Appurv Gupta

A leading Hinglish stand-up comic famous for his clean comedy and tongue-in-cheek humour


Appurv Gupta, known by his stage name Guptaji, is an engineer turned comedian and is considered a pioneer of the Hindi standup comedy in India. A Delhi-based Stand-up Comedian & Satirist, he is known for his web series ‘Mudde Ki Baat’.

His web series covers trending topics such as startups in India, cricket, Bollywood & Chetan Bhagat.

He has written 3 solo shows ‘Appurview’, ‘RelationShip Or RelationShit’ & ‘Laugh with an Engineer 2.0’, which has garnered over 10 million views on social media.

He has performed at 2000 plus corporate shows in India, USA, Australia, Dubai, Turkey, Thailand for a number of brands like Airtel, Tanishq, Adobe, American Express, Radio Mirchi, among others.

Today, apart from doing stand up, he is also an investor in startups and has a show on finance and financial literacy , called Funny Money With GuptaJi.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Appurv was ranked second in ‘Top 20 Indian stand-up comedians in 2014’ by CNN-IBN and was shortlisted in the Forbes India ‘100 Celebrity nominees list of 2015’. He has been featured multiple times on NDTV’s ‘The Rising Stars of Comedy’ & they also telecasted an exclusive show based on his performance.

Comedy Central India recognised him as ‘ India’s leading Hinglish Stand Up Comic’.

He has one of the unique voices in the Stand-Up Comedy scene in India and tries to make people laugh by sharing some good stories, observations and jokes about the mundane activities in day-to-day life from the point of view of an engineer.

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