‘Zarna Garg: One in a Billion’, premieres on Prime Video on May 16


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Stamford, NY

Zarna Garg’s first stand-up comedy special is coming on Prime Video next month. Garg, an Indian American comedian, came to fame on TikTok, Instagram and YouTube. She has featured on the Apple TV+ series Gutsy. She performs 15 shows a week at Comedy Cellar, in addition to touring.

“Zarna Garg’s taking the comedy world by storm with her first streaming stand-up special One in a Billion. As an unapologetic, Indian-immigrant mom, she has plenty to joke about, and the punch lines come fast and furious,” an official description reads. The special will premiere on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

Garg was born in India and lived in Mumbai, She was only 14, when her mother passed away. She moved to Ohio and stayed with her sister. She attended law school in the United States. Zarna’s debut romantic comedy screenplay ‘Rearranged’ won the Best Comedy Screenplay Award at the 2019 Austin Film Festival and was also a 2019 Academy Nicholl Fellowships Semi-Finalist.

In 2021, Garg won Kevin Hart’s comedy competition on Peacock, ‘Lyft Comics’. She also won the Ladies of Laughter Award in the Newcomer Winner category. In 2022, she was highlighted as ‘one of the gutsiest women comedians in America’ in ‘Gutsy’ on Apple TV, appeared on the Tamron Hall Show, the TODAY Show, and This American Life to discuss how her daughter Zoya inspired her to start her stand-up comedy career. In 2023, Garg hosted the National Women’s History Museum’s Women Making History Awards.

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