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Top 5 stand-up comedians in India

1. Kenny Sebastian

He is one of the youngest stand-up comedians on the circuit, ‘Kenny’ Sebastian travelled all over the country as a Navy brat, absorbing different cultures and their oddities and perform them on stage. He is a multi-talented hunk who works as a full-time standup comedian, a part-time musician and a side filmmaker who has created or assisted in the production of 12 short films, two motion movies, and a comedy serial. In 2014, he hosted and wrote an entire season of a sketch comedy show titled The Living Room which aired on Comedy Central India.

2. Biswa Kalyan Rath

Biswas, one of the best comedians in India and is loved by all. He also got featured on 9gag for his unquestionable truth about introverts. He is a writer and a YouTuber. He came into prominence through a YouTube comedy series, Pretentious Movie Reviews. He started doing stand-up comedy in 2015 and went on his first solo national tour, Biswa In your face in September 2015, in cities like Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata.

3. Abish Mathew

Abish Mathew is an Indian stand-up comedian, Youtuber, and motivational speaker. He is widely known for his work with All India Bakchod and as the host of Son of Abish. Son Of Abish is a variety comedy talk show with host Abish Mathew. The first season aired in 2015, the second in 2016 and third in 2017. The show has hosted guests like Swara Bhaskar, Vidya Balan, Irrfan Khan, Suresh Menon, Sonakshi Sinha, Dulquer Salmaan and many more.

4. Atul Khatri

Khatri was rated among the top Indian comedians and was the only Indian to perform in the Hong Kong International Comedy Festival. Atul Khatri in 2011, owing to monotony and after being encouraged by his wife to do so, wanted to have an alternate career. He initially wanted to take up courses and become a bartender and then later a Disc jockey but did not pursue either field. Khatri started his career as a comedian by posting jokes on Facebook and later became a standup comedian. He became notable after winning the CEO’s Got Talent award. Khatri has done over 400 comedy shows, television advertisement and Youtube videos. Khatri was also one of the 3 finalists at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival held in Delhi in 2012.

5. Sorabh Pant

Sorabh Pant is one of India’s successful comedians, having done over 250 shows in over 17 cities. He has been rated amongst India’s top 10 stand-up comedians by The Times of India. The Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has dubbed him as “the funniest guy on stage”. Pant started his career as a writer for television.