop Comedy in association with is producing the first live audio comedy album to be released for an International audience, tapping into the top comedians India has to offer.  

Producing and hosting these shows is Tushar Singh, a stand up comedian, host and producer from Los Angeles, CA who has recently moved to Mumbai to be part of the scene.  Since starting in New York in 2005, he has performed at various clubs, colleges, festivals and private shows across the country.  

Upon moving to Los Angeles in 2012, Tushar co-created Unnecessary Evil, a weekly stand up comedy showcase at the Westside Comedy Theatre in Santa Monica. In May of 2015 he was featured on the Fox television show Laughs with a performance at the Hollywood Laugh Factory. He is also the subject of feature length documentary called American Hasi that explores the emerging stand up comedy scene in India. The movie is set to release in 2016.

Here is a blurb about the show.

Rooftop presents Peacock Comedy, a live album recording to showcase the top comedy talent in India - performing in English for an international audience. Join for two very special nights in Mumbai's famed Canvas Laugh Club to be part of this unique and hilarious stand-up comedy event hosted by Tushar Singh. Limited seating available for the 10:30 pm shows on Friday, 25 March and Saturday, 26 March.


Friday, March 25:

Abish Mathew Live, Addy Mitzy, Ashish Dash, Aamer Peeran, Sanjay Manaktala, Azeem Banatwalla, Kan Surka, Anuvab Pal!


Saturday, March 26:

Kanan Gill, Kunal Rao, Sundeep Rao, Karunesh 'C' Talwar, Rohan Danger Desai, Kunal Kamra!


Latest Reads
Discovery bags nine sponsors for Battle Ops

Battle Ops, Discovery Communications India’s (DCIN) integrated television and digital offering, has received a resounding response from the advertiser community. The show, which will premiere on Discovery Channel and Veer on 26th January, has already sold out with nine sponsors on board.

Television TV Channels Specialised and Niche
Splash and assemblage entertainment begin production on norm of the north sequel

Assemblage Entertainment, the feature-film focused CGI animation studio has begun production on the sequel of 2016 theatrical feature film Norm of the North, along with Splash Entertainment, Lionsgate and Dream Factory In many first-of-its times, it is unprecedented that an independent animated...

Television Production House Film Production
Vijendra Singh, Indian Boxing Champion associates with Pokerbaazi, one of India’s pioneer online poker platforms has signed Vijender Singh as its new brand ambassador. Prior to roping in Indian professional boxer, Indian film star, actor, and model, Sunny Leone was the face of the brand. By roping in boxing champion Vijeder Singh as its brand...

Television TV Channels Sports
COLORS INFINITY serves an intoxicating concoction of bollywood Besties, Gossip, Games

Make Saturday nights your date night with some of your favorite Bollywood best-friends, as COLORS INFINITY brings to you the latest season of the popular homegrown chat show Jeep presents BFFs with Vogue powered by Motorola and beauty partner, starting Saturday January 20, 2018 at 8pm on...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
Experience first-hand India's historic Military Operation in a gripping new documentary

On 18 September 2016, four Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists attacked an Indian Army Garrison in the town of Uri, Jammu and Kashmir. 19 Indian soldiers were martyred in the Fidayeen attack. Eleven days later

Television Production House Fiction
578 players to go under the hammer for IPL auction

The much-anticipated VIVO IPL 2018 player auction list is out with 578 players up for grabs. This big pool of cricketers, which comprises 360 Indians, will go under the hammer in Bengaluru on 27 and 28 January, 2018.

Television TV Channels Sports
BARC panel tampering: first arrests made

The Cyber Crime Police in Bengaluru, acting on a complaint filed by the Broadcast Research Council of India (BARC), has arrested five people allegedly for trying to tamper with the television viewership data generated and reported by BARC every week.

Television TV Channels Viewership
Cautious investments serve MTV Beats well

MUMBAI: When digital media made it easy for people to listen to songs anywhere anytime, it sounded like the death knell for music channels on TV. Years later, however, they continue to survive.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
Comedy Central sets pace for ultimate celebration with over 100 hours of non-stop FRIENDS ultra marathon for its 6th birthday

Birthdays and New Years are great occasions to make resolutions for participating in marathons. However, this is one marathon which calls for hanging up your running shoes and grabbing the best spot in front of the telly with a bowl of munchies to keep you going because, for the first time ever in...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories