Hyderabad is fast becoming a hot spot for stand-up comedy, with some of the finest comedians in the country lining up for shows. Here’s a round-up of upcoming stand-up comedy gigs in the city, featuring local talent as well as popular comics.

New Material Night

Catch a selection of new and seasoned comics performing their best sets in their own unique styles. The show will be hosted by Ashwin Alphonso.
When: Friday, September 13 at 8.30pm.
Where: Phoenix Arena, HITEC city.

‘Sooper Surprise’

Hyderabad’s premier stand-up comedians perform live at this show. But here’s the catch – the performers remain a surprise until they come onto the stage.
When: Saturday, September 14 at 7pm.
Where: Phoenix Arena, HITEC city.

Sundeep Sharma Live

The self-confessed ‘Brahman bro’ of comedy, Sundeep Sharma, shares his take on various social, political and general issues, and mimics some national and international personalities.
When: Saturday, September 14 at 7pm.
Where: Oakwood Residence Kapil, Gachibowli.

‘Stories & Observations’

Bhavneet Singh, in his first-ever attempt at an hour-long show, presents a collection of hilarious thoughts and observations. Expect stories of his abrupt beginnings, his random musings and ideas that defy logic.
When: Saturday, September 14 at 9pm.
Where: Phoenix Arena, HITEC city.

Vivek Muralidharan Live

A master storyteller, Vivek Muralidharan (pictured above) builds mind-bending narratives in his stand-up performances that leave the audience in splits.
When: Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 at 5pm.
Where: Phoenix Arena, HITEC city.

‘Comedy Crackers’

Get set for 75 minutes of hilarity, as Hyderabad’s very own Rohit Swain and Saikiran Rayaprolu come together to try out new jokes: some good, some bad but mostly interesting.
When: Tuesday, September 17 at 8pm.
Where: Phoenix Arena, HITEC city.

Comedy Gigs in Hyderabad
Live in Hyderabad this September: (L to R) Bhavneet Singh, Sundeep Sharma, Shankar Chugani, Anubhav Singh Bassi and Anshu Mor

‘Selling Myself Short’

Fresh from Amazon Prime’s hit show Comicstaan, Shankar Chugani brings you all-new stories to laugh at. Watch him talk about being short and easily intimidated as a kid, and how things have changed (or haven’t) since.
When: Saturday, September 21 at 8pm.
Where: Heart Cup Coffee, Jubilee Hills.

‘Gainfully Employed’

Join ‘corporate survivor’ Punit Pania as he peddles suburban philosophy disguised as observational comedy. His stand-up covers topics such as art, science, politics and stand-up itself.
When: Sunday, September 22 at 7pm.
Where: IQ – The Lounge Bar, Banjara Hills.

‘Bas Kar Bassi’

“Bas Kar Bassi” is what Anubhav Singh Bassi said to himself when he was fired by his last boss. It was the realisation that he couldn’t do a regular job anymore. Bassi talks about his career choices and narrates funny anecdotes from his life.
When: Friday, September 27 at 7.30pm.
Where: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium, Basheer Bagh.

‘Just A Bad Guy’

In a brand new hour of jokes, Anshu Mor makes twisted observations on his friends, kids and pornography. He also explains why he thinks god doesn’t exist and why feminism is confusing.
When: Saturday, September 28 at 7pm.
Where: Oakwood Residence Kapil, Gachibowli.

‘Not Just Baniya’

Delhi-based comedian Gaurav Gupta is the most popular baniya of our times. He is a dentist by profession, a husband by possession and a comedian by the recession. Get ready for a laughter ride at his stand-up show.
When: Sunday, September 29 at 7.30pm.
Where: Oakwood Residence Kapil, Gachibowli.