Standup Comedians are a hit and stand up comedy is trending nowadays in India.If you live in India or if you are Indian you might be familiar with the name Kapil Sharma. He is one of the most famous standup comedians in India. Many people might like him and he may have enough talent but the truth is his show was good due to only one person. And the person was none other than Sunil Grover. Let’s leave that apart I am going to tell you about Indian stand up comedian who is a hit on the Internet and if you clearly watch them or follow them you’ll find them more interesting than Kapil Sharma.
So let’s not waste much time and directly give you a glimpse of some of the best standup comedians in India.
Kenneth Sebastian, popularly known as Kenny, is a 25-year-old Indian who is an art graduate. He has hosted over 500 comedy shows in last five years. Kenny with his new style of comedy is changing the way comedy is done in India. He was invited to speak at Ink Talks in 2013. He was also featured as No. 1 Young Indian to watch out for in 2016 in Buzzfeed India. Kenny started to make films at the age of 15 and by the age of 23 he had written and directed 12 short films.
Neeti is one of the very few female Standup Comedians present in India. She has done shows for varied audiences and corporates across Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Chennai, Coimbatore, Kochi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Goa, Kolkatta, Bangalore, Pune, etc. In 2013 she was voted as the best Standup comic at the Oz fest. She was an Indian to perform at Melbourne Comedy Festival in 2013.
Biswa Kalyan Rath
A lean and thin boy who graduated from IIT Kharagpur with a degree in B.Tech Biotechnology. He was accompanied by very famous YouTuber Kanan Gill in his first TV series Pretentious Movie Reviews. This show only brought him to the limelight. Before becoming a full-time Standup Comedian was a working personnel at Oracle. In 2017 he came up with a show named “Laakhon Me Ek” which aired on Amazon Prime.
This bald guy has made it big in the world of Standup Comedy. He is one of the most successful comedians in the country. He has hosted over 250 shows in over 17 cities. Times of India rated him amongst Top 10 comedians in our country. Hrithik Roshan was so impressed with his skills that he has regarded him “the funniest guy on stage.” The guy currently works with a YouTube channel named East India Comedy.
This fat guy is the Salman Khan of the fat world. His standup circles around his life and his mom’s expectations to make him thin, tall and strong. Jeeveshu is famous for his witty one-liners and quirky jokes. He has done over 1500 shows all over the world. That include shows in clubs, colleges, corporates, auditoriums and comedy corners all over the world. He has also performed in countries like Singapore, Thailand, Dubai, Thailand, Malaysia, and Doha.
Before deciding to make a career as a Standup Comedian Manish Tyagi used to be a commander in Indian Navy. He hales from Uttar Pradesh. and he has tales to tell stories of his life experiences. His way of interacting with the audience makes his shows more enjoyable.
Just like Sorabh Pant he also works along with a YouTube channel East India Comedy.
The guys do his shows in Hindi. But I tell if you watch them once, you’ll definitely watch them again. The guy is super talented and his style is unique. He never hesitates to make fun of himself neither he misses a chance to enhance his own personality. Zakir has also worked with “All India Bakchod” in a show named “On Air With Aib.” His punch line “Sakth Launda” is quite famous among his fans. He is one of the most popular Standup Comedians in the country. He recently launched his stand-up comedy show “Haq Se Single” on Amazon Prime.
If you are a fan of stand-up comedy do try to watch their videos and if you are a newbie and haven’t tried standup comedy at all, then you can start by starting watching their videos on YouTube. If you think a deserving candidate missed the list, mention him/her in the comments section, we will be definitely updating the article.