Biswa Kalyan Rath :Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Biography & More
Biswa Kalyan Rath :Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

Biswa Kalyan Rath :Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

There is a proverb which says “Laughing is the best medicine” and if you want to just sit and laugh then YouTube is a one-stop paradise where you can spend hours and hours just to either listen to those comedians or just surf through there funny videos. Well, if you are one of those then it is sure that you must have come across one of the funniest stand-up comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath who uploads real, honest and completely relatable stories with the youth being her target audience.

In 2012 he has completed his graduation from IIT Kharagpur. Before joining as a stand-up he has worked in graphic design, advertising, and software and during this period only he met Kanan Gill who is an open mic event in Bangalore.And after that only he quitted his job at Oracle in 2014 and started his journey as a full-time comedian.

Below are some of the details which as a follower you should know about Biswa to understand him better:

Name Biswa Kalyan Rath
Vocation Stand-up comedian, Youtuber, Filmmaker, Actor, Software Engineer(Retired)
Nickname Biswa
Date of birth 27 December 1990
Age 28 Years
Birthplace Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Hometown Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Sun sign Capricorn
Religion Hinduism
Hair colour Black
Eye colour Dark Brown
Height 5’9’’(in feet inches) 175cm(in centimetres) 1.75m(in metres)
Weight 70kg(in kilograms) 154lbs(in pounds)
Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sibling Not Known
Schooling N/A
Education Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal
Hobbies Reading, Writing and Watching Movies
Favourite food N/A
Smoker/Drinker Drinker
Favourite Singer N/A
Favourite Song N/A
Favourite YouTuber N/A
Favourite colour Black
Girlfriend N/A
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Personal Life

Biswa Kalyan Rath was born and brought up in a middle-class Oriya family in Bhubaneshwar. He spent his childhood, moving all over the state from cities to towns to villages as his father was a State Bank of India employee who kept getting transferred to new locations after every two years. He studied in various schools in Odisha, a fact that he later used as an inspiration for his comedic materials.

After completing school, Biswa moved to Vishakhapatnam, to prepare for the IIT entrance exam in one of the coaching centres in the city. He eventually cracked IIT-JEE and enrolled in IIT Kharagpur. He graduated from IIT Kharagpur with a degree in Biotechnology.

After his graduation, Biswa wanted to work in a creative field and started working as a graphic designer in Bangalore. He then moved on to a software role for Oracle in the same city.

Professional life

Biswa Kalyan Rath is an Indian stand-up comedian & YouTuber and in today’s era stand-up comedy is sprouting everywhere but only selected ones can capture the audience’s eye so far and Biswa Kalyan Rath is one of them. He claimed his name to fame from his hilarious take on reviewing Bollywood movies with his fellow stand-up comedian, Kanan Gill.

Since then he has moved on to many other endeavours like his own YouTube channel and collaborating with other online streaming platforms to promote his brand of comedy.

He is active on Twitter with his crazy punching out-lines. In his series, they together critically review Bollywood films there motive behind choosing Bollywood movies was because of the Indian pop culture. In 2014, he performed his first live show along with Kanan Gill in Gurgaon.

He went on his first solo national tour, Biswa In your face in September 2015, doing shows in Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata.In the same year, he hosted a Comedy Hunt along AIB and other acclaimed comedians and also did a tour named Biswa Mast Aadmi. He has also created a popular web series called “Laakhon Mein Ek” which released on Amazon Prime Video in October 2017 and appeared on HDFC Life’s Behind the Journey video series

The first episode of Pretentious Movie Reviews was put up on Kanan’s channel on April 15, 2014, and which centred on the movie ‘Main Prem ki Diwani Hoon’ starring Hrithik, Kareena, Abhishek. They titled each video with specific ‘Best (Something) Ever’ taglines and highlighted the core humorous element that they were going for and it worked well.

Each instalment of Pretentious Movie Reviews garnered more than 2 million views each and the one with the highest views is the one they did for ‘Prem Agan’ with close to 3.5 million-plus views. Other movies that he did ‘Pretentious Reviews’ of are Disco Dancer, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Rudraksha.

Post his fame, Biswa has hardly made any more Pretentious Movie Review episodes, concentrating more on his stand-up comedy career now.


Biswa’s sense of humour is very different and he has said-“it is not everybody’s cup of tea”. He has the looks of a perfectly geeky software engineer, that comprises of thick specks with a lanky frame and his looks buy him some quick and unique serious persona that comes in handy as a readymade prop while he is cracking some hilarious jokes with a straight-faced as ever. His delivery is simple, straightforward and he does not make use of the pregnant pauses that are so well-known among stand-up comedians.

Biswa is the only renowned comedian who has excelled in stand-up comedy from the state of Odisha and his content also gives his audiences a rare glimpse into the lives of a common Oriya man.

Activeness towards Social Issues

He is also socially responsible towards the society, as he often delivers poignant pieces on contemporary and relevant social issues like depression and youth suicide. After a youth suicide story in Mumbai went out like a forest fire, Biswa took to Facebook and shared his battle with depression for nine long years and enumerated eight points that he has taken away from those years of personal struggle.

Video Credit/Source : Biswa Kalyan Rath



Year Film Role Notes
2016 Brahman Naman Ilash Debut film (Cameo)


Year Platform Name Notes
2014 YouTube Pretentious Movie Reviews Himself
2017 Amazon Video Biswa Mast Aadmi Himself
2017 Amazon Video Laakhon Mein Ek: Season 1 Created & Written by Biswa Kalyan Rath
Co-written by Vaspar Dandiwala & Karan Agarwal
2017 Amazon Video Going Viral Pvt. Ltd. Episode #StartUp
2017 Youtube Son of Abish S2E8 with Kanan Gill
2017 Soundcloud AIB Video Podcast With Sumukhi Suresh
2018 Amazon Video Improv All Stars: Game Night Himself
2018 Amazon Video Comicstaan: Season 1 Judge
2019 Amazon Video Laakhon Mein Ek: Season 2 Created & Written by Biswa Kalyan Rath
Co-written by Vaspar Dandiwala & Karan Agarwal
2019 Amazon Video Comicstaan: Season 2 Judge

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