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Papa CJ

Papa CJ is an established international comedian with over 800 shows under his belt. He is widely recognised as the global face of cutting-edge Indian stand-up comedy and represented the country on Last Comic Standing on NBC in 2008. From the thousands of comedians who took part, he was ranked as one of the top ten acts in the world.

He is a New Delhi-born, Sanawar-schooled, Calcutta-bred and Oxford-educated stand-up comedian. He has performed in North America, Africa, Europe and Asia.

He has had sold out tours globally that have received rave reviews from the press. A performer with a conscience, Papa CJ founded the charity One Child, which works with underprivileged children in India. This charity is funded by his comedy.

Papa CJ has been employed by clients in multiple roles including performing stand-up comedy live or for TV, as an MC and compere for corporate events, as a host and presenter for high profile award ceremonies, as a warm up act for TV shows, as an auctioneer at charity events and as a performer and host at large weddings and other private functions.

Prior to his stand-up career, Papa CJ completed an MBA from the University of Oxford and worked as a management consultant in London. He has also worked as an executive coach and trained executives from over 50 blue chip companies all over the world.


Possessing the energy and attitude of an Indian Chris Rock…” – Derek O’Brien, Frog and Bucket Manchester

..caustic observations..” – Metro, Edinburgh Fringe

That’s comedy gold!” – Lateef Lovejoy, Theatre Royal Stratford

Unbelievable quite frankly…the confidence and self-assuredness of a veteran comic” – Last Laugh Sheffield

He had the crowd laughing almost instantly.” – XS Malarkey

…the guests were treated to a comic session by Papa CJ, who made sure that the audience didn’t stop laughing and clapping.” – The Times of India

PRICE BAND: Bronze £500 to £2,500

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