“Always find a reason to laugh. It may not add years to your life but will surely add life to years”.
Here’s a list of some of the most talented figures in the Indian Stand-up Comedy, an industry which has made its place quite well in India. It’s about time we moved on from our collection of Russell Peters. Here are some people who have brought a revolution in the Indian Stand-up Comedy world with their acts.
1. Kenneth Sebastian:
Having spent a major part of his life across various parts of the country, Kenneth Sebastian is one of the most talked about stand-up comedians.. Having performed across the country with famous comics like Vir Das, Phil Nichol (UK), Scott Capurro (UK), Raj Sharma (US, HBO), Imran Yusuf (UK), Tanmay Bhat, and many more, Kenny has also toured America with Abish Mathew performed in New York at the prestigious New York Comedy Club, Laughing Skull in Atlanta, West Side Comedy Theater in Los Angeles. Burning with curiosity about things in life, this 25 year old has surely brought a change in the structure of Indian comedy. Click on the link below and let Kenny crack you up.
2. Abish Mathew :
Widely known for his performance at the All India Bakchod and his YouTube comedy channel- ‘Son of Abish’, Abish Mathew has worked with a number of popular Indian comedy companies including East India Comedy and The Papa CJ Comedy Company.The man imitates his father’s drinking behavior and also calls him to be the true inspiration behind his comedies. Are you up to get your funny bone tickled? Well, click on the link below :
3. Tanmay Bhat:
Tanmay Bhat is an Indian stand-up comedian, script writer, producer and also the co-founder of comedy sketch group ‘All India Bakchod’. Performing at the AIB, Tanmay attained instant popularity. Starting at Weird ass comedy working with Vir Das,Tanmay was one of the first four comedians to be featured at the Comedy Store Mumbai’s first all-Indian comedian line up, titled “Local Heroes,” and soon thereafter he performed alongside comics from the UK in a “Best In Stand Up” event. Click on the link below to watch the best of Tanmay Bhat.
4. Atul Khatri:
Age knows no bounds. Here’s Atul Khatri,a 40 something fresh buzz in the comedy circuit, bringing his perspective into the world of stand-up comedy. Atul being a half-Indian and half-Pakistani, cracks jokes on himself and says he’s constantly at war with himself because of this scenario. Watch the video and get ready to have a stomach ache with Atul’s funny jokes and one-liners!
5. Kapil Sharma:
Well! This man needs no introduction! This guy is responsible for giving almost every Indian a thigh slapping laughter. Having entered the Indian comedy industry about 10 years back, Kapil Sharma has performed in a number of shows like The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Comedy Circus, and then finally launched his show Comedy Nights with Kapil. Here’s one of the funniest videos of Kapil Sharma to give you the daily dose of laughter.
6. Angad Singh Ranyal:
Now this guy’s got talent. A new face in the comedy circuit, Angad believes in making fun of anything and everything including himself. Angad has featured in many comedy shows at Canvas Laugh Factory and The Comedy Store. Listen to the man’s take on HR Department!