Stand-up Comedy is a new trend in India. Stand-up comedians over YouTube are getting a lot of attention nowadays. The trend started in 2016 and is largely growing. Netflix has also given a platform to a lot of Stand-up comedians to showcase their talents. There always have been some who stand out from others and same has been with Stand-up comedians as well. There are a large number of people performing stand up comic but only a few stand out. These are the one that is largely loved by people and are worth paying money to watch.
So we bring you some of the best stand-up comedians in the country.
Zakir Khan-The Sakht Launda of Stand-up Comedians
Zakir khan is one of the topmost comedians in the country at present. He rose to fame from his Sakht Launda tag line. Sakht Launda who does not bow done to cunning and pretty girls. He has about 4 Million subscribers on YouTube. Moreover, he also wrote and performed as the main character on one of the shows on Amazon Prime. He has also won the title of India’s Best stand-up. Zakir Khan also mentored few of the stand-up comedians in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge.
Zakir has a diploma in Sitar and is a college dropout. He has also been part of All India Bakchod a famous Youtube channel. He is quite good at writing poems and stories. Zakir has also been part of Amazon prime series Haq Se Single. Moreover, he also has his own Wikipedia page.
Anubhav Singh Bassi
The new sensation among the Stand-up Comedians is Anubhav Singh Bassi. He came into limelight after his video “cheating” went viral on YouTube. He uses his life events as a source of comedy to entertain his audience. Bassi lawyer by profession recently took up the stage of stand up comedy and is doing Brilliant. His other video named “Hostel” is doing wonders over YouTube. He is quite famous among the youth and has over 1.6 Million subscribers on YouTube. Bassi is 28 years old and hails from Meerut.
Jeeveshu Ahluwalia has been on the stand-up comedians’ list for a long time. He has been there since the beginning. He is quite good at his work. Jeeveshu mainly .uses himself and his mother as a source of his jokes. He never misses a chance to show he is a 38-year-old kid for his mother. He never hesitates to make fun of himself. In his shows, he generally gives an idea that he is a divorcee. He has also worked as a director in a call centre in the early part of his life and stand up comedy is his second career.
Manish Tyagi-Knotty Commander
Manish Tyagi refers himself by the Knotty Commander on various social media sites. He lives in Ghaziabad and is a 40-year-old bachelor and looks like he enjoys it. He uses strong words in his comedy and has over 210K YouTube subscribers.
Rajat Chauhan has been there on the Stand-up comedians’ list for almost 5 years. He is an engineer by education. He uses his life events as a source of his humour. Rajat also regards himself as the biggest entertainer. He is a regular entertainer at canvas laugh club in Delhi and Mumbai and also a regular performer in various pubs and bars. He has his website which goes by the name Rajat Chauhan.
Rahul Dua is new on the stand-up comedians’ list. He calls himself the biggest Bakchod. As per him, it is the only thing that he is great at it. And we as an audience don’t doubt it as his bakchodi can be seen in his videos. He came into limelight from Amazon Prime original show Comistaan. He has about 454K YouTube subscribers and his videos generally have over a million views.
One of the very few Stand-up comedians for a very long time, Varun Grover along with his comedy is also known for his stature on the current Indian Government. He has over 614K YouTube subscribers. Being a poet and a writer he has played a crucial part in films like Gangs of Wasseypur. He has been in the comic scene for a very long time.
He is more of a political comedian who uses politics as a source of his comedy. He ran a political comedy show on his YouTube channel by the name Shut up Ya Kunal. Kunal once again came into limelight when he heckled Arnab Goswami on a plane. He has been banned by several agencies and can not travel using their flights.
Abish is a south Indian stand-up comedian and has been there for a long time. He has been an integral part of All India Bakchod. He has been the host of show name Son of Abish. Earlier he worked as RJ in Red FM. He is married to another YouTuber. He has 976 K subscribers on his YouTube channel and a Wikipedia page.
This stand-up comedian hails from Mumbai. He goes by the name Kuch Bhi Mehta on YouTube. He has about 533k subscriber on YouTube. Aakash Mehta is a comedian, gamer, writer, musician and all-round goofball from Mumbai.
This is our list of some of the best stand-up comedians in India at the current time. However, you might have someone whom you like more than others. Or maybe we missed someone. Do mention his or her name in the comment section.