Indian stand-up comedian and YouTuber Kanan Gill gained popularity for his funny assessments of problematic old Bollywood movies in the series “Pretentious Movie Reviews” on the platform. His comedy partner in directing this hugely successful series is fellow stand-up comic Biswa Kalyan Rath. With their outrageous commentary and hilarious personalities, the team has caused quite a stir on YouTube across the Indian subcontinent. Kanan Gill, a software engineer by trade, has achieved remarkable popularity in a completely unrelated industry! He no longer works as an engineer and now splits his time between online and offline gigs in order to fully concentrate on his career as a comedian. As of May 2017, this wildly successful comedy celebrity had 617k Twitter followers, 201k Instagram followers, and over 464k subscribers to his YouTube channel, “Ok! Gill.” With his popularity growing every day, he is also looking into more opportunities to advance his profession.
The career of Kanan Gill
Kanan Gill was an amusing child who enjoyed making jokes and pulling practical jokes from an early age. However, he had little doubt that having been raised in a normal Indian family, he would eventually seek a traditional vocation that would ensure stability. He decided to pursue a career in computer engineering after high school, but he never lost his passion for comedy. He joined comedy bands while still in college and wrote ridiculous tunes in his free time.
After graduating, he accepted a lucrative position with Exeter Group Inc. as a software developer. He continued to stay passionate about comedy despite working as a technician, competing in several competitions, and taking first place in the Punchline Bangalore competition. Following yet another victory at the Mumbai Comedy Store, Gill gained the self-assurance to resign from his position as an engineer and devote all of his attention to furthering his comedic career.
Kanan Gill met Biswa Kalyan Rath, another aspiring comedian, in his early days as a comic. Together, they created the YouTube series “Pretentious Movie Reviews,” where they give amusing and twisted reviews of Bollywood movies.
The reviews of some well-known films, including “Gunda,” “Hum Saath Saath Hain,” “Prem Aggan,” and “Aap ka Suroor,” helped them build a sizable fan base in India, a nation obsessed with cinema. Soon after they began to become more well-known outside of India, Gill was given the opportunity to work on the American television network Comedy Central’s improvisational sketch comedy program “The Living Room.” He was one of the key figures behind the YouTube Comedy Hunt and co-hosted the YouTube FanFest India. Kanan Gill entered the Bollywood film industry in 2017 with a little part in the Sonakshi Sinha-starring movie “Noor,” showing his ambition to do even more.
Individual Life of Kanan Gill
On December 24, 1989, Kanan Gill was born. He went to Frank Anthony Public School and Ahlcon Public School. Later, he attended the M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, where he graduated with a B.E. in computer science. He is quite private, therefore little is known about his family or love relationships. He has a sizable female fan base and is not yet married.
Kanan Gill’s Net Worth
One of the wealthiest and most well-known YouTube stars is Kanan Gill. Our study of Kanan Gill’s net worth from sources like Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider indicates that it is roughly $1.5 million.