We all need a bit of laughter, especially in these difficult times. We might be confined to our homes but we can still watch stand-up gigs. Here are a few handpicked stand-up comedy events that you can stream.

‘Hindi Comedy Show’

Lend your ears to a bunch of comics cracking jokes in Hindi.
When: Thursday, July 9 and July 16 at 9pm.

‘1am Open Mic Comedy Show’

A group of comedians with bad sleep cycles will indulge you in some very late-night comedy.
When: Thursday, July 9 to Sunday, July 12 at 1am.

‘The Next Big Thing’

Up and coming stand-up comedians showcase their mettle at this online open mic.
When: Friday, July 10 and Friday, July 17 at 11pm.

Sorabh Pant

Sorabh Pant has funny stories from his travels in his show Traveling Pants 2020.
When: Saturday, July 11 at 7.30pm.

Pritish Narula

Pritish Narula is a true blue Punjabi, a frustrated father and an irritated husband in a mid-life crisis. Watch him rant in his solo show Udta Punjabi
When: Saturday, July 11 at 8pm.

Shridhar Venkatramana

Shridhar Venkatramana’s first solo show Prime Time Jokes is filled with funny takes on current affairs, politics and other news.
When: Saturday, July 11 at 8pm.

Shankar Chugani

Shankar Chugani indulges you in observational humour in his shows Shunky’s Homemade Jokes and Chaar Log Hasengey.
When: Saturday, July 11 at 7pm (Shunky’s Homemade Jokes), July 12 to 31 at 8pm (Chaar Log Hasengey).

‘Love You Mom & Dad’

Andy Reghu, Anu Menon, Kajol Srinivasan and Shashi Dhiman present a stand-up comedy show that showcases one’s love-hate relationship with one’s parents.
When: Sunday, July 12 at 12 noon.

‘Sunday Night Comedy’

Mandar Bhide, Kishore Dayani and Mayank Pandey unveil a bunch of fresh jokes.
When: Sunday, July 12 at 8pm.

Sumaira Shaikh

Sumaira Shaikh takes you on a roller-coaster ride that is her life journey, in her solo show Dongri Danger.
When: Sunday, July 12 and Sunday, July 26 at 8pm.

Jeeya Sethi

Jeeya Sethi has been busy writing new jokes all through the lockdown, and can’t wait to try them out on you. Join her for an hour of trial jokes.
When: Monday, July 13, July 20 and July 27 at 10pm.

‘Improv Comedy Show’

Rajasekhar Mamidanna, Rohit Swain and Yash Bajaj treat you to an evening of unplanned and unscripted performances.
When: Tuesday, July 14 at 9.30pm.

‘House Of Politics’

If anti-establishment humour is your thing, join this group of talented comedians for a political stand-up show.
When: Wednesday, July 15 at 9pm.

Trupti Khamkar

Trupti Khamkar (pictured above) performs for you on her birthday.
When: Thursday, July 16 at 10pm.

Amar S

In The Amarvani Comedy Show, Amar S (pictured above) jokes about politics, society and corporate life among other things.
When: Friday, July 17 at 8pm.

Mohit Morani

Mohit Morani is ready with some fresh, politically-charged material.
When: Friday, July 17 to Sunday, June 19 at 9.30pm.

Aakash Mehta

Aakash Mehta brings online two of his popular shows, Dark and Dirty Stans.
When: Friday, July 17 (Dark) and Saturday, July 18 (Dirty Stans) at 10pm.

Vipul Goyal

Vipul Goyal aka Humorously Yours will present an hour of his best jokes.
When: Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19 at 5pm and Saturday, July 25 at 4.30pm.

Rohit Swain

Rohit Swain is bringing his popular solo show Bloody Swain to your homes.
When: Sunday, July 19 at 7pm.

‘The Biggest Liar’

An online improv game in which two teams of two comedians each go head-to-head for the title of the “biggest liar”. The objective is to make the opponent and the audience believe a lie to be true.
When: Sunday, July 19 at 8pm.

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