Kunal Kamra Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthOctober 3, 1988
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorDark Brown

Kunal Kamra is an Indian stand-up comedian and social media personality who is known for his projects such as Shut up Ya Kunal, Why Are We Even, and Team Baan. He started doing stand-up comedy in 2013 after having worked in the advertising sector for several years. Kamra has become one of the most prominent Indian comedians of his generation.

Born Name

Kunal Kamra

Nick Name

Kunal

Kunal Kamra as seen during one of his shows in 2018Kunal Kamra as seen during one of his shows in 2018
Kunal Kamra as seen during one of his shows in 2018 (Garvmalik1 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Mahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Nationality

Indian

Indian

 

Education

Kunal Kamra enrolled at Jai Hind College and pursued a degree in Commerce. However, he dropped out in his 2nd year.

Occupation

Stand-up Comedian, Social Media Personality

Family

  • Father – He owns a pharmacy.

Genre

Comedy, Stand-up Comedy, Political Satire, Podcast, Interview

Build

Average

Kunal Kamra in June 2022Kunal Kamra in June 2022
Kunal Kamra in June 2022 (Kunal Kamra / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Receding hairline
  • Fearless and polarising views
Kunal Kamra in 2018Kunal Kamra in 2018
Kunal Kamra in 2018 (Garvmalik1 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Kunal Kamra Facts

  1. He was raised in Mumbai.
  2. After dropping out of college, he worked as a production assistant in Prasoon Pandey’s ad film production house Corcoise Films for 11 years.
  3. In 2013, Kunal Kamra started doing stand-up comedy with a gig at the Canvas Laugh Club in Mumbai.
  4. He received several death threats after he released a comedy video titled “Patriotism and the Government” in 2017 on YouTube. In the video, he mocked the Indian banknote demonetization, the government, and the attitude of Indians towards the army.
  5. Kunal Kamra revealed in 2018 that his landlady asked him to vacate the premise due to “political issues”.
  6. In an episode of Shut Up Ya Kunal, his guests were JNU students – Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid. The episode reached around a million views within a few hours of release.
  7. He confronted news presenter Arnab Goswami while they were both traveling on an IndiGo flight on January 28, 2020, and raised questions about several issues including Goswami’s coverage of issues on national affairs and the suicide of Rohith Vemula. Following the incident, IndiGo banned Kamra from boarding its flights for a period of 6 months while other airlines like Air India, SpiceJet, and GoAir followed suit.
  8. The travel ban received criticism for being excessive and against the rules of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and Kunal Kamra later issued a legal notice to IndiGo against the ban demanding compensation of ₹25 lakh (US$33,000).
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Featured Image by Garvmalik1 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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