This paper people is Arnab Chanda, created by sally. Arnab Chanda is an English born writer and actor. He was born in England and lived there for 6 years and then spent 1 year in India, 8 years in Saudi Arabia and 8 years in the U.S. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he started doing stand-up comedy in New York City, and after moving back to London in August 2004, won the Jongleurs New Act Competition in 2005, was the winner of the Amused Moose Comedy Awards in 2006, and was nominated for Best Newcomer in the 2007 British Chortle Awards. He stopped doing standup in 2008 to focus on acting and writing but occasionally still performs.
He has performed stand up on the Comedy Central UK shows The World Stands Up in 2007, Edinburgh & Beyond in 2007, and the Comedy Store in 2008, Russell Howard's Good News, The Stephen K Amos Show, and Chris Moyles' Comedy Empire. He has also appeared on The Jon Richardson Show, The Comedy Cafe with Janice Forsyth, Out to Lunch, 28 Acts in 28 Minutes, and "Many Questions".
His live performances include the Edinburgh Festival in 2006 in "The Comedy Bucket", "Tickets Still Available" with Greg McHugh, Rich Fulcher's "Tiny Acts of Rebellion", the Mighty Boosh Festival in 2008, the Latitude Festival in 2007 and 2008,the Leeds Festival in 2008,The Big Chill Festival in 2008. He was the tour support act for Simon Amstell from 2007–2009,as well as Stephen Merchant in 2008.
He played 'Raj Puri' in the ITV2 series Trinity,Edward in the BAFTA nominated independent film Black Pond, Kris in Series 1 of Dan Clark's How Not to Live Your Life on BBC Three, and was a writer/performer in Comedy Cuts, "Splitting Cells", and co-wrote and acted in the London Short Film Festival selected film "Old Sea Dog".
He was a staff writer for the MTV Europe Music Awards, the BBC2 show Never Mind the Buzzcocks, the MTV show "Celebrity Bites", and has written for Dan Clark's How Not to Live Your Life, "Comedy Cuts", and "Splitting Cells".