Name: Sharul Channa
Date of Birth: 8 December
Occupation: Stand-up comedian and actor
How she got started: Formally trained in acting at LASALLE College of the Arts, Sharul Channa was looking forward to pursuing acting full-time but the universe had better plans. About eight years ago, she had three minutes in an open-mic night and with her first laugh, she became hooked to the world of stand-up comedy. Today, she is one of the few full-time stand-up comedians in Singapore.
Notable achievements: She has performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Darwin Festival, Weirdas Comedy Festival in India, Kings and Queen of Comedy Asia 2017, Kalaa Utsavam Festival at the Esplanade Theatre in 2017 and 2018, Happy Ever Laughter by Dream Academy 2016 and 2018, Singapore Writers Festival 2017 to name a few. She has also been featured in the first two seasons of Comedy Central Stand-up Asia!.
Something you might not have known about her: Her little pinky toes don't touch the ground.
A quote to sum it all up: "Find one thing you love to do and then go all the way with it. Use your talent for a good cause or your birth is a useless one."