Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based comic who has been described by Timeout NY as “smart, analytical and rising.” Hari’s half-hour Comedy Central Presents special debuted on the network in February 2011. He has performed on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and John Oliver’s New York Standup Show and the 2007 HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.
Additionally, Hari has established himself in the UK with appearances on BBC 3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Live at the Electric and Channel 4’s 8 out 10 Cats. He also performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2011.
When in New York City, he works with his brother Ashok (Dapwell of the now-defunct Das Racist) co-hosting the live, mostly improvised talk show The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Project and their podcast, The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Podcast.
Hari was born and raised in Queens, NY and graduated from Bowdoin College with a B.A. in Comparative Politics in 2004. He also earned a Masters in Human Rights from the London School of Economics in 2008.