Biswapati Sarkar

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Biswapati Sarkar
Pseudonym Arnub
Born Rourkela, Odisha
Nationality India
Education Master of Science
Alma mater IIT Kharagpur, Delhi Public School, Rourkela
Employer The Viral Fever
Genres comedy, drama
Spouse Kalpana Garg
Notable works and roles Barely Speaking with Arnub,
Permanent Roommates,
The Making Of...,
Chai Sutta Chronicles,
Qtiyapa Series,
TVF Pitchers

Biswapati Sarkar is an Indian writer and director, presently employed as the Creative Director at The Viral Fever (TVF). He is most famous for essaying the character of "Arnub", who is a parody of the Indian journalist Arnab Goswami.[1] His online talk-show series Barely Speaking with Arnub has received more than 7.5 million YouTube views and has featured celebrities and politicians like Shahrukh Khan, Ranveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra, Ali Zafar, Sunny Leone, Arvind Kejriwal and Chetan Bhagat.[2][3][4][5] He has also written popular and critically acclaimed web series TVF Pitchers season 1 and Permanent Roommates Season 1 and season 2.


Sarkar was born to Bengali parents. He is an IIT Kharagpur, Statistics MSc(5 year)] graduate. He began his career with script writing and later became an integral part of TVF which was founded by his college senior Arunabh Kumar.[6]


  1. ^ Ram, Ganesan Sharmila (16 February 2015). "Age of parody". Times of India. TNN. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  2. ^ Uniyal, Parmita (18 December 2014). "Top viral spoof videos that took internet by storm in 2014". The Indian Express. New Delhi. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Watch: Joke is on BJP but Arvind Kejriwal for sure can take one on him". India Today. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  4. ^ Pacheco, Sunitra (16 October 2014). "Shah Rukh Khan 'Barely Speaking' in hilarious conversation with Arn'u'b". Indian Express.
  5. ^ Sharma, Betwa (10 February 2015). "Watch Delhi's Next Chief Minister In An Interview With Fake Arnab Goswami". Huffington Post.
  6. ^ Moorjani, Manit (19 January 2013). "The unusual suspects". The Hindustan Times. Retrieved 20 February 2015.