Meet the 7 Top Stand-Up Comedians in India Who Have Mastered the Art of Comedy


Anubhav Singh Bassi used to prepare for UPSC exams and run a food business. Now, he's a funny person on stage, making people laugh. He's also a lawyer. His comedy videos like 'Hostel,' 'Waxing,' and 'Cheating' on YouTube got really popular with millions of views.

Anubhav Singh Bassi

Abhishek Upmanyu started as a chemical engineer but switched to writing for 'On Air with AIB' after working as a research analyst. He became famous for his funny stand-up shows like Friends, Crime, & The Cosmos, Delhi, Mumbai & Rich People, and Breakup, Respecting Elders, & Discrimination.

Abhishek Upmanyu

Abish Mathew started working as a radio jockey (RJ) at Red FM in Delhi. Later, he switched to doing stand-up comedy. He is well-known for his YouTube show called "Son Of Abish," where he interviews various guests, including famous personalities from YouTube and Bollywood.

Abish Mathew

Aditi Mittal is a popular female comedian from India who has done comedy shows all over the world. In 2013, the BBC invited her to the important 100 Women Conference in London. She talks about different things in her comedy, like cultural issues and challenges faced by women in India. Some of her famous acts are "The Story of Madhumakkhi" and "Bra Shopping."

Aditi Mittal

Kanan Gill became famous by reviewing movies in a funny way with Biswa Kalyan Rath on Pretentious Movie Reviews. After that, he did comedy shows in popular clubs and on Amazon Video and Netflix. Some of his most liked performances are the reviews of "Prem Aggan" and the show "Siblings."

Kanan Gill

Zakir Khan, the "Sakht Launda" in Indian comedy, is super popular online for his funny and relatable performances. He got famous by winning a stand-up comedy competition in 2012, and he's been in many shows on Indian streaming platforms. Check out his acts like "When I met a Delhi Girl," "What happens when you fail in an exam!" and "Life Mein Chahiye Izzat." They're hilarious!

Zakir Khan

Vir Das, a funny guy from India, does stand-up comedy. He's been in Bollywood movies and TV shows. He's also done comedy in big festivals all over the world. He wrote funny stuff for magazines like Femina, Maxim, and Tehelka. Check out his famous acts called "Indians are Racist-ish" and "Indians are Homophobic." They're really good!

Vir Das