Humour is one of the most common defence mechanisms used by humans to cope with reality. It helps us to resort our minds from the never ending problems of life in a light-hearted manner. Stand up comedy is finding its feet in India. Stand up comedy is a new way which helps us to satisfy the humour bug in all of us. Although, it is new in India, it is growing exponentially. Comedy Shows are being held in metropolitan cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai almost every day. As the Industry has flourished the acts are now performed in many Tier II cities too.
While audiences around the country want to laugh out loud, stand-up comedy is by no means an easy art. Comedians in India have to take care that they are not hurting the sentiments or image of anyone while cracking a joke.
Kanan Gill, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Vipul Goyal etc are some who have made it big in the business of comedy. Through them, many people got the opportunity to show their hidden talent. The myth that comedians do not earn much has been busted. They all are stealing our hearts with their creativity.