Synopsis

Tanmay Bhat from “All India Bakchod” is a famous Stand-up comedian, performer, producer, writer and the co-founder of India’s first comic drama podcast AIB. He is one of the 10 best comic to be included in Times of India. With incredible humor and his physic to bolster his comic, he has many fans following. Tanmay got into the mainstream due to AIB comedy roast show, which received diverse critical reception.

Life & Career

Tanmay Bhat was born on 23 July 1987 in Mumbai, India into a Hindu family. He attended Sheth Chunnilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School (S.C.D).

Tanmay Bhat began his comedy journey since 2009 by performing in local shows. Soon, he received attention and was rated as the “Top 10 Comic” by the Times of India. In 2012, Bhatt and his fellow comedian Gursimran Khamba founded the “All India Bakchod” (AIB) and took it on the web on YouTube. As of 2017, the channel has 1,938,732 subscribers. AIB constitutes Tanmay Bhat, Rohan Joshi, Gursimran Khamba, and Ashish Shakya and according to Forbes, Tanmay Bhat is in the list of top earning celebrities.

Tanmay Bhat -performing “Bathroom Stall: Art?”
Source: Youtube

One of All India Bakchod’s most hit videos features actress Alia Bhatt in a parody documentary about her life. Tanmay has additionally worked as a writer for a number of events such as “The Filmfare Awards” and the “EEMAX Awards”.

Prior to AIB, he was featured in “Local Heroes” at Comedy store Mumbai, thereafter he was seen performing along with the UK comic in “Best In Stand Up” event. He has also made minor appearances in a couple of Bollywood movies such as “Ragini MMS 2” (2014) and “Mr. X” (2015).

In the fall of 2015, AIB positioned  84 on the Forbes’ Money Rank category and 51 on the Fame Rank category. AIB is presumably one of the nation’s most adored comedy group and is famous for offending practically everyone. The group is known for its witty, sarcastic, borderline-genius and offensive.

AIB: Gursimran Khamba, Ashish Shakya, Rohan Joshi and Tanmay Bhat

Controversy

AIB Team along with Tanmay was involved in a controversy regarding comedy roast. An F.I.R was filed to Mumbai Police on Tanmay Bhatt along with Arjun Kapoor, Karan Johar, Ranveer Singh and another panel member for using excessive vulgarity and profanity. In 2016, another complaint was filed by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena against the group for mocking Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar.

Personal Life

Tanmay Bhat has a longtime relationship with Rega Jha, Editor in Chief of BuzzFeed. Bhat’s girlfriend Rega was standing by him in Bhatt’s hour of crisis when most of Bollywood and the political class was baying for his blood. His girlfriend, who is based in Mumbai hit the headline when Mumbai Mirror mistakenly wrote about her as the daughter of Congress Spokesperson Sanjay Jha. Later, Mumbai Mirror Twitted, saying, ” We erroneously mentioned that @RegaJha is the daughter of Congress spokesman @JhaSanjay.We were misinformed and profusely apologize to them.”