Most Underrated Stand up Comedians of India


Stand-up comedians have finally getting their due recognition! The industry of comedy is growing and comedians are getting more and more love from their fans.

The growing trade of comedy is also crowning the kings and queens of comedy with the names claiming the top spots gathering a great recall. But, that is restricted to just 20-30 names. There are several super talented comedians whom we see quite underrated compared to their talent and overall contribution to the space of comedy.

Here is our humble effort of showcasing some the amazing comedy talents who are quite underrated by the trade. In them, we see the great potential and guarantee you of successful shows for your cooperates gigs, college festivals, personal events and club shows.

They have ability to turn the room into a laughing riot and you don’t want to miss these names –

Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi

Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi is a doctor, an ENT surgeon, an actor, an innovator and an Indian stand-up comedian made popular by his YouTube channel. He has been doing comedy for many years and has a great fan base. His comedy revolves around relationships, traffic, human behaviour, entrepreneurship, schooling, friendship, college life, and of course doctor-patient interactions and medical life. All his accomplishments and experiences in his past life help him be relatable to audiences from all age groups and backgrounds. Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi is a great choice for corporate comedy shows because of his clean and observational comedy content. A comedian par excellence, with all the talents required for a very successfully hilarious comedian, his popularity still misses a mark. For we think that he deserves nothing less than the world!

Sahil Shah

Sahil Shah is a well-known stand-up comedian who is also one of the founding members of East India Comedy- a popular comedy collective and a YouTube channel. He has performed at over 900 live events, including performances in New York, London, Singapore, and Dubai. Apart from comedy clubs and sold-out auditorium shows, he has performed at multiple colleges across India and has also given a TEDx talk. He has been featured on Channel V’s “UR FIRED” and “The Front Row” on Star World and has written scripts for many notable awards functions like GiMA, Screen Awards, and more. He is one of the most famous stand-up comedians of Indian OTT, popular for his rib-tickling jokes on observations of daily life. After having such a successful career, Sahil Shah is still underrated in the corporate world, and there’s only one thing we’d like to mention on this, NOT FAIR!

Nitinn R Miranni

Having hosted over 1500 shows; This TedEx speaker’s professionalism & charismatic personality combined with his expertise in being able to connect with any audience. After being awarded ”Comedian Of The Year 2017-18” at the Esquire Middle East Man At His Best Awards in Dubai and making it to the Masala Magazine’s ”U.A.E’s HOT 100 People’s List 2017-18”, Mr. Komic Sutra – Nitinn R Miranni is one of the only Dubai-based Indian Comedian / Entertainers who is now world-renowned and has performed to packed audiences in more than 1500 shows all over the globe. Having won the title of Laugh Factory USA’s ”Top 5 Funniest Person In The World 2015 ” in LAS VEGAS where he represented the U.A.E & INDIA, Dubai’s Favorite funnyman has been a Comedy Juggernaut. Nitinn offers a great deal of unique content creation and brand integration for specific corporations to make the overall experience much more unique and customized. The world is his oyster, which is a fact and now his fan base in India is also increasing every day.

Commander Manish Tyagi

Before becoming a stand-up comic in 2014, Manish used to be a Commander in the Indian Navy. The Officer and a Gentleman have some very funny tales to tell from his life experience. His style is full of unprecedented stories blended with wit and humour. He has a great following on YouTube with more than a million views on his videos. His jokes have also been aired on almost all FM stations in the past. To date, he has done over 300 solo shows, hosted over 100 shows & many open mics. Manish was a regular at the erstwhile Canvas Laugh Club in Mumbai, Gurgaon & NOIDA, and also at the Taj properties across India. He was an integral part of a very successful comedy fest held in Auckland, NZ & Sydney, Australia. Manish has spoken at Josh Talks, 14 TEDx conclaves & is also a regular with corporate gigs and has performed for IamSMEofIndia, Madhyaam, Tata Sky, Tanishq, Tata Motors, VLCC, Dell India, McKinsey India, Goldman Sachs, Cummins, ONGC, various conferences, etc. Commander Manish Tyagi has a way with his words and it only gets more interesting with his nostalgic stories. You should only expect to laugh until your jaw hurts in his shows and we swear it only gets funnier every time.

Mandar Bhide

They say age brings perspective. Mandar is the personification of that saying. An Engineer with an MBA, his jokes are relatable to people of all ages. He draws from his experience as a family man and corporate life his jokes center around work, family, neighbours, and more. His ability to perform in multiple languages makes him a big draw at Corporate Events. Mandar Bhide is the only multi-lingual comedian in India who performs in 4 languages – English, Hindi, Marathi & Gujarati. He has performed in more than 700 shows all over India & abroad. He has also acted in a lot of web series & in TV commercials. Corporate shows are his forte & he instantly clicks with audiences across all age groups. We’ll only say here, that if you haven’t watched his shows yet, you’re missing out on a lotttt of fun!

