Inder Manocha

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Inder Manocha

Inder Manocha (born 1968) is a British Asian stand-up comedian and actor.

Early life[edit]

Born in London to Indian parents,[1] Manocha read Modern History at Jesus College, Oxford University and worked in international relations and as a therapist before deciding to work professionally in comedy and acting in 2001.[1] Manocha is a member of the Bahá'í faith.[1]

Stand-up comedy[edit]

He began his stand-up career with great success by reaching the finals of So You Think You're Funny and the Hackney Empire New Comedy Acts of the Year, both in 2001. Manocha's first one-man Edinburgh Festival show was in 2006.






Winner of EMMA (Ethnic Multicultural Media Achievement Awards) Best Comedy/Comedian 2004[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Comedian wins major award London, United Kingdom, 25 May 2004 (BWNS)

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