Kanan Gill is an Indian stand-up comedian and YouTuber who has made a name for himself with the YouTube series “Pretentious Movie Reviews,” which amusingly reviews erroneous Bollywood films from the past.
|Full name||Kanan Gill|
|Date of birth||24 December 1989|
|School||Ahlcon Public School, New Delhi, India |
Frank Anthony Public School, Bangalore, India
|College||M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore Karnataka|
|Educational qualification||B.E in Computer Science|
|Profession||Stand-up comedian, Actor, YouTuber|
|Year active||2013 – present|
|Debut||YouTube Video: Pretentious Movie Reviews Series (2013) |
Film: Noor (2017)
Kanan was born in Bareilly and spent his early years in Dehradun and Delhi, and his father Charanjit Singh Gill, an Indian Army officer, was also the director of the Rashtriya Military School in Bangalore. He did his schooling at Ahlcon Public School in New Delhi and The Frank Anthony Public School in Bengaluru. He pursued a B. in computer science at the MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology. Her sister’s name is Natasha. He was part of a group where he later became the lead singer when he started writing “funny songs”.
Kanan worked as a software engineer in Exeter Group Inc., for three years. Then he participated in and won a competition called Punchline Bangalore. Then another win at the Comedy Store in Mumbai. He then quit his job to pursue a career in comedy.
He gained popularity with the viral YouTube series Pretentious Movie Reviews in 2013. He reviewed critically panned popular Hindi movies along with Biswa Kalyan Rath. Kanan also worked in a comedy show, The Living Room on Comedy Central. In 2017, Kanan made his acting debut in Sunhil Sippy’s Noor alongside Sonakshi Sinha. The same year, Kanan launched his special Keep It Real on the Amazon Video platform. In 2020, his special ‘Yours Sincerely’ was released on Netflix.
Kanan Gill has found incredible fame in a completely independent field! As of today, he quit his job as an engineer to fully concentrate on his career as a comedian and divides his job between performing online and offline.
- He started his career on YouTube with Pretentious Movie Reviews series.
- He worked as a software engineer in Exeter Group Inc. for three years.
- The first movie that they reviewed on YouTube was Gunda.