Ever evolving comedy.
Born into a middle class family and raised across different cities in India helped 25 year old Kenneth Sebastian develop a keen sense of observation of culture, people and stereotypes, all of which have found its way into his comedy. A graduate from an art school, he dabbled with painting, music and film making with an editors credit on a feature film before he found his true calling in the form of stand up comedy. Having performed in over 500 shows in the last five years, written and hosted a show on Comedy Central that completed one season and having released four comedy specials online along with India’s first sci-fi comedy web series, Kenneth is well on his way to change the face of comedy in India.
Ink Talks Speaker
Kenny was invited to speak at Ink Talks 2013. His talk about trying to pursue alternate careers was well received by the crowd including Rajan Anandan, Vp & MD of Google South East Asia & India.
Buzzfeed No. 1 Young Indian 2016
Kenneth Sebastian was featured as the number 1 young indian to watch out for in 2016 on Buzzfeed India. “The 25-year-old made his mark in the comedy scene this year, performing all over the country and producing some kickass content!” says Shayan Roy, Writer at Buzzfeed India.
Comedy Central – The Living Room
Kenny hosted & wrote an entire season of a Sketch Comedy Show ” The Living Room” which aired on Comedy Central India at primetime slot in December 2014. Featuring established comedians such as Abish Mathew, Kanan Gill, Naveen Richard, Kaneez Surka & many more.
Journey to the center of my brain
Born and Raised across different cities in India, Kenneth Sebastian is a Musician, Filmmaker and a Stand Up Comedian.
More importantly, He has a lot of stories to tell.
Kenny started making films since the age of 15 and by age 23, He had written and directed 12 short films, Edited two major Indian Motion Pictures (“STATION” Produced by Sumit Ghosh and “Joint Trip” Directed by Siddhanth K.S). He did a four year degree in Painting from Chitrakala Parishath which gave him ample time to pursue other mediums of art like Theater, Music and Comedy. While in college he released a self produced acoustic blues album called “Balance” along with Anup KR. Now currently a full time Stand Up Comedian, He has performed across the country with comics such as Vir Das, Phil Nichol (UK), Scott Capurro (UK), Raj Sharma (US, HBO), Imran Yusuf (UK), Tanmay Bhat, and many more.
He also toured America with Abish Mathew performing in New York at the prestigious New York Comedy Club, Laughing Skull in Atlanta, West Side Comedy Theater in Los Angeles. He has undergone training in sketch comedy writing at Magnet Theater (New York) and done two levels of Improvisation Training at the world renowned Upright Citizens Brigade (Amy Poehler – New York).
As an artist he is managed by Only Much Louder (OML) Mumbai.
In 2014 he and a group of experienced comedians like Kaneez Surka, Abish Mathew and Kanan Gill started an Improvisational comedy ensemble “The Improvisers” which is one of the highest rated Improv groups in the country.
Kenneth also wrote and acted in an entire season of “India’s first improv sketch show” called THE LIVING ROOM On Comedy Central India. It aired on 1st December till 30th Dec (20 Episodes) 2014.On November 27th 2014, Kenneth released a one hour stand up comedy special on Youtube called “Journey to the Center of My Brain” on of the first comedians in India to do so.On 24th May 2015,He released another 30 minute online comedy special series “Insides-Out” which has almost a million views on Youtube in total. Soon after released his third 30 minute online comedy special “Awenest” which has garnered almost 3 million views. When not on stage, Kenneth runs a film and music studio called “SuperHuman Studioz” where he produces content for his Youtube Channel which has over 28 Million organic views and 350 thousand subscribers. He also works as a professional corporate trainer in a company called Outperform, Having trained clients like Goldman Sachs, ANZ, Mercedes, VmWare etc.Now currently at the age of 24, Kenneth has done over 500 shows in the past four years, Written and Acted in an entire season of a show on Comedy Central, Released four comedy specials online and created the science fiction web series “Star Boyz” along with Naveen Richard.
Dabbles with Music
Compositions & Covers
Kenny pursued music for two year’s before becoming a full time comedian. He uploads his experiments with music on his personal Soundcloud page. From original compositions and covers, Explore his scratchbook of tunes.