Comedy The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the Indian stand-up comedians and comic actors who make you laugh so hard, you ruin your underwear.

This list contains information about the best Indian comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best Indian comedians come in many forms. Some famous Indian comedians joke about their families while other Indian comedians generate laughs by poking fun at global politics. A few hilarious Indian comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top Indian comedians list? Aziz Ansari has to be near the top. He was raised in South Carolina and his parents were from Tamil Nadu, India. Ansari explores the experience of being a child of immigrants in his Netflix series, Master of None. Russell Peters is another hilarious stand-up comedian with Indian roots.

The Office writer/star Mindy Kaling's parents emigrated to the United States from India the year before she was born. Other funny comics featured on this best Indian comedians list include Vir Das, Kumail Nanjiani, and Hasan Minhaj.

Which Indian comedian do you think is the funniest? Vote the best stand-up acts up to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Aziz Ansari Parks and Recreation, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Epic

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Russell Peters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Russell Peters Source Code, Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena, A Russell Peters Christmas Special

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Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time

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Hasan Minhaj is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Hasan Minhaj Disaster Date

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Mindy Kaling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Mindy Kaling The Office, Inside Out, Wreck-It Ralph

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Hari Kondabolu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Hari Kondabolu All About Steve

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Kal Penn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Kal Penn Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Epic Movie, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

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Kunal Nayyar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Kunal Nayyar The Big Bang Theory, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Beyond All Boundaries

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Vir Das is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Vir Das Delhi Belly, Badmaash Company, Namastey London

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Aparna Nancherla is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Aparna Nancherla

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Aasif Mandvi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Aasif Mandvi Spider-Man 2, Die Hard with a Vengeance, The Daily Show

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Samson Koletkar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Samson Koletkar

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Tanmay Bhat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Tanmay Bhat

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Arj Barker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Arj Barker Flight of the Conchords, BattleBots, Electric Apricot: Quest For Festeroo

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Paul Varghese is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Paul Varghese

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Sugar Sammy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Sugar Sammy

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Dan Nainan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Dan Nainan The Hoax, Thou Shalt Laugh 2: The Deuce

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Azhar Usman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Azhar Usman Allah Made Me Funny: Live in Concert, Allah Made Me Funny - Official Muslim Comedy Show - Live HMV Apollo, Allah Made Me Funny: The Official Muslim Comedy Tour

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Dhaya Lakshminarayanan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Dhaya Lakshminarayanan

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Kabir Singh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Kabir Singh