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Stand-up Comedy

October 23, 2019

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the male-dominated comedy industry is transforming into an inclusive space. Anuradha Menon, still recognised for her iconic alter ego Lola Kutty, spends an afternoon with Prashasti Singh, the show stealer from last year’s Comicstaan lineup, and the two women pull back the curtain on inherent biases and the evolving scene. Between generous doses of laughter and nostalgia, Sadaf Shaikh has a front-row seat for this unexpected yet synergetic interaction.
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Moghul Court Miniature at CSMVS Mumbai
September 26, 2019

From a special degustation meal to a unique exhibition of miniature figurines, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Sumukhi Suresh, Comedy, comedienne, Indian
April 21, 2017

In spite of keeping her audiences in splits, the stand-up comedian is often told that her acts are good enough ‘for a girl’
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Biswa Kalyan Rath and Kanan Gill 3
November 16, 2015

What are these YouTube stars without a script and off the camera? You would be surprised...or not
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Aditi-Mittal, Stand-up Comedian
December 24, 2014

Humour Games

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph by Tejal Pandey

Offbeat, but completely on track, one of India’s top stand-up comedians, Aditi Mittal is serious about evoking laughs
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Arzan Khambatta, artist, sculptor, standup comedian
July 07, 2014

Innovative leaders. Inventive actors. Out-of-the box thinkers. Creative minds. These 10 men grab the spotlight…#7: Arzan Khambatta
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