Writer and comedian most well known as a contributor to the comedy news show The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha. He is also known for his standup and his weekly column The Blunder Years in the Hindustan Times.
Before venturing into comedy, he earned a bachelor's in electronics and telecommunications engineering from the University of Mumbai.
A successful standup performer, he has earned a recurring spot at the Comedy Store, now known as the Canvas Laugh Factory.
His sister Akanksha Shakya has worked as a video editor.