Biswa first gained popularity on YouTube with his series “Pretentious Movie Reviews” with fellow comedian Kanan Gill. Since then the stand-up comedian, writer, show runner has done countless shows across all sorts of venues in the country. The comedian has moved up a few notches since his YouTube glory days and is using his IIT Kharagpur education, along with his knowledge of mathematics, language and life, to make jokes that have never been cracked before. He released his comedy special, Biswa Mast Aadmi, to rave reviews, with which he toured every pocket in India in 2017.
After graduation in Biotechnology from IIT Kharagpur in 2012, he worked in graphic design, advertising, and software. It was during this time that he met Kanan Gill at an open mic event in Bangalore in 2013.He quit his job at Oracle in 2014 to become a full-time comedian.
Biswa and Kanan came up with the idea of the Pretentious Movie Reviews, a series of videos which soon went viral on YouTube. In this series, they review critically panned Bollywood films. They chose Bollywood movies because they are so embedded in the Indian pop culture. In 2014, he performed his first live show along with Kanan Gill in Gurgaon.
He started doing stand-up comedy in 2015 and went on his first solo national tour, Biswa In your face in September 2015, doing shows in Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. In 2015, he hosted the Comedy Hunt along AIB and other comedians and also did a tour named Biswa Mast Aadmi. He has also created a web series called “Laakhon Mein Ek” which released on Amazon Prime Video in October 2017 and appeared on HDFC Life’s Behind the Journey video series.
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|Profession||Stand-Up Comedian, YouTuber|
|Birth Place||Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India|
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|Weight (approx.)||54 Kg|
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 9 inches|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
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Biswa’s sense of humor is a very wry one and it has to be said that it is not everybody’s cup of tea. He has the looks of a perfectly geeky software engineer, complete with thick specks and that quintessential lanky frame. His looks afford him an uniquely serious persona that comes in handy as a ready prop when he is cracking the audience up with hilarious jokes while he is as straight-faced as ever. His delivery is simple, straightforward and he does not really make use of the pregnant pauses that are so well-known among stand-up comedians. The simplicity of his personality reflects beautifully in his brand of stand-up comedy and that in particularly has endeared him to the audience. Biswa is the only renowned comedian to have hailed from the state of Odisha and through his content he gives to the audiences a rare glimpse into the lives of a common Oriya man.
Biswa Kalyan Rath with His wife
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- Biswa Kalyan Rath is an Indian stand-up comedian and YouTuber who is one of the main personalities behind the Comedy Hunt on YouTube and also co-hosted the YouTube FanFest India 2016.
- He is graduated from IIT Kharagpur with a degree of B.Tech. in Biotechnology.
- He is also a film maker who throws light on some of the common happening’s in the present society.
- In 2013, he met Kanan Gill at an open mic event in Bangalore, it was after this meeting that he decided to quit his job at Oracle and become a full-time comedian.
- He along with Kanan Gill came up with an idea of the ‘Pretentious Movie Reviews’, a series of videos which made them popular over YouTube.