Day-long laughter marathon by city comedians

All my embarrassing  moments have been off stage: Vamsidhar Bhogaraju

Tell us about your show…
My material revolves around my life and my life experiences. I usually talk about things that irk me.

Do you remember your first gig?
A friend of mine signed me up for a stand up comedy competition and I made it to the final round. So it was a great start. Since then, it’s gotten tougher. (smiles)

What’s been your biggest blooper on stage?
Luckily, all my embarrassing moments have been off stage!

If you were to spend a week on a deserted island, what would be the three things that you’d take with you?
Books, books and beer.

What’s the most bizarre rumour you have heard about yourself?
Nothing really… I guess that’s because I don’t gossip about myself (smiles)

If not comedy, what would have been your alternate career choice?
Making movies

most bizarre rumour I heard is that I am 50: Sanjay Manaktala

Tell us about your show…
I talk about all things that a 30-year-old, who wishes he was still 20, talks about: Dating, marriage,
eating, partying and getting older.

If you were to spend a week on a deserted island, what would be the three things that you’d take with you?
My iphone, my iphone charger, and headphones. If you said people instead of things I’d say family but hey you get it. (smiles)

Have there been times when the audience have not found your jokes funny?
It happens all the time. You manage by making a joke about it. Then try to read the audience better and talk or improvise on things you think they would enjoy. For example, if it’s a crowd of senior citizen, let’s talk about grand kids or marriage.

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