Career Highlights


2001 - 2007 ~ DJing in over 250 venues across 4 continents

Nov 2006 ~ Graduated with Majors in Marketing & Minors in Management, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Dec 2006 ~ Hosted First Wedding as an MC, Mumbai, India

Oct 2009 ~ First Standup experience in Hindi

Mar 2010 ~ First StandUp Show in English, DUCTAC, MoE, Dubai, UAE
Sep 2010 ~ First Corporate Show, Radisson Blu Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Jan 2011 ~ First International Stand-Up Show, World's 2nd Playboy Club, Macau, China
Feb 2011 ~ Joined Dubai's First Improv' troupe: Improv' Revolution


Apr 2012 ~ Launched my Brand Keep Laming Tee's featuring original one-liners
Jun 2012 ~ Won Best Comedian at Dubomedy Standup Showdown Competition amongst 10 Comedians, Wild Peeta, Trade Centre, Dubai
Jul 2012 ~ Solo Stand-Up Tour in Far East performing for 5 Weddings in Thailand, Indonesia & Philippines
Sep 2012 ~ Opened a show for Sorabh Pant (India's Top 6 comedians) The Address Dubai Marina Mall Hotel, UAE
Oct 2012 ~ Selected as the finalist amongst 18 comedians at The Comedy Store, Palladium Mall, Mumbai, India

Jan 2013 ~ Selected as the top 6 finalist at Dubai Comedy Carnival (Part of Dubai Shopping Festival) amongst 25 comedians
Feb 2013 ~ Hosted 100th Wedding as an MC, Jakarta, Indonesia
Sep 2013 ~ Nominated Ahlan Magazine's "Best Personality in Dubai 2013" Reached the top 10 finalists out of 40 contenders
Oct 2013 ~ Graduated from Reiki Level 1 & Spiritual Empowerment Course


Feb 2014 ~ Made my acting debut in a theater play titled "Here to serve you" as part of the Short+Sweet Theater Festival
Mar 2014 ~ Launched an event company: Aish Outt Productions
​Jun 2014 ~ Graduated from Reiki Level 2 & Spiritual Empowerment Course
Aug 2014 ~ Wrote my first script for theatre "The Lunar Eclipse" as part of a 24 hour competition by Backstage
Sep 2014 ~ Graduated from Reiki Level 3A Course becoming a REIKI Master
Nov 2014 ~ Made my acting debut in a Short Film "Clementine" for The 48 Hour Film Project which made it to the Top 10 finale out of 43 films submitted. Screened at Vox cinemas, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE.
Dec 2014 ~ Made a comeback to DJ-ing at Velvet Underground, Royal Ascot, Dubai, UAE
Dec 2014 ~ Produced The Secret Soiree NYE Event, Warehouse Lounge, Dubai, UAE with over 2000+ in attendance

Jan 2015 ~ Graduated with a distinction in LAMDA Drama Acting Level 5
Feb 2015 ~ Made my Directorial Debut with Theatre Play "I Love You Two"
Mar 2015 ~ Acted in a Sci-Fi Short Film "Metamorphosis in Reverse".
Apr 2015 ~ Acted as Ramakrishna Paramhansa in Swami Vivekananda's biopic "Oneness" first debuted at Sydney Opera House
Jun 2015 ~ Nominated for "Best Actor" as Ramakrishna Paramhansa for" Oneness" at Backstage Awards
Oct 2015 ~ Launched my Brand Keep Laming Films making Comedy Vines


Feb 2016 ~ Produced 4 plays for the Short +Sweet Theatre Festival, 3 of which made it into the Finals
Feb 2016 ~ Wrote & Directed the only horror play "The Lunar Eclipse" at Short + Sweet Theatre Festival Dubai which won the People's Choice & made it into the finale.
Feb 2016 ~ Acted in the first ever sequel of Short+Sweet Dubai titled "I Loved You Two" which won the People's Choice & made it into the finale.
April 2016 ~ Produced a spoof awards show: EIC Vs Bollywood featuring India's top 3 comics Sorabh Pant, Sahil Shah & Sapan Verma, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE
​April 2016 ~ Acted in Romeo + Juliet (Dubai Version set in 2016) as part of Shakespeare's 400th Death Anniversary
May 2016 ~ Graduated from Constellation's Screen Acting Course Level 1
​May 2016 ~ Nominated Ahlan Magazine's "Best Male Personality in UAE 2016" 
​​May 2016 ~ Nominated Ahlan Magazine's "Best Blog in UAE 2016" for www.TheWeddingScript.com
Jun 2016 ~ Launched my brand "Filmania Studios" making Short Films
Oct 2016 ~ Opened & Hosted Stand-Up Comedy show for Sorabh Pant (India's Top 5 Comedians), Club Boudoir, Dubai, UAE
​Nov 2016 ~ Produced 4 plays for The Alex Broun Play Festival, Dubai, UAE
​​Nov 2016 ~ Directed 2 plays for The Alex Broun Play Festival, Dubai, UAE
​​Nov 2016 ~ Acted in 1 play for The Alex Broun Play Festival, Dubai, UAE
​​​Nov 2016 ~ Nominated for Masala Award's "Best Blog in UAE 2016" for www.PawanManghnani.com
Dec 2016 ~ Nominated 5 times in 4 categories for The Alex Broun Play Festival including best Independent Theatre Company for Aish Outt Productions
​Dec 2016 ~ Directorial venture "Turn The Other Cheek" won the best ensemble (Hitesh Sukhani + Rohit Menon) at The Alex Broun Play Festival
Dec 2016 ~ Graduated from Constellation's Screen Acting Course Level 2

​​Feb 2017 ~ Produced 4 plays for Short + Sweet Theatre Festival 2017 Dubai, all of which made it into the People's Choice Finals/Wildcards Finals & eventually 2 into the Gala Finals
​​Feb 2017 ~ Wrote & Directed the only horror play "Happy Death Day To You (Part 2)" for Short + Sweet Theatre Festival 2017 Dubai which made it into the People's Choice Finals
​​Feb 2017 ~ Acted in "I Still Love You Two (Part 3)" - the first ever trilogy for Short + Sweet Theatre Festival Worldwide which made it into the People's Choice Finals & Gala Finals
​Apr 2017 ~ Filmed, Directed & Edited a 4 Part Comedy Web Series
​Mar 2017 ~ Wrote, Filmed, Directed & Edited Short Film "Cosmic Chai" (Docu-Drama) released on WorldStorytelling Day.
​Mar 2017 ~ Opened & Hosted 3 Stand-Up Comedy shows for Amit Tandon (India's Top 10 Comedians)
May 2017 ~ Wrote, Filmed, Directed, Produced & Edited Short Film "NRI Story" (Romantic Comedy)
Jun 2017 ~ Wrote, Filmed, Directed, Produced & Edited Short Film "Happy Birthday Baby" (Comedy)
​Jul 2017 ​ ~ Wrote, Filmed, Directed, Produced & Edited Short Film "Safia" (Comedy)
​Jul 2017 ~ Directed, Edited & Produced Short Film "Thursday Night Deira Friday Morning Jumeirah" (Romance)
​Jul 2017  ~ Directed, Edited & Produced Short Film "Saturday Night Newtown Sunday Morning Enmore" (Romance)
Aug 2017 ​~ Short Film "Comma" (Emotional Drama) under production.
​Aug 2017 ​ ​~ Short Film "Mithaann" (Comedy) under production.