Kanan Gill is an Indian stand-up comedian who rose to fame with the YouTube series, ‘Pretentious Movie Reviews’ where he reviews flawed yesteryear Bollywood films in a hilarious manner with his partner in comedy Biswa Kalyan Rath.
In 2017, his Stand Up Special, ‘Keep It Real’ was released globally on Amazon Prime Video. In this hilarious one hour comedy special, Kanan Gill squints at a variety of subjects ranging from the difficulty in talking to your parents to The Constitution of India. It's easy to keep it funny, Kanan keeps it real. Kanan along with fellow comedian, Kenny Sebastian also co-wrote and created India’s one of a kind live Sketch Comedy Show, ‘Sketchy Behaviour’ , which was released globally on Amazon Prime Video in 2019.
His rising popularity in India soon gained him International notice as well and Kanan got a chance to work in an improvised sketch comedy show, ‘The Living Room,’ on the American channel Comedy Central. Apart from extensively touring in India, Kanan Gill has toured across 31 cities around the world, selling over 15,000 tickets across North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Asia & the Middle East. His recent North America Tour was sold out across multiple cities - he performed 20 shows across 16 cities.
Kanan Gill is also one of the judge's and mentor on India’s first Stand-Up Comedy Reality Show, ‘Comicstaan’. An Amazon Prime Original , now in it's Second Season, Comicstaan is a nine-episode series that brings together the biggest comedians in India, to find the next big name in stand-up.