Stand Up For Punjab: Comedians Unite to Raise Funds for Devastating Floods

Stand Up For Punjab: Comedians Unite to Raise Funds for Devastating Floods

Stand Up For Punjab: Comedians Unite to Raise Funds for Devastating Floods

Stand Up For Punjab: Comedians Unite to Raise Funds for Devastating Floods

Punjab, a region known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant communities in India, is facing a severe crisis in the wake of devastating floods that have left thousands of people in urgent need of assistance. In response to this calamity, a group of top comedians have come together to use their talents for a worthy cause – raising funds to support the relief efforts in the affected areas. This unique comedy event promises laughter and entertainment, all while making a positive impact on the lives of those who have been adversely affected.

The Line-Up: A Diverse Cast of Comedic Talent:

  1. Sindhu Vee – Award-winning comedian, writer, and actor, Sindhu Vee, has captivated audiences with her refreshing and clever performances. With a background in investment banking, she made a bold decision to pursue a career in comedy, and it has proven to be the right choice. Sindhu’s eagerly-anticipated debut hour, “Sandhog,” earned her a nomination for the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer. Her success continued with sold-out runs at the Soho Theatre and a highly successful UK tour.
  2. Sukh Ojla – Comedian, actor, and writer, Sukh Ojla, has made her mark in both the comedy and entertainment industries. Her comedic talents have been showcased on BBC2’s Big Asian Stand Up Show, and she received rave reviews for her debut solo show, “For Sukh’s Sake,” which earned 5 stars from Funny Women. Sukh’s acting credits include appearances in popular TV series like “The End of the F**king World” and “GameFace,” and she also starred in the feature film “Victoria and Abdul” alongside Judi Dench.
  3. Jeff Innocent – A multi-award-winning comedian, Jeff Innocent, has maintained legendary status in the comedy world for over two decades. His unique appeal lies in the contrast between his east end ‘geezer’ appearance and his educated, philosophical delivery. Always original, Jeff continues to entertain audiences worldwide and has gained a new generation of fans through viral video clips.
  4. Michelle Shaughnessy – Originally based in Toronto, Michelle Shaughnessy rapidly gained fame across North America with numerous television appearances and successful comedy albums. She has been a finalist in Canada’s “Top Comic” competition and has achieved critical acclaim for her stand-up and acting work. Now based in London, Michelle has become a fan favorite across the UK and received praise for her show “Be Your Own Daddy” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
  5. Daman Bamrah – Emerging as one of the most exciting and unique comic voices from the London circuit, Daman Bamrah’s performances are marked by energy, raw wit, and heart. As a British-Sikh performer, Daman’s humor often explores topical issues, showcasing acute observations and imaginative storytelling. He has already secured top spots at renowned venues, solidifying his presence in the comedy scene.
  6. Preet Singh – A versatile stand-up comedian, writer, podcaster, and radio host, Preet Singh has quickly established himself as a reputable new act in the London comedy circuit. He has achieved recognition through various stand-up competitions and featured performances at well-established clubs across the UK, as well as internationally. Preet’s podcast, “Samosa Chats,” has gained popularity for its engaging conversations with prominent brown figures discussing serious issues and unconventional lives.

Uniting for a Worthy Cause

With their combined talents and passion for making a positive difference, these comedians are coming together to raise funds for the flood-affected communities in Punjab. All proceeds from the event will be donated to teams on the ground, providing much-needed aid and support to those facing the aftermath of the disaster. By leveraging the power of laughter, they aim to bring joy and hope to the lives of those in distress and demonstrate the strength of solidarity in times of crisis.

Stand Up For Punjab serves as a shining example of how comedy can transcend entertainment and become a force for good. As these talented comedians take the stage, their performances will not only bring smiles to the audience’s faces but also make a lasting impact on the lives of those who urgently need help. It is a reminder that even in the darkest of times, there is always room for laughter, compassion, and unity. Let us come together to support this noble cause and stand up for Punjab!

Event Information:

Date & Time

30 Jul 2023 at 07:00 PM


21SOHO, 3-5 Sutton Row, London, W1D 4NR

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