Naked Paperback


‘Heartwarming, inspiring and hilarious.’ – Russell Peters

‘I come from the land of the Kama Sutra. I can f*** you in more ways than you can count!’ – Papa CJ

When an award-winning comedian performs at gunpoint in South Africa and lives to tell the tale, you know it’s going to be an interesting one. Pranks both childish and reckless, nights of wild partying, a career repeatedly built and torn down, a roller-coaster love life, and risks you and I wouldn’t dare to take: Papa CJ is able to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. And then destroy it. Only to rise again like a phoenix.

About the Author

Papa CJ is a world-renowned stand-up comedian and has won awards for both Asia’s and India’s Best Stand-up Comedian. He has performed over 2000 shows in 25 countries and has had numerous appearances on NBC, BBC, Comedy Central, Showtime, MTV, Paramount, The Comedy Channel, ITV and a host of other international networks. He is the only Indian comedian to have shot his own solo special with Comedy Central Asia. Forbes Magazine called him ‘the global face of Indian stand-up’ and Harvard Business Review called him one of the most influential comedians around the world. He has taped a Showtime USA stand-up comedy special with Russell Peters and on the American TV show Last Comic Standing, he was placed in the top 10 from over 3000 contestants across the world.

As Papa CJ lays bare his life, from the streets of Calcutta to the University of Oxford and stages across the world, you will bask in nostalgia, laugh your guts out, feel your heart ache, and find a new lens with which to look at your own life. A lens that allows you, like Papa CJ, to always see the positive. And of course, the funny. Seize it. Enjoy it!

Praise for NAKED (the show on which the book is based)

‘A spellbinding storyteller’ ~ Huffington Post, New York

‘You will walk out vowing to tell your friends about this comedian’ ~ Herald Sun, Australia

‘Crosses continents and decades while remaining very personal’~ The Scotsman, Scotland

‘Comedy, courage and class’~ Hindustan Times, India

‘You feel like giving it a gallantry award too’ ~ Mitali Saran,, India

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Weight 0.255 kg
Dimensions 21.5 × 14.1 × 1.8 cm









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