10 Best Stand-Up Comedians In India

Kenny Sebastian, rose to popularity through his YouTube channel, that has recordings of his stand-up acts and songs that he made from tweets, titled #KennySingForMe.

Kenny Sebastian

Originally from Orissa, Biswa Kalyan Rath caught attention with Pretentious Movie Reviews that he co-hosted with Kanan Gill.

Biswa Kalyan Rath

Rahul started his career in comedy with a YouTube channel Random Chikibum. His standup acts are extremely spontaneous and based on interaction with the audiences.

Rahul Subramanian

After winning the Punchline Bangalore competition, Kanan Gill quit his job as a software engineer and gained popularity with Pretentious Movie Reviews.

Kanan Gill

One of the earliest initiators of comedy groups in the country, Sorabh started to work with Vir Das for his show’s opening act. He later found East India Comedy in 2012

Sorabh Pant

Zakir Khan rose to prominence when he won Comedy Central’s India’s Best Standup comedian Competition.

Zakir Khan

One of the earliest stand-up comedians in India, Vir Das is also an actor and a musician.

Vir Das

Stand-up comedian, actor, writer and director, Sumukhi Suresh is rightly called India’s Tina Fey.

Sumukhi Suresh

Known for her dark and absurd humor, Urooj made her debut in TLC’s Queens of Comedy and was among the top three finalists.

Urooj Ashfaq

Abish was a radio jockey before he began his career in comedy. He is known for his comedy talk show-Son of Abish and Journey of a Joke.

Abish Mathew