Alexander Babu, standup comedian, earned a named for himself by becoming one of the first few people to attempt standup comedy from Chennai. He pioneered the standup comedy scene in Chennai and paved way for several other aspiring artists.
Recently, Alexander hogged the limelight when his 2 hours special Alex in Wonderland premiered in Amazon Prime. The show became quite famous on social media as it rekindled nostalgia about all famous personalities in Kollywood. Now, the standup comedian is turning a new leaf in his career.
He is debuting as an actor in actor Madhavan’s upcoming film Maara. Directed by newcomer Dilip Kumar, the film stars Vikram Vedha and Jersey heroine Shraddha Srinath as the female lead. The shooting is progressing at a brisk pace in Kochi.
Alex shared a photo with Madhavan and Dilip and wrote, “Spent a few days in rainy Kochi this week hanging out with the one and only @actormadhavan and @dilipgads and the gang. Learning so much thru this special project. Waiting for the formal announcement. (sic)”