Varun Thakur is known for his riotous standup acts. But the man is multifaceted as apart from being a comic artist, Varun is also an actor, TV anchor and a writer. God really did bless him with many talents!
Born and brought up in Mumbai Varun never even thought of becoming a comedian. He was aware of excellent sense of humor, but restricted it only for his friends’ entertainment and never took the business of humor seriously. He did BMM from Jai Hind College, majoring in advertising and for 4 years worked with lot of TV channels and doing a lot of script writing. He also did masters in filmmaking from the University of Bristol and being bitten by the big of cinema, he decided to become an actor.
It was only in 2010, when Varun participated in Vir Das’s Open Mic night and won it that he realized that he should take up comedy as a full-time career.
At the present time, Varun is a regular headliner at various comedy shows across the country. Being someone who entered into the comedy business ‘accidently’, he has clearly achieved a lot. He is also the co-founder of the comedy group, SchitzenGiggles, or SnG Comedy, which specializes in stand-up, improve, and sketch comedy and making YouTube videos.
Varun’s comedy style is a mix of observational humor, and impersonations, an act you shouldn’t miss. And he’s not making videos for his YouTube channels, stand-up comedian Varun he makes some innovative and chucklesome Vines.