Today the comedy field is not a just a source of entertainment but a full-time career. We have got so many legendary standup comedians like Zakir Khan, Kenny Sebestian, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Atul Khatri and the list goes on and on. So here are some of the budding standup comedians who can continue the legacy:
1. Aakash Gupta
His comedy talks about everything and from his Nani Maa’s taunts to his dad ki Maruti and from Stupid Indian Advertisements to Train Journeys. He mainly is famous in Delhi and Gurgaon as mainly his shows occur there. He is also the winner of Comicstaan which was a stand-up competition. And hands down he is the most talented upcoming standup comedian.
2. Anubhav Singh Bassi
He makes fun of himself and all the failures in life which he himself considers and his personal achievements. He is particularly famous for 2 of his YouTube videos named “Hostel” and “Waxing”. Abhinav is a lawyer by profession and has a natural story telling ability and has the power to grasp audiences’ attention. He also is kne of the gems in the comedy industry and still has a long way to go.
3. Abhishek Upmanyu
He started his career in 2013 but now owns his own show “Thoda saaf bol”. He has surely grown a lot from his superb comedic lines to his outstanding haikus and his ‘say-it-like-it-is’ attitude.
With his amazing observational skills and sharp wit, he is sure to go even further from making you roll on the floor laughing to hurting your stomach from laughing too much.
4. Abhish Mathew
One of the most recognized faces of Indian comedy, Abish Mathew was one of the first Indian Youtube stars, who has over 94 million views on his channel, A comedic legend, if I may. His show, Son of Abish, is widely popular, ranging from jokes about washrooms to pronunciation. A wide variety indeed.
5. Aditi Mittal
She has been rated as one of the Top 10 comedians in India by the Times Of India. She is sensible, hilarious and has witty sense of comedy. Politically aware, her Youtube series, Bad Girls, featured women activists and jokes at the expense of Indian patriarchy. Truly worth watching.