Speakers Profile - Neel Kolhatkar

Comedian and Filmmaker

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Neel Kolhatkar is well known for his cultural, political, and observational comedy. Over the past twelve years he has performed sold out tours across Australia and released multiple self-produced comedy specials. Neel is also a prolific filmmaker having written, directed, and starred in the worldwide viral hit "Modern Educayshun", among many other short films. Neel also produced and created the online web series "Crossing the Line" in 2019. He helped start "Comedy Untamed" in 2022, managing regular comedy shows across Australia.

Neel started performing at age 10 when he auditioned for a school play and has since been perfecting his craft for nearly two decades. He grew up in Sydney where he still lives and began putting out sketches and other online content when he was 15. By age 19 he had over 100,000 subscribers on Youtube and as of 2024, has 2.5 million followers across Youtube, Instagram, Tik Tok and Facebook.

In 2023 he filmed his fifth self produced stand up special "Villain Era" at the Factory Theatre.