DNA did a piece on me ahead of my upcoming Bangalore shows:
Anuvab’s entry into the stand-up comedy circuit was a light push rather than shove.
Recalling it, he says, “I was initially asked to do a story on the Comedy Store during the launch. The founder Don Ward then suggested that I do stand-up. And so, during the auditions, I started with a five-minute act that quickly grew to 10- and 20 minute-long performances, and today I’ve done 100 shows.” “I think my stint as a comic has got a bit out of hand and these days I think it’s more about getting me out of the house,” he jokes.
And even as he good-humouredly claims that he has become “a lot less funny after I started comedy,” he views his acts less as witty, one-liner jokes and more as “sharing experiences about the absurdity of living in contemporary India.”
Read the entire article here.