Vik is a nationally touring stand up comic based in Chicago. Known for his sharp self-deprecation, observational humor on dating, & hilarious crowd work, he's opened for both Roy Wood Jr. & Michelle Wolf of The Daily Show, and performs regularly at Zanies Comedy Club & The Laugh Factory. He was a 2017 StandUp NBC Quarterfinalist, and was featured in NBC's Breakout Comedy Festival in 2018. He's shared the stage with mainstream headliners such as: Godfrey, Dan Soder, Big Jay Oakerson - as well as international acts like Vir Das & Zakir Khan. Need an experienced host or emcee for an event? Or a custom show designed for your needs? Book Vik today.
Hi! As usual you guys always live up to our expectations. It was an absolute hit!!!
Was very entertaining! Improvised very well & certainly would like to have them perform again!
Recently, I had the opportunity to view Vik Pandya at my hubbys 50th and it was a blast , Vik and his team delivered great punch lines and they illicited genuine laughter from the guest ! Everyone was impressed by their confidence and improv talent !!
We had Vik perform for our son's High School Grad party. Vik was great to work with. He was on time as promised and captivated the audience's attention very easily and engaged them in funny satirical humor, he even customized a few jokes specific to my Son. Our friends thoroughly enjoyed the show.
Price Range: $50 and up
Gig Length: 10 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Vik will work with any group or organizer to design a custom entertainment package tailored to your audience and event. Specializing in emcee / crowd work comedy Vik is a great event host or featured act for any occasion. Experienced in adapting to any venue Vik can also provide production equipment including lighting and sound systems.
Vik is a nationally touring stand up comic based in Chicago. Known for his sharp self-deprecation, observational humor on dating, & hilarious crowd work, he's opened for both Roy Wood Jr. & Michelle Wolf of The Daily Show, and performs regularly at Zanies Comedy Club & The Laugh Factory. He was a 2017 StandUp NBC Quarterfinalist, and was featured in NBC's Breakout Comedy Festival in 2018. He's shared the stage with mainstream headliners such as: Godfrey, Dan Soder, Big Jay Oakerson - as well as international acts like Vir Das & Zakir Khan.
Vik is a founding member of Team Us Comedy, who since 2015 have been producing shows that fully represent the hilarious comedy community in Chicago - full of women, people of color, and plenty of differing opinions. In 2018, Team Us filmed their first independent standup special titled 'Friends With 401(k) Benefits'.
In addition to standup, Vik's improv group 'I'm a Turtle' can be seen performing all over Chicago & at festivals around the country. (Chicago Improv Festival, Denver Improv Festival, The Big DIF Festival in Iowa, Joshua Tree Int'l Festival)
His comedy dating podcast 'MasterDating' was one of the Chicago Podcast Festivals' official selections, & can be found on iTunes & SoundCloud.
Vik made his acting debut in 2017 as a lead in the critically acclaimed web series 'Code-Switched', A comedy-drama about a group of South Asian-Americans juggling love, work, and family in Chicago.
He's done a number of festivals all over the country most notably: Laughing Devil in NYC (2017), Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids (2017), Cleveland Comedy festival (2016 finalist), Out of Bounds Comedy festival in Austin (2016), San Diego Comedy festival (2017 semi finalist), Westside Comedy Theatre's Standup Showdown in LA (2017), Joshua Tree Int'l Improv Comedy festival (2016 top 10 performer), Milwaukee Comedy festival (2017, 2018), Desi Comedy festival in San Francisco (2017), Chicago's NerdFest (2017, 2018), Floodwater Comedy festival in Iowa City (2017), Let's Fest in Fort Wayne (2018), & headlined the Trill Comedy Festival in Houston in 2017.
Past Booked Events
|September 08, 2018 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm||Wedding Reception|
|August 19, 2018 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|July 21, 2018 • 7:00pm - 7:45pm||Graduation|
Can work with or without microphone and can provide a PA system/mic
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