Tanmay Bhat is a producer, script writer and a standup comedian. He is best known as a co-founder of the comedy sketch group namely “All India Bakchod”.
Early life and Career
Tanmay Bhat was born in the year 1987. He completed his school education from Sheth Chunnilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School in Andheri, Mumbai.
Bhat is deeply inspired by personalities like Raju Shrivatsava, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, George Carlin, Louis CK, and Patrice O’Neil. Bhat began his career as a comedian in 2009 after winning Weirdass Ham-ateur night. This was a national wide competition organized by Weirdass Comedy which is a consultancy for comedians run by Vir Das. As per the reports released by Stand Up Planet, Tanmay was also declared as one of the Top 10 Comic by Times Of India. After wining the Weirdass Comedy competition , he started working for the group. He also performed several popular stand-up shows like the Walking on Broken Das, ‘Local Heroes, “Best in Stand-up, and so on.
In the year 2012, Tanmay Bhat collaborated with Gurusimran Khamba and released a series of podcasts named AIB or All India Bakchod. Following the popularity of these podcasts they launched their own YouTube channel which is quite popular among the youth. In addition to this, he did cameo appearances in a number of movies like Ragini MMS 2 and Mr. X.
In February 2015, an FIR was launched against Tanmay Bhat and Gurusimran Khamba along with Karan Johar, Arjun Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and other members of the panel for displaying excessive vulgarity in their show. Also, on May 30, 2016 Tanmay faced vehement criticism for their latest video named ‘Sachin vs Lata Civil War’. People criticized him for showing the two Bharat Ranta Awardees in a disrespectful manner.
Tanmay Bhat – Girlfriend
He has a long-time girlfriend in the form of Rega Jha. She is the editorial head of one of the biggest content sites in the world.