Paul Chowdhry

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Paul Chowdhry
Birth name Tajpaul Singh Chowhdry
Born (1974-08-21) 21 August 1974 (age 42)
London,[citation needed] England
Medium Stand-up, television, Insult Comedy.
Nationality British
Years active 1998–present
Notable works and roles Stand Up for the Week

Tajpaul Singh "Paul" Chowdhry (born 21 August 1974)[1][2] is a British comedian and actor. He began his stand up career in 1998 and hosts the Channel 4 comedy series Stand Up for the Week as of the fifth series, having been a regular act for the third and fourth series. He was the first British act to perform at the Caribbean Comedy Festival in Trinidad in 2003. He has been a guest panelist on 8 out of 10 Cats and Comedy World Cup. In December 2012 he was one of the acts on an episode of Live at the Apollo. In 2016, he was one of the contestants of the comedy show Taskmaster.

He is of Punjabi Indian descent.


Year Film Role
1999 The Colour of Funny Raj Mahal
2000 It Was an Accident Rafiq Roy
2005 Colour Me Kubrick Pub Announcer
2008 The Blue Tower Dil
2011 Swinging with the Finkels Henry

Stand-Up DVDs[edit]

  • What's Happening White People? (19 November 2012)
  • PC's World (30 November 2015)


  1. ^ "Paul Chowdhry". Chortle. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "The 'Prince' of Comedy". The Asian Today. The Asian Today Ltd. 5 December 2006. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 

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