Comedy

The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
Updated January 30, 2020 2.6k votes 834 voters 52.4k views 24 items

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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Hasan Minhaj is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Hasan Minhaj
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Russell Peters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 48 from Toronto, Canada
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Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 35 from USA, South Carolina, Columbia
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Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 41 from Karachi, Pakistan
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Mindy Kaling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 39 from Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Vir Das is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 39 from Dehradun, India
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Kal Penn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 41 from Montclair, New Jersey, United States of America
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Kunal Nayyar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 37 from Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
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Hari Kondabolu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 36 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Dan Nainan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 57 from Bloomington, USA, Indiana
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Surbhi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
matthewboyeur added Surbhi
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Aparna Nancherla is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Aparna Nancherla
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Aasif Mandvi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 52 from India, Mumbai
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Paul Varghese is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Paul Varghese Age 42 from Dallas, Texas
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Dr. Priyanka Wali is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
KCHI added Dr. Priyanka Wali
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Samson Koletkar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Samson Koletkar
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Dhaya Lakshminarayanan ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Dhaya Lakshminarayanan
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Tanmay Bhat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Tanmay Bhat
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Arj Barker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 44 from California, United States of America
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Azhar Usman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Age 43 from Skokie, Illinois, United States of America
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Kabir Singh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Kabir Singh
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Sugar Sammy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
Sugar Sammy
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Nehal Sharad Raval is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
TheRealestNehalSRaval added Nehal Sharad Raval
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slapstick humor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time
TheRealestNehalSRaval added slapstick humor