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The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time

Updated January 30, 2020 3.6k votes 964 voters 59.9k views24 items

List RulesVote 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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  • Russell Peters1
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    169

    Russell Peters

    Source Code, Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena
  • Hasan Minhaj2
    361
    200

    Hasan Minhaj

    Disaster Date
  • Kumail Nanjiani3
    226
    107
  • Aziz Ansari4
    263
    136

    Aziz Ansari

    Parks and Recreation, Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • Mindy Kaling5
    158
    87

    Mindy Kaling

    The Office, Inside Out
  • Vir Das6
    144
    75

    Vir Das

    Delhi Belly, Badmaash Company
  • Kal Penn7
    110
    64

    Kal Penn

    Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Epic Movie
  • Kunal Nayyar8
    72
    59

    Kunal Nayyar

    The Big Bang Theory, Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • Hari Kondabolu9
    63
    61

    Hari Kondabolu

    All About Steve
  • Surbhi10
    11
    7

    Surbhi

    Surbhi
  • Aparna Nancherla11
    47
    57

    Aparna Nancherla

  • Aasif Mandvi12
    37
    44

    Aasif Mandvi

    Spider-Man 2, Die Hard with a Vengeance
  • Dan Nainan13
    45
    64

    Dan Nainan

    The Hoax, Thou Shalt Laugh 2: The Deuce
  • Paul Varghese14
    26
    43

    Paul Varghese

  • Dhaya Lakshminarayanan15
    19
    34

    Dhaya Lakshminarayanan

  • Samson Koletkar16
    18
    44

    Samson Koletkar

  • Kabir Singh17
    15
    41

    Kabir Singh

  • Azhar Usman18
    13
    37

    Azhar Usman

    Allah Made Me Funny: Live in Concert, Allah Made Me Funny - Official Muslim Comedy Show - Live HMV Apollo
  • Tanmay Bhat19
    22
    64

    Tanmay Bhat

  • Arj Barker20
    13
    44

    Arj Barker

    Flight of the Conchords, BattleBots
  • Sugar Sammy21
    11
    39

    Sugar Sammy

  • 22
    7
    24

    Dr. Priyanka Wali

  • 23
    8
    27

    slapstick humor

  • 24
    6
    29

    Nehal Sharad Raval