The Chase star Paul Sinha reveals if it was harder to come out to his parents as gay ... or as a comedian!

You’ll know him as one of the brainy Chasers "The Sinnerman" from the hit quiz show The Chase.

But there is another side to Paul Sinha that he wants you to know about … he is first, and foremost a stand-up comedian!

The Chase star – who is currently in Aotearoa for the New Zealand International Comedy Festival – is set to perform live in Auckland and Wellington.

He caught up with Laura, Sam and Toni to talk about his style of comedy, his previous life as a doctor and whether it was harder to come out to his parents as gay or a comedian …

Watch above to hear what he had to say and find out more about the dates and times of his comedy shows at comedyfestival.co.nz.