1. Rahul Dua
Comedy Shots, ZEE5’s deubut stand-up comedy show, is nearing the end of its first leg. With the Sanjay Rajoura‘s recently released episode this Friday, it caps off an interesting line-up of comedians. Based on the format of the show each comedian came up with specific themes to joke about. From using observational humour and mining their own personal lives for jokes. The stand-up comedians used every means to keep up entertained.
Watch the promo for the latest episode from Sanjay Rajoura here.
Rahul Dua kicked off the first episode of Comedy Shots. His funny opening montage is of him waking up in shorts 20 seconds before his show. He started off by talking about coming from a family of hoarders. This was a premise relatable to every Indian household. His jokes about ancient sofas coming to life were inherently funny. Watch his episode here.
2. Anubhav Singh Bassi
Anubhav Singh Bassi recently shot to fame for his stand-up clips on cheating in exams and waxing. His episode begins with him worried about the audience he is going to face. He begins by joking about his starting days in comedy. He takes digs at Indian TV shows and jokes about how Indians don’t like to try out new things, like watching stand-up comedy. Watch him also talk about dealing with his kidney stone here.
3. Gaurav Kapoor
Gaurav Kapoor has become popular for his jokes on enfields, adventure activities and corporate life. On Comedy Shots, he brings us another classic. He begins his episode by quickly going through his routine and asking the audience to stop clapping so he can start his jokes. Gaurav Kapoor talks about running a marathon which he considers to be a scam. Watch the episode to hear additional jokes about the Comedy Shots opening music.
4. Sumit Anand
Sumit Anand is a comedy veteran who’s been honing his craft for 10 years. This experience shows in his episode of Comedy Shots. He begins by talking about how hard it is being anti-social and lazy personality. He jokes about the difference between being lonely and being alone. Watch his episode where he holds a grudge against his parents for supporting him.
5. Sumaira Shaikh
Sumaira Shaikh is the only woman on the line-up and she represents strongly in her episode. Her episode begins with her stealing makeup from the green room. Her jokes about trying to earn respect from autorickshaws after being rejected. Watch her talk about battling her unemployment by hanging out at banks and government offices here.
6. Pratyush Chaubey
Pratyush Chaubey, gained popularity for his candid and honest comedy taken from his daily life. His characteristic low confidence and introverted comedy is charming and funny at the same time. His joke about his wife seeing his performance and asking him if he is telling jokes or testifying in court perfectly sums up his comedy. Watch him joking about trying to get more confidence here.
7. Aadar Malik
Aadar Malik, brings a unique style of comedy on Comedy Shots. He opens his episode trying to explain to people the point of doing stand-up comedy with songs. While his episode came out in the monsoons it was centered around nostalgia about summers as a kid. For those who prefer plaaying gully cricket over maidaan cricket, watch this episode to find a song dedicated to you.
Stay tuned to watch Sanjay Rajoura’s episode of ‘Comedy Shots’ where he takes a dig at modern patriotism.