The Best-Ever Stand-Up Comedians Turned YouTube Stars.

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The Best-Ever Stand-Up Comedians Turned YouTube Stars.

Stand-up acts are still new to India. Previously, stand-up comedians did not become popular due to restricted media and coercions by the censor board. Their popularity began only after a series of comedy reality shows began to populate our idiot boxes, one at a time. 

The path-breaking evolution of stand-up acts took a major turn when the comedians began to channel their talent through social media. YouTube is a mecca for talent galore, talk about featuring comedians, singers, beauty bloggers, fashion bloggers, and the likes who are not only working at the comfort of their home yet earning a great fame and money for themselves.

We have brought to you a list of the top youtube comedians. Please have a look:

#1. Vir Das

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The roller coaster ride of comedy is incomplete without the humor genius likes of Vir Das. The name propels all things versatile and spontaneous when it comes to acting or stand-up. 

Won millions of hearts across the continents with his spectacular shows like Brown Men Can’t Hump, for which he won the Colton Performance Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting from Knox.

#2. Sorabh Pant

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Having worked with the comic mastero Vir Das, Pant rose to fame with his uber-cool solo performance in 2009. His most famous show ‘Pant On fire’ was truly magnanimous.IBN Live declared him as the most interesting Twitter user in India. 

#3. Kenny Sebastian

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He is not only a popular face in India, but an international personality today. Kenny had some tough time adjusting in the north and west. But his youtube videos have created a sensation and we all love his style. 

#4. Abish Mathew

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Abish kick-started his comedy career with a popular talk show ‘Son of Abish.' He is best-known for his unique style and comic timings. He is working with a lot of comedy companies like East India Company, Papa CJ Comedy, and AIB.

#5. Papa CJ

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Stand-up god as he's best-known for comic acts in India and overseas. Papa CJ is an MBA from Oxford University. He has done some incredible work in his sold-out solo performance in London.

#6. Zakir Khan

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A small town boy became a huge star after a heartbreaking experience when her fiancee broke up with him. That is when he decided to do something extraordinary and announced as the winner of ‘Comedy Central’s India’s Best Stand-Up Comedian.’ And the rest remains history.

#7. Rohan Joshi

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He is one of the founding members of AIB. This successful writer has also been the hot gossip topic with his alleged affair with Alia Bhatt’s sister Shaheen Bhatt.

#8. Tanmay Bhat

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Who doesn't know this guy from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham? He is one of the four founding members of the AIB. His most controversial work includes the snap chat video ‘Sachin v. Lata: Civil War’ where he pretends to be Sachin Tendulkar and LataMangeshkar.

He has also made cameo appearances in films like Ragini MMS 2 and Mr. X.

#9. Russell Peters

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He is the legend of stand-up comedy. Rusell started his career in 1989 in Canada. Presently residing in L.A, he is an international name and best-known for his sarcasm and racist stand-up acts. 

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