Chirag Jain, better known by his stage name Papa CJ is a stand-up comedian from India. 

In November 2014 he won the 'Asia's Best Stand-up Comedian' award by Top 10 Magazine in Kuala Lumpur. 

He has toured sell-out shows across five continents and in October 2011 he taped a Showtime USA Stand-up Comedy Special with Russell Peters in Amsterdam.

Papa CJ did his schooling at the Lawrence School Sanawar in India where he was the head boy and then went on to do an MBA at the University of Oxford from the Said Business School. 

He then worked as a management consultant in London.  

He has also worked as an executive coach and motivational speaker and has trained executives from over 50 blue chip companies all over the world. 

After visiting the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2004, he gave up his corporate career and started performing stand-up comedy in November of that year.  

He has since performed in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. 

After being a regular on the UK comedy circuit he moved back to New Delhi in early 2008 

where he started off the English language stand-up comedy circuit in India and began grooming new talent.