Papa CJ

The global face of Indian stand-up


Papa CJ is not only one of the best stand-up comedians in India, but also an executive coach and published author who has won millions of hearts all across the globe.

He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Oxford.

He was also invited to speak at The Harvard Business School as a motivational speaker and has also been a contributor at the Harvard Business Review. He has also worked across cultures in 25 plus countries.

Having performed at over 2000 live events, across the globe, he has been highly acclaimed for his power to keep his audiences enthralled & ensuring a rollicking time.

He has performed at events by global brands like Audi, Adidas, Citibank, Lufthansa, Volkswagen & many more.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Papa CJ has been awarded as ‘Asia’s Best Stand-up Comedian’ & ‘India’s Best Stand-up Comedian’. He was one of the Top 10, out of over 3000 global contestants, on the US TV show ‘Last Comic Standing’.

His autobiography titled ’Naked’ was launched at the Jaipur Literature Festival. He is also known to  undertake philanthropic initiatives through his ‘Happiness Project’, which includes performing for terminally ill patients in their hospital rooms.

The Huffington Post, New York called him ‘A world-class global comedian’. 

His expertise and experience exist at the intersection of creativity, human interaction and humour. From being a comedian motivational speaker to being a leadership trainer, he can do it all.

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