Sumukhi Suresh

An actor, stand-up comedian, writer and director best known for her stints in Pushpavalli, Behti Naak and Comicstaan.


Sumukhi Suresh, an improv, sketch & stand-up comedian,began her career as an improv artist and has co-written two sketch shows namely "Sketch in the City" & "Go Straight Take Left". However, she is best known for the deliciously twisted and funny web series Pushpavalli'. After some of her videos where she played a character called Behti Naak, got viral, she was approached by Prime Video who then cast her in her own Prime Video original, Pushpavalli.

She also wrote & featured in Comedy Central’s, ‘The Living Room’.

Sumukhi has been a part of multiple shows like India’s first mockumentary on YouTube called ‘Better Life Foundation’, videos for AIB, and branded content like ‘Tinderella’. She has also been a part of stand-up comedy based shows like Comicstaan, Comedy Premier League, ‘Go Straight Take Left’, and her solo stand up special ‘Don’t Tell Amma’.

She is also a recognised name in the contemporary Kannada entertainment industry having acted in the 2018 Kannada satirical comedy ‘Humble Politician Nograj’.

Sumukhi has started her own company ‘Motormouth’ to write and create movies, shows and branded content.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Her web series Pushpavalli won accolades at the Istanbul Film Festival where Sumukhi won in the ‘Best Actress’ – feature film category.

She has performed at the Sweden Improv Festival 2016 & also been featured on the popular news comedy show, ‘The Week That Wasn’t’.

She appeared as a host on Comistaan Season 1, a Prime Video original. She was also a member of the jury in the second season of the show.

Sumukhi has come a long way, from being one of the first women comics in India, to being part of stand-up special on AmazonPrime Video to launching her own media company.

In a comedy world dominated by men, Sumukhi stands apart as a funny woman with razor-sharp wit and deadpan delivery. She also has a taste for the absurd and a knack for observation that turns mundane characters into great relatable comedy.

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