10 Funniest Stand-Up Comedy Acts from India (All-Time)

Earlier, comedians mainly practised their craft on the big screen, portraying the comic relief or the bizarre punching bag of the screenwriters—roles that were mastered by actors like Mehmood, Johnny Walker, and Johnny Lever. In just a little more than ten years, “standup comedy” went from being the setting for a particularly horrible dad joke to becoming a viable entertainment sector with millions of devoted followers. We therefore present to you some of the funniest stand-up comedy acts from India as the comedy scene enters another decade of development, opportunity, and challenges.

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1. Haq Se Single – Zakir Khan 

In Haq Se Single, Zakir describes his own journey toward becoming the ideal #SakhtLaunda. The solitary man who has endured rejection, love, heartbreak, and adulthood all of it. The man who is single and proud of it after enduring rejection, love, heartbreaks, and adulthood!

2. Don’t Be That Guy – Kenny Sebastian 

Kenny discusses his experiences becoming 26 years old, his past as a “good man,” and his humorous interactions with his servants.

3. Mast Aadmi – Biswa Kalyan Rath 

In his stand-up routine, comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath tells jokes about a variety of subjects. This stand-up special increased Biswa Kalyan Rath’s fan following.

4. Kal Main Udega – Rahul Subramanian 

The stand-up comedy solo “Kal Main Udega” by Rahul Subramanian is rife with irrelevant topics, awkward transitions, insignificant opinions on important issues, and even a little amount of mediocre dancing.

5. Obsessive Comedic Disorder – Sapan Verma 

The concerns and problems Sapan has with anxiousness are discussed in this video. The problems that some of us experience but go unreported. He did a really good job on this. This is one of the funniest stand-up comedy acts from India.

6. Abroad Understanding – Vir Das 

Vir Das, a comedian, has performed twice in New Delhi and New York, criticising rotten politicians, globalism, and nationalism.

7. Vicky this side, Varun that side – Varun Thakur

Stand-up comedian In this unique stand-up special, Vicky Malhotra, the alter ego of Varun Thakur, and Vicky Thakur square off.

8. Take It Easy – Anirban Dasgupta 

Except for Anirban Dasgupta’s programme Take It Easy, which explores hate and love in the digital age and why these powerful emotions need to be expressed, nothing in life is black or white.

9. Yours Sincerely – Kanan Gill

The comic offers gloomy yet enlightening lessons as he evaluates if he has lived up to his own aspirations by comparing his adult life to the objectives listed in a letter he sent as a teenager to his future self.

10. Cometh the Hour – Azeem Banatwala

Returning with jokes and remarks on the difficulties of married life, road rage, millennials, and perplexed African children, Azeem Banatwalla is back.

This was our list of the funniest stand-up acts from India. Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comment section below!

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