‘The Illiterates: Comedians Stand-up for Literature’ by Sorabh Pant and Sapan Varma

The Illiterates is a unique panel where two comedians who read, make jokes about literary luminaries far smarter than them!

‘The Illiterates’, Sorabh Pant and Sapan Verma, dissect the literary world and walk the audience through their hilarious observations. They alienate the reading world, read out excerpts from banned books and make jokes no author should be allowed to make.

Sorabh Pant is one of India’s best and most travelled comedians – with over 350 shows in 30 cities and 7 countries. He was voted the #1 Most Interesting Indian On Twitter by ibnlive.com. He has written two novels, The Wednesday Soul and Under Delhi. He also founded India’s busiest comedy company, The East India Comedy.

Sapan Verma is one of India’s youngest professional comedians, having done over 300 shows in the last three years. As one of the founding members of East India Comedy, Sapan has performed at various auditoriums, college festivals and corporate events.

The event, their first public show in Jaipur, was held at Jaipur Marriott Hotel on Wednesday, 13th August, 2014 at 6:00 PM. The show began at 6:30 PM after high tea.