Neeti Palta is a famous stand-up comedian in India. She is famous for appearing in Amazon Prime’s comedy web TV series “Almost Sanskari” (2019).
Neeti was born on Monday, 11 February 1980 (age 39 years; as in 2019), in Agra. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Her hometown is in New Delhi. She completed her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1 in Colaba, Mumbai and The Army Public School in New Delhi. She joined Delhi University to complete her graduation in English. She completed her post-graduation in Master of Journalism & Mass Communication from Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication in Pune, Maharashtra.
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Husband
Neeti’s father, Anand Prakash Palta, is a retired army personnel. Her mother’s name is Swaran Palta, and Neeti has an elder brother, Vivek Palta. She has got married to Rahul Soota, who is working as a financial consultant.
She started her career with the advertisement company, JWT (J. Walter Thompson), where she worked for almost 12 years as a senior art director. In 2006, she joined TV puppet series ‘Galli Galli Sim Sim,’ as a writer, which was aired on DD National. When a reporter asked her how she started her career as a stand-up comedian, she said,
I remember being a fan of the improv show Whose Line Is It Anyway?. I attended the Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood show in India, where they needed volunteers for every round. I was called for a sound effects round, where I did the sound effects for Colin when they played out a situation. When I was getting off the stage Colin said, ‘Such an innocent face bit such a devil!’ It was he who suggested that I try stand-up.”
In November 2012, she participated in RAW comedy competition, which was sponsored by the OZ fest, and she won the competition. She started posting stand-up comedy videos on her YouTube channel in 2013 and gained immense popularity. In 2014, she penned down the script of the Bollywood film “O Teri.” She has appeared in many comedy web TV series including ‘Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia!’ (2016), ‘Comedy Up Late’ (2017), ‘Comicstaan’ (2019), and ‘Almost Sanskari’ (2019).
- She is often seen consuming alcohol in parties.
- Her hobbies include travelling and reading books.
- She has performed live in various corporate events throughout India.
- She is a founder of one of the oldest comedy outfits of Delhi – Loony Goons.
- She has two pet dogs, Socks and Punch.
- She is a fitness freak and regularly practices yoga.
- She has got many tattoos inked on her body out of which one is on her left leg and other is near to her shoulder.