Our country loves to laugh, and the most recent proof of this is the rise in popularity of stand-up comedy. Stand-up comedy has seeped into the veins of India, and it's popping up everywhere – at restaurants, auditoriums and specially-curated venues. We've already covered the best stand-up venues in Mumbai, but there are also other venues across the country dedicated to making your sides hurt. Check them out below.
Canvas Laugh Club at the People & Company
The country's capital boasts of the only other Canvas Laugh Club venue in India apart from Mumbai. With curated specials performed by the hottest artists in the comedy scene, this is the ultimate destination if you're searching for comedy.
A famous space usually known for plays, Akshara Theater is a hub of performance arts. They host many stand-up comedy events by popular comedians as well as up-and-coming ones.
Good Shepherd Auditorium
This spacious venue located in the heart of the city also hosts several stand-up comedy events. This is a place that you can sit back, relax, and just focus on laughing your heart out.
Vapour Club Pub and Brewery
If you're looking for a place where you can fill your stomach as you laugh out loud, this is the place to be. Not only does it have many stand-up comedy events throughout the month, but it's also a great place for music lovers.
Mother Tekla Auditorium
If you can't get your dose of comedy from the other two venues, this small and cozy auditorium might be the place to look next. This venue often hosts stand-up shows presented by Evam and Punchliners.
Vapour Brew Pub
This three-storey brewery in Jubilee Hills is a great place to unwind on weekends with some stand-up comedy.
While not a dedicated comedy venue, Bhaskara Auditorium is another place where you can see some big stand-up acts.
The Fisherman's Wharf
This popular restaurant for seafood lovers often hosts stand-up comedians. Not only does it have a good ambiance, you can also enjoy live music at this venue.
What's your favorite stand-up comedy venue in your city? Let us know in the comments below.