Nick Name:-Pooja Vijay
Performing Since:-3 Years
Favourite Venue:-Jagriti Theatre and CLC, Gurgaon
Influencer :-Too many to name
When did you realize that you are funny and you need to let the world know that you are funny?
I still don’t know if I’m funny and whether people are laughing with me or at me! But they’re laughing, so that’s what matters.
What are your Laughter Secrets?
My laughter secrets…are meant to be secrets right? One piece of advice to be a good comedian, don’t take yourself or life too seriously!
Share any memorable event or instance.
Most memorable instance was winning a comedy open mic, which was only the third time that I had performed. The whole audience was cheering my name. It was amazing!
What happens if people do not laugh at your jokes?
If people do not laugh, you feel sad. You try to make them laugh. If they still don’t laugh…then you go home and write better jokes.
Why Laughter is important?
Laughter makes everyone forget all their worries, distresses us after a long day at work. Laughter makes people happy, if only for a moment.
ABOUT Pooja Vijay
Pooja Vijay, India’s first stuttering comedian who has hosted a number of shows in various venues across the country. She is known for her self-deprecating humour and political incorrectness. A Chemical Engineer who hasn’t managed to find chemistry with anyone yet.
She decided to pursue comedy after she realised that she needed a hobby other than Facebook stalking. Through her comedy, she brings a fresh perspective to life as a stutterer (yes, just like the Nescafe ad!), the funny side of being an Indian studying in Europe and her failed attempts at being politically correct. She has performed in multiple cities across India and has been featured on leading media platforms such as NDTV, Femina and leading newspapers.