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The heat, work-stress and generally adulting is beating us down and we’re looking to catch a breath amidst all the stress life has served us right now. So to turn your Saturday into Saturyay, move over comedy shows and sitcoms at home because we have the best news for you! If you’re looking for a session of bwahahahaha moments to let all the strain out of your system and by chance if you’re in Delhi or nearby, read on!

Tagged as one of India’s most versatile comics, Naveen Richards will be performing in Delhi tomorrow at Akshara Theatre, 9:30 pm onwards & our funny senses are already tickling!

If you have been living under a rock and have no idea about this epic wise-cracker, let us tell you why we’re rooting for his quips which are bound to take you on a crazy ‘laughter coaster’ ride!

Naveen Richard is an comedian and actor based out of Bangalore, who started his stand-up career in 2012! He has performed in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Cochin and also crossed borders with his witty banter and we’re not missing out on this, now that we have a chance finally. Hallelujah!

He has also appeared on the Comedy Central shows 'Challenge Accepted' and 'The Living Room', two of which hit the giggle-spots of the audiences and clearly, we all want to see more of him! His slice of life comedy coupled with his ‘overacting’ abilities makes people ROFL and acts as the perfect stress-buster after a long week at work!

Naveen is currently also a member of the acclaimed sketch comedy group, ‘Them Boxer Shorts’ and he recently displayed his comic dexterity with his hour-long comedy special, ‘Don’t Make That Face’ on Amazon Prime! He has also acted in ‘Starboyz’ which is a comedy sci-fi web series with Kenny Sebastian and in it, he acts as Uncle Francis, a comedic avatar which has found a cult following. From being a finalist on Comedy Central’s Indian Comedy Festival 2012, he’s performed over 400 stand-up shows and headlined too many comedy events.

So here is your perfect Saturday night plan, tag your squad along because no amount of Netflix or Amazon can beat a good ol’ stand up comedy show, LIVE!

Location:11-B Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Beside, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Exit, New Delhi

Timings:15th June 2019, 9:30 pm

Cost: ₹300

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