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Famous Comedians from India

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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
age 52
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 ...more
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Ali Asgar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 52
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. ...more
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Allu Rama Lingaiah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Dec. at 82 (1922-2004)
Allu Rama Lingaiah was an Indian Telugu comedic actor from Palakol, who appeared in over two hundred Tollywood films.
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Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Dec. at 56 (1957-2013)
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.
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Ashok Saraf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 71
Ashok Saraf is an Indian actor and comedian. He has appeared in many Hindi and Marathi movies. Since the late 1960s, Ashok Saraf has been known mainly for comedy movies, many of which he ...more
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Asit Sen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Dec. at 79 (1922-2001)
Asit Sen was an Indian film director, cinematographer and screenwriter, who worked both in Bengali and Hindi cinema. He was born in Dhaka now in modern day Bangladesh when it was part of East ...more
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Atul Srivastava is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 57
Atul Srivastava is a comedian who has played minor roles in both movies and television shows. He is most popularly remembered for the role of P.K. Shrivatsav in Kareena Kareena. He has also ...more
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Azhar Usman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 43
Azhar Muhammad Usman is an American comedian, actor, writer, and film producer of Indian descent. He is a former lecturer, community activist and lawyer and has been referred to as the ...more
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Babloo Mukherjee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Babloo Mukherjee is an actor.
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Bhagwant Mann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Bhagwant Mann age 45
Bhagwant Mann is an Indian comedian and the Member of Parliament from Sangrur constituency of Indian state of Punjab.
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Bharat Jadhav is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Bharat Jadhav is an theatre and film producer in India. He is known as a comedian, particularly when working in commercial Marathi cinema and drama. His play Sahi re Sahi is one of the most ...more
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Brahmanandam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 63
Brahmanandam Kanneganti, is an Indian film actor and comedian. Hailing from Sattenapalli in Andhra Pradesh, he mostly acts in Telugu films. Prior to films, he was a Telugu lecturer in Attili, a ...more
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Charle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 58
Charle sometimes credited as Charlie is an Indian actor who has acted in more than 550 Tamil films as a comedian and supporting actor.
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Chinni Jayanth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 58
Chinni Jayanth is a Tamil director, Producer, Comedian, Actor, and Mimicry Artist, who has appeared in many Main, Character and Supporting roles in Tamil films. He is also a popular Television ...more
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Chitti Babu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Dec. at 49 (1964-2013)
Chitti Babu was an Indian comedian, presenter and actor who prominently played supporting roles in Tamil cinema. He was also one of the judges in the comedy show Asathapovathu Yaaru on Sun TV.
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Cho Ramaswamy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 84
Srinivasa Iyer Ramaswamy called as Cho Ramaswamy is a comedian, editor, political satirist, playwright and lawyer in Tamil Nadu. He is the founder and editor of the Tamil magazine, Thuglak. His ...more
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Cochin Haneefa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Dec. at 59 (1951-2010)
Salim Ahmed Ghoush, better known by his stage name Cochin Haneefa, was an Indian film actor, director, and screenwriter. He started his career in the 1970s mainly portraying villainous roles, ...more
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Dhamu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Dhamu is an actor.
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Dharmavarapu Subramanyam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Dec. at 59 (1954-2013)
Dharmavarapu Subramanyam (Telugu: ధర్మవరపు సుబ్రహ్మణ్యం) is an Actor and Director in Telugu language films.[1] Dharmavarapu Subramanyam was born on August 9, 1960 in a Telugu Brahmin family in ...more
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Ganja Karuppu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 43
Ganja Karuppu, born Karuppu Raja, is an Indian film actor who plays comedy roles in Tamil cinema. He has appeared in Tamil films like Raam, Paruthiveeran, Subramaniyapuram, and Naadodigal. Ganja ...more
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Gaurav Gera is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 45
Gaurav Gera is an Indian stand-up comedian and actor who works in Hindi cinema and television. He also working in Bollywood musical Jhumroo. He is well known for playing the role of Nandu in ...more
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Goundamani is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 73
Goundamani is an Indian film actor and comedian. He is better known for his comic duo partnership in Tamil films with fellow actor Senthil.
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Gurpreet Guggi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 47
Gurpreet Ghuggi is an Indian stand-up comedian, who also work as actor in TV soap operas, Bollywood and Punjabi cinema.
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Jaaved Jaffrey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Comedians from India
age 55
Jaaved Jaaffery is an actor.
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Jahor roy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Comedians from India
Dec. at 58 (1919-1977)
Jahar Roy is an actor.