Papa CJ is a world-renowned stand-up comedian and has won awards for both Asia’s and India’s Best Stand-up Comedian. He has performed over 2000 shows in 25 countries and has had numerous appearances on NBC, BBC, Comedy Central, Showtime, MTV, Paramount, The Comedy Channel, ITV and a host of other international networks. He is the only Indian comedian to have shot his own solo special with Comedy Central Asia. Forbes Magazine called him ‘the global face of Indian stand-up’ and Toastmaster International called him one of the most influential comedians around the world.

He has taped a Showtime USA stand-up comedy special with Russell Peters and on the American TV show Last Comic Standing, he was placed in the top 10 from over 3000 contestants across the world.
He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford and is often engaged as a motivational speaker. As an executive coach he has trained over 50 blue chip companies all over the globe. His company also consults corporate clients on concepts and content that help them in successfully execute their business and marketing strategies. He recently launched an initiative called The Papa CJ Happiness Project where he performs in support of charitable causes across the world.