Sudesh Lehri

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Sudesh Lehri
Sudesh Lehri attend the press conference of the show The Drama Company.jpg
Lehri in July 2017
Born (1968-10-27) 27 October 1968 (age 54)
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active2004 – present
SpouseMamta Lehri
Comedy career
MediumStand-up, television, film
Notable works and rolesComedy Circus
Comedy Nights Bachao

Sudesh Lehri (born 27 October 1968) is an Indian stand-up comedian and film and television actor. He participated in the 2007 comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge III in 2007.[1] He placed third in the show after Kapil Sharma and Chandan Prabhakar. Afterwards, Lehri played in the show Comedy Circus as a contestant partnering with Krushna Abhishek. Together, they won three seasons and quickly garnered popularity as "Krushna-Sudesh". The duo appeared on Comedy Nights Bachao, Comedy Nights Live, and Comedy Nights Bachao Taaza. His latest show is The Drama Company on Sony Entertainment Television, in which he appears with Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty.[2][3]

He and Krushna Abhishek reunited in The Kapil Sharma Show after 4 years.[4]


He has appeared in several Punjabi and Hindi films.

Year Film Role Language Notes
2004 Ghuggi Chhoo Mantar Punjabi
2007 Wagah Punjabi
2008 Hashar Punjabi
2009 Akhiyaan Udeekdian Punjabi
2010 Bhavnao Ko Samjho Hindi
2010 Muskurake Dekh Zara Punjabi
2010 Panjaban Punjabi
2010 Simran Punjabi
2011 Welcome to Punjab Punjabi
2011 Naughty @ 40 Hindi
2011 Ready Lehri Hindi
2013 Dil Sada Luteya Gaya Punjabi
2014 Jai Ho Pandit Hindi
2016 Great Grand Masti Ramse Hindi
2017 Munna Michael Inspector Shinde Hindi
2019 Total Dhamaal[5] Altaaf Hindi
2019 Tara Mira Punjabi
2019 Ardab Mutiyaran Bittu Bansal Punjabi
2022 Nikamma Hindi

Television shows[edit]

Television series
Year Show Role(s) Genre Channel Notes
2007 The Great Indian Laughter Challenge III Himself Standup comedy/Sketch comedy Star One
2007 Dekh India Dekh Himself Sony TV
2008–2014 Comedy Circus Himself Standup comedy/Sketch comedy Sony TV
2014–15 Comedy Classes Various characters Sketch Comedy Life OK
2015–2017 Comedy Nights Bachao Host and various characters Roast Comedy Colors TV
2016 Comedy Nights Live Sketch Comedy Colors TV
2017–2018 The Drama Company Various characters Sketch comedy Sony TV
2021 The Kapil Sharma Show Sony TV


  1. ^ Wadehra, Randeep (16 September 2007). "The Great Punjabi Challenge". The Tribune. Archived from the original on 29 June 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Sudesh Lehri joins Krushna Abhishek on his show, to give competition to Kapil's show". Hindustan Times. 16 June 2017. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Sudesh Lehri reacts to comparisons between 'The Kapil Sharma Show' and 'The Drama Company'". Zee News. 17 July 2017. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Krushna Abhishek, Sudesh Lehri reunite for The Kapil Sharma Show after 2017 fallout". India Today. 28 July 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Total Dhamaal: Jaaved Jaaferi as Manav and Arshad Warsi as Adi promise another laughter riot". The Indian Express. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2019.

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