Desi Comedy Fest is the Biggest South Asian Comedy Festival in America. Our mission is to showcase the funniest South Asian comedians from around the world & create a unique live comedy experience for the South Asian diaspora.
* Comedians lineups correct as of publish date and subject to change without notice
Abhay is a comedian and producer that moved from South-India to South Central Los Angeles for grad school. His act is an eclectic mix of his experience as an immigrant in the US. He's appeared on CBS, NBC, Audible, & Montreal Just For Laughs.
Alisha Dhillon is an up and coming stand up comedian based in the Bay Area, California and occasionally in Vancouver, BC. She’s known for her savagely blunt style on stage and ability to make people laugh at difficult topics. Her recent credits include recording a 30 minute Comedy Invasion special, a run at The Edinburgh Fringe, and she is currently the only 2 Title Holder in the Comedy Ring Roast Battle Federation..
Amar Singh is one of the best comedians in the world at being funny. Delightfully absurd and shockingly honest, he is a consistent crowd favourite. He’s been featured on JFL Northwest, Off-JFL, SiriusXM, and once opened for Michael Winslow.
Samson's comedy is a unique blend of his Indian background, Jewish roots, and American life. His clean comedy has been described as cerebral, witty, & refreshing, and is most enjoyed by those who prefer caffeine over alcohol. He has entertained audiences across USA, Canada, and India, & has been featured on NPR, NBC, CBS, NDTV, The Times of India, Indian Express, Ha'aretz, Asian Jewish Life, and more.
UK Shah is an Indian comedian based in Vancouver, known for his hilarious material on immigrant life, cultural adaptation, and the quirks of modern society. His approach is don't take anything in life too seriously. One of the fastest rising comics in the city, his performances resonate with audiences as he weaves between quick one liners and real life anecdotes which lead to him performing at the Just For Laughs Vancouver. He is passionate about comedy and has established two weekly comedy shows in Vancouver. UK brings a fresh insight to the stage that is guaranteed to leave audiences entertained, enlightened, and eager for more.