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Tanmay Bhat

Tanmay Bhat is a well-known Indian YouTuber, comedian, and scriptwriter, who is known for his standup comedy shows. Tanmay Bhat is also the co-founder of the YouTube channel All India Bakchod (AIB).


Tanmay Bhat was born on Tuesday, 23 June 1987 (age 36 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharasthra, India. His zodiac sign is Cancer. Tanmay Bhat completed his primary and secondary education at Seth Chunilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School, Mumbai. In 2007, Tanmay Bhat joined the R. D. National College in Bandra to pursue his graduation. He completed a bachelor’s degree in Advertising in 2010. Tanmay Bhat is settled in Mumbai.

Tanmay Bhat's childhood photo

Tanmay Bhat’s childhood photo

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Weight (approx.): 120 kg

Hair Colour: Natural Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Tanmay Bhat


Parents & Siblings

Tanmay Bhat’s father’s name is Arun Bhat, and his mother’s name is Jayashree Bhat. His mother works at a national bank in Mumbai.

Tanmay Bhat (in red) with his mother, Jayashree Bhat (left)

Tanmay Bhat (in red) with his mother, Jayashree Bhat (left)

Tanmay Bhat with his mother, Jayashree Bhat, at their Mumbai home

Tanmay Bhat with his mother, Jayashree Bhat, at their Mumbai home

Tanmay Bhat has an elder brother.

Tanmay Bhat's brother

Tanmay Bhat’s brother


Tanmay Bhat is unmarried.


Tanmay Bhat is rumoured to be dating the founder and editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed India. The duo shares a lot of pictures together on social media and claims to be just friends.


Script Writer

Tanmay Bhat made his scriptwriting debut in 2007 with UTV Bindass’ program ‘Hass Ley India.’ This youth-oriented show was a standup comedy show, which showcased celebrity interviews. In 2008, Tanmay Bhat wrote for ‘MTV Wassup – Voice of Youngistaan.’ The video jockey of this show was actor Ayushmann Khurrana. [1]The Times of India In 2009, Tanmay Bhat wrote the screenplay and dialogues for Disney Channel India’s teen sitcom TV series ‘Kya Mast Hai Life.’ In 2009, Tanmay Bhat wrote the script for NDTV Imagine’s celebrity talk show ‘Oye! It’s Friday!.’ The show was hosted by Farhan Akhtar.

All India Bakchod (AIB)

In 2013, Tanmay Bhat, along with other comedians like Gursimran Khamba, Rohan Joshi, and Ashish Shakya, founded a comedy company named All India Bakchod (AIB). In the same year, they created their YouTube channel and started making comedy sketches. In 2014, they conducted ‘All India Bakchod Knockout,’ a roast program, which was hosted by Karan Johar; Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh appeared as guests on the roast program. The event was a great success. After gaining immense success, the company dissolved in 2019 due to multiple allegations and complaints filed against the entire AIB staff.

Founders of All India Bakchod (AIB)

Founders of All India Bakchod (AIB)


After the closing down of All India Bakchod (AIB), Tanmay Bhat started creating content on his own YouTube channel, where he started live streaming the games of PUBG: Battlegrounds in which different YouTubers took part. In 2020, Tanmay also created a new channel, ‘Honestly by Tanmay Bhat,’ on which he telecasts podcasts about the discussion on different topics like neuroscience, the stock market, taxation, and mutual funds. In 2020, Netflix India started a series in collaboration with Tanmay Bhat in which the comedian started reacting to new films and TV shows. Tanmay Bhat has been featured in many videos of different stand-up-comedians like Zakir Khan, Anubhav Singh Bassi, Malika Dua, Kusha Kapila, Bhuvan Bam, and Ajey Nagar (CarryMinati).

Tanmay Bhat and CarryMinati in collaboration video

Tanmay Bhat and CarryMinati in collaboration video

Tanmay Bhat with Bhuvan Bam (right) at the talk show 'Son of Abish'

Tanmay Bhat with Bhuvan Bam (right) at the talk show ‘Son of Abish’

Tanmay Bhat in a video with Malika Dua (left)

Tanmay Bhat in a video with Malika Dua (left)


Inquiry Against Tanmay Bhat

In May 2016, the Mumbai Police Commissioner ordered an inquiry against Tanmay Bhat after the comedian’s standup comedy video surfaced on Facebook. The video showcased a fictional conversation between Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar discussing whether Virat Kohli is better than Sachin Tendulkar or not. This video was not taken well by the fans and audience of the celebrities, and a complaint was filed by the BJP leader Ashish Shelar, accusing Tanmay Bhat of mocking and insulting Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar. The video was later deleted from Facebook. [2]Hindustan Times

