Kapil Sharma, Zakir Khan, Mallika Dua… 9 comedians making their way through the world of comedy in Hindi
Mumbai: Although the history of laughter is as old as the origin of man, the culture of ‘standup comedy’ found refuge in western countries only. Although this mode gradually came to our country, in the beginning, many standup comedians have been trying to make people laugh in English only. But today on the occasion of Hindi Diwas, we are telling you about some such comedians, who not only made people laugh but people are at the peak of success today.
Kapil Sharma is one of those successful comedians who are known for their indigenous local Hindi comedy. If you watch Kapil Sharma’s show, then you will know that often in his show, Kapil openly mentions his ‘weak English’ and himself has been seen laughing at it. Whether South stars or Jackie Chan come to Kapil’s show, everyone tries to talk to them in Hindi.
Raju Srivastava may be in the hospital at this time and thousands of fans are praying for his recovery. But whenever there is talk of those who do comedy in the Hindi language and achieve success from it, Raju Srivast’s name will be taken. Not just now, he is famous for his comedy since the beginning of Hindi stand-up comedy in India. His famous character Gajodhar bhaiya is quite famous all over the world.
Stand-up comedian and poet, Varun Grover has always been the best at whatever he does. His knowledge and vocabulary in Hindi can be seen in works like Masaan, Gangs of Wasseypur, and Sacred Games. Varun Grover, a graduate in civil engineering from Banaras Hindu University, has made millions of fans with his style.
Known for his clean comedy, Amit Tandon can show you a funny style in Hingkish too. Amit, who often makes people laugh with the stories of his wife, has always been a supporter of presenting the language on the global stage. Let us tell you that Amit Tandon did such a show in the USA in 2017 that many organizers started offering him Hindi standup shows.
Zakir Khan is one of those actors who are hard to forget. It takes courage and determination to do comedy in Hindi in front of an English-speaking crowd and to be successful, Zakir has done it well. His Urdu language has always been comfortable in Hindi attire.
If someone said that women cannot do comedy, Prashasti Singh can immediately prove them wrong. Prashasti not only does comedy, but all her scripts are also in Hindi.
Prajakta Koli’s journey started on YouTube but recently she appeared in Karan Johar’s film ‘Jug Jug Joe. Prajakta is better known by her Instagram handle – Mostlysane than her name. Prajakta’s USP is also her Hindi language and her simplicity.
Today’s Instagram is full of monologues or videos full of praise in Hindi. It was Bhuvan Bam who introduced those funny videos in Hindi when there was no concept of content creators in Hindi. His Hindi commentary on celebrity weddings or any special occasion has always been one of Bhuvan’s viral content.
Be it the English language or her Delhi style, it is certain that Mallika Dua can win hearts and make people laugh. The daughter of famous journalist Vinod Dua, there is no doubt where her grasp of language comes from.