Most recently a “Weekend Update” writer on Saturday Night Live, Nimesh Patel was born to Indian parents in New Jersey and went to the NYU Stern School of Business, graduating with a degree in Finance. Hired by Chris Rock to write for the Academy Awards in 2016, Nimesh was largely responsible for Chris’ monologue and notably the first Indian to write for the Oscars. Nimesh was named one of Comedy Central’s “Comics To Watch” in 2016. A regular on Vidiots, he can be seen performing around New York City at the Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s, Stand Up NY, UCB, and more. Now’s your chance to catch Nimesh live at Punch Line Philly.