India is bucking up in the sphere of comedy at a miraculous rate. From witty podcasts to rib-poking funny YouTube videos, comedy scene is revolutionising. Breaking taboos by talking about sex and doing political satires, our standup comedians are doing a brilliant job at entertaining the audiences.

Here is a list of some of the best standup comedians of India

1. Vir Das

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After a couple of successful Bollywood movies, this man has returned to doing what he does best: making people laugh. If you get a chance, watch this hilarious man entertain the audiences with his wit in his show “Weirdass Pyjama festival”.

2. Aditi Mittal

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Known for her famous and witty male bashing jokes and hilarious take on female issues, this brilliant lady definitely deserves a space on this list. Check out her TedX video on the serious business of comedy and her take on the vaginal tightening industry to get a hang of her brilliance.

3. Kapil Sharma

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The king of TRPs was on a winning streak as he won the Great Indian Laughter Challenge and Comedy Circus consecutively and decided to start his own show “Comedy Nights with Kapil”. The show is aired on Sony channel and topped the TRP charts for the initial weeks and continues to feature high on the same.

4. Papa CJ

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Winner of “Asia’s best comedian”, Papa CJ sells shows in five continents. He was the first Indian comedian to be invited to perform at Just For Laughs festival in Canada and is also a regular performer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Papa CJ is a certified laughing Yoga instructor who believes in doing charity by performing for free in hospitals and for the Armed Forces in India.

5. Gursimran Khamba

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With a degree from TISS, Khamba started his career as a blogger and is one of the founders of the AIB podcast. With brilliant videos like “I am offended”, AIB videos and his part in the controversial roast, he is definitely a guy to look out for.

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