Dilruk Jayasinha

Award Winning Comedian & Corporate Entertainer

Hailing from Sri Lanka, Dilruk Jayasinha originally made the move to Melbourne to attend university and after having completed a degree in accounting, he started working for one of the “Big Four.”

Not long after this, Dilruk discovered stand-up. Safe to say that as an accountant, Dilruk makes a brilliant comedian.

A decade after giving up the numbers game and stepping on to the stage, Dilruk is without question one of the Australia’s favourite and in-demand comedians. Cultivating a reputation with audiences for delivering laughed packed shows with his positive and upbeat brand of comedy, Dilruk has toured the country significantly over the last ten years, doing countless shows at every major comedy festival and venue.

Dilruk has also performed extensively overseas, including the Edinburgh Fringe, Soho London, and been invited to perform at the invitation only Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. In 2020, Dilruk released his special Bundle of Joy as a worldwide release on Amazon Prime Video.

He is also an award winning face on Australian TV, having appeared on comedy programs such as Network Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention?, Would I Lie To You, and Hughesy We Have a Problem, ABC’s Spicks and Specks and Question Everything, and showed off his mercurial acting abilities on Channel Ten’s How to Stay Married and ABC’s Utopia. Dilruk has also appeared as a contestant on renowned reality shows including I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, Celebrity MasterChef and the Amazon Prime comedy game show Last One Laughing hosted by Rebel Wilson.

In 2018, Dilruk won the prestigious Graham Kennedy Award for Most Popular New Talent at the TV Week Logie Awards.

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