|Birth Name||Amit Anand chantanandblog|
|Profession||Stand-up Comedian, Writer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 173 cm
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 8”
|Debut||YouTube: Dumb Indian Announcements (2015)|
|Date of Birth||1985|
|Age (as of 2020)||35 Years|
|Birthplace||Rohtak, Haryana, Indian|
|Hometown||Rohtak, Haryana, India|
|College/University||• Kurukshetra University
• Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management,New Delhi
|Educational Qualification(s) LinkedIn||• Bachelor of technology in Computers from Kurukshetra University (2002 – 2006)
• PGDM in Marketing/Finance from Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (2006 – 2008)
|Hobbies||Playing the Guitar|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||His father is a doctor.|
|Comedian||James Acaster, Daniel Kitson, Hannah Gadsby|
|Car Collection||Hyundai i10|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sumit Anand
- Does Sumit Anand drink alcohol?: Yes
- Sumit Anand is a well known comic in the Indian comedy circuit famous for his laid-back effortless comedy.
- Sumit was born in Haryana and always had a flair for public speaking but always tends to joke about how in 20 years that he lived there he never talked to anyone as he never found any of their conversations worth contributing.
- Sumit in his blog mentions that his original name was Amit but changed it because a tea vendor’s son near his house had the same name and later mocks the classism he showed at a very tender age. He also mentions that his average performance at school usually disappointed his parents and criticizes the Indian educational system in every possible way.
- After completing his MBA he worked as a Private Wealth Manager in HDFC Bank from Jun 2008 to August 2009 and as a Portfolio Manager in Indusind Bank from August 2009 to September 2010 both in New Delhi. He has also worked with PaGaLGuY.com as GM in digital sales and marketing from 2010-2015 and then went on to work for Ideatory as a Business Consultant.
- He started doing stand-up comedy in 2013 and since then has performed more than 100 shows all over India and has been a regular performer on the national television show NDTV Rising stars of comedy. He is one of the few comics who has performed at Melbourne
International Comedy Festival(twice) and Soho Theatre in London at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (world’s largest arts festival).
- Sumit has also worked with Abhishek Upmanyu another popular Indian stand-up comic on a special called “The Stupid Show” in 2015.
- Sumit admits that he is anti-social and super lazy which seems to work for him in his slacker style of comedy that makes people laugh their heads off. His solo shows are “Many Mistakes Of My Life” and “Nothing About Godzilla” which according to him is particularly about nothing just like the movie.
- His YouTube video ‘My Job, My Home & The Maid’ has got more than 12 million views.
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