Comedy on Indian television has evolved through the years. In recent times, we see more and more shows dedicated to comedy, be it serials or reality shows. There is a group of comedians who regularly entertain people by doing comedy shows on television. They often appear together in shows and increase its entertainment factor. Here is a list of ten such comedians on Indian television who have gained quite a lot of popularity through their jokes and antics.
Sunil Grover is currently one of the most well-known comedians on television. He has done several TV shows and films throughout his career. Some of his shows are Kya Aap Paanchvi Fail Champu Hain?,
With Kapil, Comedy Circus, The
Show, Gutur Gu, Mad in India, etc. He has gained a lot of love and fame. His characters like Dr. Mashoor Gulati, Gutthi, and Rinku Bhabhi became very popular all over the country. Sunil has also done films like Ghajini, Heropanti, Gabbar is Back, Baaghi, Coffee with D, etc.
One of the funniest women on television, Bharti Singh has created a place for herself in the entertainment world. She first appeared as a contestant on the 4th season of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. After that, she has done shows like F.I.R, India’s Got Talent,
Comedy Nights Live
, and several seasons of Comedy Circus. Bharti has a unique style and a lot of talent as a comedian. She has become successful on her terms and has never felt the need to conform to the conventions of her trade. It is this quality that makes her stand out among millions.
3. Kapil Sharma
Originally a simple boy from Amritsar, Kapil has now gone on to become a big star in the entertainment industry. He won the show, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in the year 2007. Then he was seen in Comedy Circus, Ustaadon Ke Ustaad, and several other shows. He got his big break with the Colors TV show, Comedy Nights with Kapil. Now he appears on The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony Entertainment Television. These two shows have made Kapil a big name and a comedian to reckon with. Apart from television, Kapil has done films like Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and the upcoming Firangi.
Originally a daily soap actor, Ali has done many serials like Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Kutumb, Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat, Ghar Ki Baat Hai, , Who Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle, Trideviyaan, etc. He has also done several films including Chamatkar, Khalnayak, Joru Ka Ghulam, Josh, Partner,
Tees Maar Khan
, etc. His talent as a comic actor has been displayed in the shows Comedy Nights with Kapil, Comedy Circus, and The Kapil Sharma Show. His acting as Daadi in Comedy Nights with Kapil and Naani in The Kapil Sharma Show has especially become very popular with the audience.
Sugandha Mishra is a beautiful young lady who is an actress, singer, and comedian on Indian television. Before becoming a comedian, she was a radio jockey and a singer. She was a finalist on the Zee TV singing show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Following that, she appeared as a contestant on The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. On television, Sugandha has done shows like Comedy Nights with Kapil, Comedy Circus,
Laughter Ke Phatke
, Laughter Ke Champions,
Hasi Aur Haseena
, The Kapil Sharma Show, Comedy Gags, Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe, etc.
Krishna Abhishek is an Indian actor and comedian who is quite popular among the audience. He has appeared in films like Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat Hai, Aur Pappu Paas Ho Gaya,
, Its Entertainment, Kya Kool Hain Hum 3, etc. Apart from Bollywood, he has done films in Tamil, Bhojpuri, Marathi, and Chhattisgarhi languages. Krishna Abhishek is best known as a comedian on television due to his work in TV shows like Comedy Circus 2, Comedy Nights Live, Comedy Ka Daily Soap, Comedy Classes, Gangs of Haseepur, Badi Door Se Aaye Hain, Comedy Nights Bachao, etc.
Kiku Sharda is a well-known actor on Indian television. Through his work, he has established his credibility as a comedian and a talented actor of this era. Kiku has been seen in shows like Hatim, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, F.I.R, ,
, etc. Regarding comedy shows, Kiku has appeared in Comedy Nights with Kapil, Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe, The Great Indian Comedy Show, The Kapil Sharma Show, Kahani Comedy Circus Ki, etc. Kiku has played female characters on the show, and also male characters with hilarious mannerisms. His characters of Palak, Bumper, and Santosh are quite popular.
Chandan Prabhakar is a stand-up comedian, actor, and performer on Indian television. He has also appeared in some Punjabi films like Power Cut, Disco Singh, Judge Singh LLB, etc. Chandan was a contestant on the show, the Great Indian Laughter Challenge Season 3. He has played the character of Raju, Kapil Sharma’s servant, on Comedy Nights with Kapil. In The Kapil Sharma Show, Chandan Prabhakar plays the role of Chandu, the owner of a tea-stall. His funny antics have made him popular and much loved by the Indian audience.
Sudesh Lehri is a very popular actor and comedian of India. He had participated in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge as well as Comedy Circus. After that, he has done shows like Comedy Classes,
Dekh India Dekh
, Comedy Nights Live, Comedy Nights Bachao, etc. He has also appeared in films such as Ready,
Great Grand Masti
, etc. He has also done some work in regional films. Sudesh Lehri is known for his unique style and funny way of saying his dialogues. He has made a name for himself through his talent and hard work. He is doing great work as a comedian on Indian television.
Actress Upasana Singh has explored many avenues of work in her career. She has been a character actor, a vamp, and also a comedian. She has done serials like
Pari Hoon Main
, , Sonpari, Bani – Ishq Da Kalma, Nadaniyaan, etc. As a comedian, she has done the show, Comedy Nights with Kapil. Her role as Kapil’s Pinky Bua has made her very famous among the viewers. She brilliantly essayed the character of a middle-aged single woman desperate to find love and get married. She is ready to appear on The Kapil Sharma Show as well.