Articles by Alexander Babu

Alexander Babu is an engineer turned stand up comedian from Chennai. He tweets at @iLikeSlander. He can also be found on Facebook and Instagram, with the same handle.

I watched Crazy Mohan live for the first time when I was a student at Guindy Engineering College. I used to be the clown within our gang in those days, fooling around and punning on words. Watching Crazy Mohan and his characters doing my kind of comedy on stage and getting huge applause and laughter was unbelievable. The comedian in me longed to be with them on stage.  That evening, Crazy Mohan addressed the students, and boy, that impromptu talk was quite a class act in itself. When he declared that he too had studied engineering right there in our…

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