Nikul Desai is an Indian TV director, who is mainly known for non-fiction shows like Comedy Circus and
Comedy Nights Bachao. He is the Non-Fiction content head at Optimystix Entertainment Private Limited. Nikul Desai hails from a Gujarati Jain family. He started his career under the supervision of his paternal uncle Vipul D Shah, who is the co-founder of Optimystix Entertainment. He joined Optimystix Entertainment as an assistant director during the year 2001. In 2006, Nikul Desai worked as an associate director in a television show.
He then got an opportunity to take the director's hat as the existing director of the show got ill. That's how Nikul got his first break as a full-time TV director. Nikul Desai gained quick fame after his biggest success in the television industry as Comedy Circus. The comedy show was a hit amongst the people as it was the first-ever Indian reality show based on comedy. The show aired for 9 years with 18 seasons. Not only this, Nikul brought various comedians like
Kapil Sharma, Krushna Abhishek,
Sudesh Lehri and many more.