FIR Against Tanmay Bhat

In 2017, an FIR was filed against the co-founder of AIB Tanmay Bhat after an inappropriate image of Narendra Modi with a dog filter was uploaded and circulated from AIB’s social media handles. The image was that of a look-alike of Narendra Modi standing with a phone in his hand using a dog filter on Snapchat. Many followers of Narendra Modi were offended, and they even raised a debate about the Congress party being involved in this idea. [3]India Today


In 2015, an FIR was registered by the activist Santosh Daundkar against 14 people including Karan Johar, Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and the entire cast of All India Bakchod. The complaint was filed due to the vulgar and obscene language used in the event. [4]The Economic Times

Me Too Allegations

In 2018, Tanmay Bhat was accused of staying quiet despite knowing the sexual harassment happening in his company, All India Bakchod. A company employee, Mahima Kukreja, accused comedian Utsav Chakraborty of sending her inappropriate text messages and pictures. Knowing everything about this, Tanmay Bhat chose to ignore the matter and not say anything, which caused him immense hatred online resulting in his removal from the position of CEO of AIB. [5]The Wire Due to this accusation, Amazon India removed Tanmay Bhat from the panel of judges of the Comicstaan season 2. [6]Latest Laws

Aditi Mittal Against Tanmay Bhat’s Depression Video

In 2019, Tanmay Bhat posted a series of videos on his Instagram handle, explaining how he had been diagnosed with clinical depression. Many people stood in support of the comedian; however, his AIB co-worker and comedian Aditi Mittal spoke against Tanmay Bhat and was quoted saying,

Depression is only newsworthy.” [7]India Today

Kangana Ranaut Backlashes Tanmay Bhat’s Old Tweet

In February 2023, Kangana Ranaut took to Twitter to react to Tanmay Bhat’s old tweet on ‘child rape.’ Kangana accused Tanmay Bhat of promoting child pornography.

Tanmay Bhatt Removed From Kotak Campaign

In 2023, Kotak Mahindra Bank revoked its 811 ad campaign named ‘#SamayKoSahiKaamPeLagao’ with Tanmay Bhat and Samay Raina. The campaign spurred controversy on social media when the general public started posting screenshots of Tanmay Bhat’s old tweets where he made fun of the Hindu god Ganesha. The bank apologized and made a statement, clarifying the cancellation of their association with Tanmay Bhat. [8]The Indian Express



Tanmay Bhatt received the ‘Influencing Youth Icon Award’ at the SR Journal Excellence Awards in 2021.


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  • Tanmay Bhat has performed for corporate giants like Vodafone, The Times of India, The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), British Airways, Tribal Fusion, and Audi.
  • Tanmay Bhat loves dogs, and he often shares pictures and videos of him playing with his dog on social media.

    Tanmay Bhatt with his pet dog named 'Chat'

    Tanmay Bhatt with his pet dog named ‘Chat’

  • Tanmay Bhatt has written scripts for different famous award shows like the Filmfare Awards, Star Parivaar Awards, Balaji Awards, and Stardust Awards.
  • Tanmay Bhat is often spotted consuming alcoholic beverages on various occasions.

    Tanmay Bhat drinking alcohol at a bar in Mumbai

    Tanmay Bhat drinking alcohol at a bar in Mumbai

  • In 2009, Tanmay Bhat won a national comic hunt competition, ‘Weirdass Ham-ateur Night,’ conducted by Vir Das. After winning the contest, Tanmay Bhat was appointed to the comedy-writing team of Vir Das’ comedy show ‘Weirdass Comedy.’
  • Tanmay Bhat made a short cameo in the Indian erotic horror thriller film Ragini MMS 2 released in 2014. He played the character of Karan. The film starred actors like Sunny Leone, Anita Hassanandani, and Saahil Prem.

    Tanmay Bhat in a still from Ragini MMS 2

    Tanmay Bhat in a still from Ragini MMS 2

  • Tanmay Bhat was cast in the 2015 release Mr. X in which he played the role of Popo.

    Tanmay Bhat (right) in a still from Mr. X

    Tanmay Bhat (right) in a still from Mr. X

  • In 2022, Tanmay Bhat made an appearance on the celebrity talk show Koffee with Karan in the finale episode of season 7. Other comedians who accompanied Tanmay were Kusha Kapila, Niharika Nm, and Danish Sait.

    Tanmay Bhat (extreme left) at Koffee with Karan season 7 finale

    Tanmay Bhat (extreme left) at Koffee with Karan season 7 finale

  • Tanmay Bhat spends a lot of time with his niece, Myra. He often shares her pictures on social media.

    Tanmay Bhat with his niece, Myra (right)

    Tanmay Bhat with his niece, Myra (right)

  • From 2015 to 2018, Tanmay Bhat suffered from Seizure attacks caused due to his obesity.

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