This little device called the Zoom H4N is like having a professional studio in your bedroom.
The best comedy clubs in India are probably Canvas in Delhi (though not for English) and the Habitat in Mumbai (all languages). If you’re a visiting comic go to Mumbai or Chennai on this list.
In order to make friends in a new city or after 30, you have to skip the hotel bar or club and narrow your focus to friends in your niche or interests.
Aravind SA was born in Chennai and tried in filmmaking before using that experience to move into Stand Up Comedy. Now he’s one of the bigger stars in India.
Stand up comedians in India will make nothing for their first 2-3 years, and then most will make between 5 lakhs and 1CR per year. The average is about 15 lakhs per year.
If you’re under 30, working from home can be career and motivational suicide, so please don’t do it. Here’s why it’s bad for business, and yourself.
Sanjay explains how the rise of deodarant in this country is going to fix problems for a lot of people.
Technology and trends yet tradition, transitioning from being a mama’s boy to being in a relationship and getting ghosted are what dating in India is about.
In order to film stand up comedy sets, you need 3 cameras, a dedicated audio recorder, 3 tripods and two people at least to manage it all.
To be an artist in India, you need to work hard, have an entrepreneur mindset and learn how to manage your time effectively. And work on your craft.
You can work 50 people each night trying to build your resume in comedy, or you can build an online portfolio and then work 200. Most comics shun a digital presence only to realize after doing bigger shows they needed to do it all along anyways.
These days everybody who gets bored of the rat race thinks at 30 they should start a bar. Many try. Few succeed. I’m fascinated by the current craft beer and microbrewery craze in India. Bira, Big Brewsky, and all of those others folks brewing stuff that we pretend to understand […]