Russell Peters talked about becoming the first Indian comedian that built a large following.

Russell discussed how his father didn’t believe the comedic space was right for Indians but that’s what pushed Russell to carve out that space for himself. This has led to an influx of prominent comedians of Indian descent in the industry. Later, Russell Peters detailed what it was like selling out the Air Canada Center back in 2007 and his reaction to the million dollar payday those sold out shows afforded him.