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Top Indian Stand Up Comedians to Look up on YouTube

Top Indian Stand Up Comedians to Look up on YouTube

Laughter is the perfect solution for all problems. It is true as laughter comes from within when you have forgotten about the stress and problems in life while enjoying something funny.

A daily dose of a hearty laugh keeps you healthy and happy. So, a bunch of down-and-out eggheads strive to find a new direction in life by making their career as a stand-up comedian. While every Indian comedian has his or her own space to deliver funny yet relatable punch lines that resonate with today’s young and not so young audience. The success of these stand-up comedians comes from their talent to connect with people through their content and activity.

Let’s take a look at the list of top 10 Indian stand-up comedians;

Kanan Gill

Kanan Gill

The man behind the hit concept on YouTube, “Pretentious Movie Reviews”, where he and his friend Biswa Kalyan Rath reviews some of the box-office bombs in the Hindi film industry.

Kanan has also been a part of imprv sketch comedy show, The Living Room on Comedy Central. He also has an Amazon Prime special of his own called ‘Keep it Real’.

Kenny Sebastian

The stand-up rock star of the Indian comedy industry, Kenny Sebastian started his career with making special effects films on YouTube eventually making him a YouTube star as a stand-up comedian.

His YouTube channel is on top rank with a huge number of subscribers. Kenny also has an Amazon Prime special of his own called ‘Don’t Be That Guy’.

Zakir Khan

The ‘Sakt Launda’, Zakir Khan is one of the top standup comedians in India. He rose to fame after winning Comedy Central’s ‘India’s Best Stand up Comedian’ in 2012.

With time, he gained more popularity when he worked closely with AIB’s news show- On Air with AIB. He has his show on Amazon prime, ‘Haq Se Single’ and his YouTube channel has over 1.3 million subscribers

Atul Khatri

Atul Khatri is a famous name in the Indian comedy circuit. He is quite popular as a cool dad. He has given performances in different types of private shows in the country and outside.

Atul has also performed under the comedy collective, East India Comedy and also performed in their special shows like ‘EIV Vs Bollywood’. CNN-IBN rated Atul Khatri as one of the top 20 comedians in India to watch out for.

Abish Mathew

Abish Mathew

Abish Mathew is one of the most famous Indian YouTube stand-up comedians. He is mainly known for his funny enactments, song lyrics, sketches and online shows on YouTube. He gained great popularity with All India Bakchod and also for his talk show called “Son of Abish” where he calls other comedians for an interview and fun games.

Abish holds a rare talent of having all the other co-comedians in splits while if anyone else makes the same joke, it just is not as funny as it should be. Abish’s instincts are funnier than pre-prepared jokes and this is his strong point.

Aditi Mittal

Aditi Mittal

One of the first female stand-up comedians in India, Aditi Mittal is a comedian and also a successful writer. She has written columns for Grazia Magazine, DNA, and more.

She is popular for her witty intelligent and funny tweets that got her among the list of Top 30 Indian Women to follow on Twitter created by

Biswa Kalyan Rath

Biswa Kalyan Rath

Since he started in 2014, Biswa has grown into one of the famous Indian stand-up comedians. Today, his jokes and punchlines are now famous enough to be easily recognizable memes. The ‘Biswa Mast Aadmi’ is his newly released show on Amazon Prime. This show showcased Rath at his peak as a comedian who uses his physicality and voice to milk a joke to its full potential.

Vir Das

Vir Das

Vir Das is a famous comedian in Bollywood but, before starting his career in the film industry, he was also a successful stand-up comedian of India. Vir has performed over 100 stand-up comedy shows and is famous for his wit and humor in the industry.

Recently, he released “Abroad Understanding” this is his latest Netflix special. His YouTube channels show snippets of his stand-up shows, Potcasts and much more.

Kunal Kamra

The famous stand-up comedian, Kunal Kamra began tweeting his joke. With a positive response, he started his YouTube chat series called ‘Shut up Ya Kunal’. This show led him to become a widely famous Indian standup comedian and social media celebrity. Kunal has given performances in clubs across the world. He is a popular choice amongst Indian YouTube Standup comedians.

So these are the best stand comedians in India. We hope you enjoy the article. If you wish to add any name please let us know in the comment below.

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