Comedian is a person who seeks to entertain an audience, primarily by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting a fool, as in slapstick, or employing prop comedy. A comedian who addresses an audience directly is called a stand-up comic. A comedian is a performer, entertainer & story teller – at times through their comic act, they put forward social messages to their audiences.Here are some of the famous Comedians across the globe who have contributed their bit to the world of entertainment :
Of late comedian as a career has taken a new shape altogether & soaring new heights, with a bunch of youngsters opting for a career in comedy. Infact these days Comedy shows are the point of interest in TV channel next to soap series, Comedy festivals are organized at city level to entertain audiences. Since the 1980s, a new wave of comedy, called alternative comedy, has grown in popularity with its more offbeat and experimental style. Comedy may be divided into multiple genres based on the source of humor, the method of delivery, and the context in which it is delivered.
Comedians should possess a great sense of humor along with good sense of timing. Enacting certain comic roles to make it lively among audiences is also the role they play often. For a comedian, it could be impromptu gig or some hard preparation behind the scene. There are cult followers of some of the leading comedians around the world.