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Russell Peters

Kapwa Kampeon…

Russell Peters is the “Godfather of Indian Comedy”. He is an Indian by race, and a Canadian by culture. He toured the world already armed only by a microphone, and materials not just to make his audience laugh, but also to make them feel that what media does not tell everyone is true.

Russell Peters defines the very thin line between race and culture. Through a scientific approach of observation out of curiosity, he has mastered his art of comic ability. He can mimic slangs and accent of different races like British, American, Jamaican, African, Chinese and of course Indian. He can even speak Filipino-accented english and curse like a hometown Filipino with a famous, “Putang ina, Russell.”

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