Manjunath Naidu, an Indian stand up comedian complained of a high level of anxiety, sat down on the bench and collapsed onto the floor and audience thought that it was part of his act.
According to the reports he went on stage and was making people laugh with his stories. He was talking about his father and family. And then he got into a story of how he suffers from anxiety. While sharing a story of his suffering due to the anxiety he collapsed. The audience took it as a joke as he was already talking about anxiety. The paramedics could not revive him. His parents passed away and he has a brother but no relatives here. All in the arts and comedy circle were his family.