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List of notable or famous comedians from India, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in India and even some popular comedians who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian comedians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These comedians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known comedian from India is included when available.

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This historic comedians from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian comedians of note?" and "Who are the most famous comedians from India?" These prominent comedians of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian comedians.

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Aasif Mandvi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from India
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Aasif Hakim Mandviwala, known professionally as Aasif Mandvi is an Indian-American actor and comedian. He began appearing as an occasional contributing correspondent on The Daily Show on August 9, 2006. On March 12, 2007, he was promoted to a regular correspondent. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: Spider-Man 2, Die Hard with a Vengeance, The Daily Show, The Proposal, The Last Airbender, + more

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Ali Asgar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from India
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Ali Asgar is an Indian actor and stand-up comedian. He appeared as Kamal Agarwal in Star Plus TV show Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki. He also appeared in SAB TV's show F.I.R. as Inspector Raj Aryan. Currently he is working in Colors TV show Comedy Nights with Kapil as Dadi. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: India

Profession: Comedian, Actor

Credits: Partner, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, I Started Liking You, Tees Maar Khan, Joru Ka Ghulam, + more

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Allu Rama Lingaiah was an Indian Telugu comedic actor from Palakol, who appeared in over two hundred Tollywood films. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1922-2004)

Birthplace: Palakollu, India

Profession: Comedian, Actor

Credits: Boyfriend, Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari, Missamma, Aa Okkati Adakku, Big Boss, + more

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Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from India
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Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam was a journalist, actor, comedian, producer and director. He was better known by his initials, AVS. He has acted in nearly 500 films. ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1957-2013)

Birthplace: Tenali, India

Profession: Journalist, Comedian, Actor

Credits: Chinnabbayi, Shivamani, Super Police, Dhamarukam, Gangotri, + more

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