RajaSekhar Mamidanna

RajaSekhar Mamidanna is a professional stand-up comedian, writer and improv artist. Raja is a B.Tech Computer Science graduate and an MBA, who now, is good at making fun of both the degrees. He has performed over 200 shows across India over the last 4 years and is one of the founding members of Hyderabad’s own Improv Troupe: The YesHoles. He was featured on NDTV’s Rising Stars of Comedy and has his own show Crazy News on Hyderabad’s 10TV. The guy literally can turn you into a ball of laughter, and if you haven’t been to his comedy show, we’ll just advise you: Don’t walk, RUN!

Jeevanshu Ahluwalia

Jeeveshu is a standup comedian, best known for his quick wit, spontaneous one-liners, and quirky jokes. His peculiar style of comedy is most inspired by everyday observations in life. He has done over 1500 shows across different genres in India and abroad. He made his Bollywood debut with ‘Tamasha’ and can be seen in many TV commercials like Comedy Central India, Phillips, Apollo Hospitals, ICICI Prudential, and Grofers. His TV Debut was with Zee TV in the comedy show ‘Gangs of Haseepur’. He was the winner of ‘Radio Mirchi Comedy Ka King’ 2014. He is known for his quick witty one-liners and less or no profanity, making him a perfect choice for crowds of all ages. His comedy screams to be heard, it is so good, you’ll definitely become a fan in no time

Vasu Primlani

Vasu Primlani is a famous Indian stand-up comedian and environmentalist. She is one of India’s first openly gay comedians of India who was also awarded the Nari Shakti Purashkar in 2015. Vasu has quite a way of making her audiences feel nostalgic while simultaneously making them laugh. She considers comedy as the most powerful form of communication and well she definitely has a point. Her comedy best suits the corporate and she is best known for communicating social messages like human rights, rape, and the environment to society through her comedy. Not only known in India, she has toured all around the world and is a must-watch for people of all ages.

Kumar Varun

Kumar Varun is an Ex-Brand manager who left his job to pursue comedy and we just have to say that the comedy industry got a gift. He has featured in a number of AIB Videos, short films and has been the co-writer and actor of the Random Daftar series. He, along with his friend, Rahul Subramanian formed the comedy collective – Random Chikbum In 2015, Random Chikbum was the winner of the YouTube Comedy Hunt. They have created a web series named ‘Random Daftar’, & various comedian sketches, mostly revolving around office life. He has featured in a number of AIB videos, sketches, & short films. He featured in a show with TLC named ‘Rise By TLC’, a web series with Cheers named ‘Mr. Das’ & another web series with Zakir Khan named ‘Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare’, where he plays the role of Kranti. Famous stand-up comedian known for his witty one-liners. The way he delivered the right amount of story and punch lines is just incredible. So just listen to us, watch his shows and you’ll thank us.

Vikramjit Singh

Vikramjit Singh is an ex-advertising guy, he has been featured as one of NDTV’s ‘Rising Stars of Comedy’ and has also won the ‘Radio One LoL championship’ in Delhi.’ He’s also a columnist with ‘The Times of India’ where he writes for a column called ‘Why so serious’. His rib-tickling humor has made him immensely popular and his wit on social media platforms has garnered him a huge fan following. His clean humor is ideal for corporate and family events. Relatable jokes which are a take on his observation about mundane things. The guy is a treat to your eyes and ears and honestly, if we were you, we wouldn’t wait before booking him.

Rupali Tyagi

Rupali is an MBA-turned Stand-up comic. She has worked in corporate for more than 10 years in IT and HR, before taking the plunge full-time into comedy. Originally a small-town person, she takes you into a world of simple characters from life that you see in your family, at work, on-street– people who matter and people who don’t! She talks about her life as a woman– a wife, a daughter, and now a mother (Sigh!), and she does it all while making waves of laughter. Rupali being an MBA from the leading premier Business school with the further rare experience of top-notch corporate houses makes a great choice for corporate comedy events. Also, Rupali is a promising talent to add to the growing list of female stand-up comedians in India, who are widely underrated, and for no apparent reason.

Aakash Mehta


Aakash Mehta is a musician, comedian, and self-confessed muffin enthusiast. A former head of programming at Culture Shoq, this multi-talented human lets his keen sense of aesthetics dictate his artistic endeavors. He is also a qualified sound engineer. His multifaceted skills have helped him carve a niche out for himself. He performs regularly at venues like The Comedy Factory, and his YouTube channel is known for publishing some distinct videos, like the Big Brother Stories. With 1000+ shows, 10+ videos, 3 and a half tours, and collectively over 27 million views on his videos and over 4 lakh subscribers on YouTube, he has left people hankering for more of his content and laughter each time he does a show! Aakash Mehta is known for his inclusive and relatable content and his guaranteed clean and non-offensive comedy style. The guy has everything when it comes to talents needed in a comic, including the qualities of becoming the next global star in the comedy world. 

We at Engage4more have full faith in these comedians who are conquering the comedy world with nothing but their sheer talents. They are already well known but just like their neverending expertise and genius, they should reach every other person, for they are the best at what they do and since there is no doubt that laughter is the best medicine, they’ll only be providing to the health and happiness of the society. So we’ll definitely recommend you watch these skilled artists.

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