Manish used to be a Commander in the Indian Navy before he decided to become a Stand up Comic sometime in 2014. An Officer and a Gentleman, he has some very funny tales to tell from his life experience. His style is full of unprecedented stories blended with wit and humour. His Facebook page & YouTube channel have over 1,30,000 followers, with multiple videos having almost 2 million plus organic viewership. His jokes have also been aired on 91.1 FM & 94.3 FM in the past. His video “Le Kaun Raha Hai Be” is already touched 2.6 million views on YouTube. His popularity has fetched him shows in Delhi NCR and he has performed solo at multiple locations across the country such as Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Ranchi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, etc. Till date he has done over 50 solo shows, hosted over a 100 shows & many more open mics. Manish is also a regular at Canvas Laugh Club at Mumbai, Gurgaon & NOIDA and also at the Taj properties across India. He was an integral part of a very successful comedy fest held at Auckland, NZ & Sydney, Australia in Mar 18. Manish has spoken at Josh Talks, 10 TEDx conclaves & is also a regular with corporate gigs and has performed for IamSMEofIndia, Madhyaam, Tata Sky, Tanishq, Tata Motors, VLCC, DSV India, McKinsey India, Cummins, various conferences, etc.
He is also an aspiring model & actor and has till date, one digital ad & 2 web series under his belt. His images are available with Images Bazaar & are regularly used for print ads. He has also performed at various Naval establishments & goes by the name “The Knotty Commander”. He has recently finished his solo tour of NZ where he performed in Auckland and Wellington. He also co-hosted the Kiwi Indian Hall of Fame awards night where he was facilitated by the PM of NZ, Ms Ardern. He has also featured in the latest Tanishq ad which has been running on multiple channels on TV.