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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106 45
Hasan Minhaj is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Disaster Date

2
113 61
Russell Peters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Source Code, Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena, A Russell Peters Christmas Special

3
97 64
Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Parks and Recreation, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Epic

4
79 54
Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time

5
45 24
Vir Das is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Delhi Belly, Badmaash Company, Namastey London

6
37 19
Dan Nainan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
The Hoax, Thou Shalt Laugh 2: The Deuce

7
54 44
Mindy Kaling is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
The Office, Inside Out, Wreck-It Ralph

8
45 35
Kal Penn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Epic Movie, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

9
36 31
Kunal Nayyar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
The Big Bang Theory, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Beyond All Boundaries

10
26 29
Hari Kondabolu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
All About Steve

11
23 26
Aparna Nancherla is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Aparna Nancherla

12
14 19
Paul Varghese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Paul Varghese

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1 3
Dr. Priyanka Wali is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
KCHI added Dr. Priyanka Wali

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14 22
Aasif Mandvi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Spider-Man 2, Die Hard with a Vengeance, The Daily Show

15
12 21
Samson Koletkar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Samson Koletkar

16
1 6
Nehal Sharad Raval is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
TheRealestNehalSRaval added Nehal Sharad Raval

17
9 20
Tanmay Bhat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Tanmay Bhat

18
7 19
Arj Barker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Flight of the Conchords, BattleBots, Electric Apricot: Quest For Festeroo

19
4 15
Kabir Singh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Kabir Singh

20
5 18
Azhar Usman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
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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5 18
Dhaya Lakshminarayanan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Dhaya Lakshminarayanan

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4 16
Sugar Sammy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Sugar Sammy

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0 5
slapstick humor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
TheRealestNehalSRaval added slapstick humor