Many believe that laughter is the best medicine. India has seen a rise in stand-up comedians in the last few years who have evidently kept the whole country rolling with laughter. Here is a list of five such stand-up comedians who seem to have topped the charts of popularity:
Kanan Gill had risen to fame with Pretentious Movie Reviews which was also hosted by Biswa Kalyan Rath. Kanan is one of the most popular stand-up comedians of India with over 1,000 shows to his name both in India and also outside. Other shows that he has in his names are How Insensitive and Keep It Real. He also made his Bollywood debut in Noor alongside Sonakshi Sinha.
Abish Mathew is widely known for being a stand-up comedian, YouTube performer and motivational speaker. He also hosts his own show, Son of Abish. He has performed in more than 1,000 shows across India and all over the world including New York, Canada and the Utrecht International Comedy Festival in Netherland. He has also worked as a content creator for some brands, Netflix voice-overs and jingles.
Atul Khatri is a member of the East India Comedy. He is also the only Indian to have performed at the Hong Kong International Comedy Festival held in 2014. His most popular comic content includes the description of the movie Goliyon ki Raasleela Ramleela. He is now seen by many as a veteran of stand-up comedy.
Biswa Kalyan Rath rose to fame with the YouTube show Pretentious Movie Reviews also hosted by Kanan Gill. He is conisidered to be the one giving off nerd vibes, and his content is often an amalgamation of observation, mathematics and language. He now has his own show called Biswa Mast Aadmi.
Kenny Sebastian is widely known for making one roll on the floor with laughter for years now. He has hosted shows like Chai Time with Kenny and more. He has performed in comedy shows both in India and outside of it. He has also both created and assisted in 12 short films' production. Kenny is also a part-time musician. He also keeps updating videos of his shows on YouTube for those audiences who could not see him live.
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