Suresh Albela is an Indian poet (Hasya Kavi) and stand-up comedian. He is the winner of the TV comedy show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ (2008).
Suresh Sharma was born on Wednesday, 1 January 1986 (age 36 years; as of 2022) in Chauth Ka Barwara, Rajasthan. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He did his schooling up to class 9 from a government school in Chauth Ka Barwara, Rajasthan.
Suresh Albela with his mother
He pursued BA from a college in Kota, Rajasthan.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Suresh Albela was born into a poor family of farmers.
Parents & Siblings
Suresh’s father was a farmer and police constable. His mother passed away due to cancer.
Wife & Children
In 2017, he got married to Supriya, and the couple has a son named Shreyansh Sharma.
Suresh Albela with his wife
Suresh Albela’s son
Suresh started his career as a stand-up comedian and poet. He used to perform in various kavi sammelans in Rajasthan and other nearby states. In an interview, while talking about starting his career as a hasya kavi, he said,
I started participating in stage shows and kavi sammelans with the intention of attracting the attention of Television directors. Finally I got a call from assistant director Hemant Sharma for the auditions of ‘Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ and was selected.”
Suresh Albela’s kavi sammelan
In 2007, he auditioned for the TV reality comedy show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge,’ but could not clear the audition round. He again participated in the fourth season of the same show and finished as the winner of the title. The show was aired on Star One.
Suresh Albela on winning The Great Indian Laughter Challenge
In the show, his Sanskrit description of the Indian actress Mallika Sherawat became very popular.
Suresh then performed in various poetry events and comedy shows.
Suresh Albela performing on stage
In 2016, he appeared in TV comedy shows like ‘Indian Mazak League’ and ‘Mazaak Mazaak Mein.’
Suresh Albela in Mazaak Mazaak Mein
He appeared in a few TV comedy series like ‘Comedy Ke Sartaj Mr. Bajaj’ and ‘Kavi Yudh.’ In 2021, he performed in the comedy show ‘Suresh Albela Show.’
Suresh Albela performing in Suresh Albela Show
Suresh Albela also performed in the TV comedy show ‘India’s Laughter Champion’ (2022) aired on Sony TV.
Received Death Threats
In 2017, he took a dig at the self-proclaimed Indian godman Asaram Bapu in one of his comedy shows. Reportedly, his jokes were not well received by the followers of Asaram, and they started giving him death threats.
- Suresh Albela aka Suresh Sharma adopted the name ‘albela’ while he was in class 9 at the suggestion of his friends.
- In an interview, he shared that his family members wanted to make him a doctor.
- He has received various felicitations at kavi sammelans and stage shows.
Suresh Albela being felicitated at an event