A great platform to showcase the comedy skills by any individual is the Indian television where an array of television shows are going on where one can participate and get themselves into the limelight through their funny acts. Below is the list of top ten such shows which can prove beneficial for armature comedy artists to present their skills to the world:
10. India’s Best Dramebaaz
Aired on Zee TV, India’s Best Dramebaaz is a reality show on Indian television which gave a platform to several children to show their comic and other talents through the show. Several great participants were recognized from the reality show. The judges of this show were Anurag Basu, Sonali Bendre and vivek Oberoi. The contestants of this show were aged from 5 years to 12 years.
9. Laugh India Laugh
Laugh India Laugh is a TV reality show which was aired on the Life OK TV. This was a unique standup comedy show which because it had participants from both India as well as Pakistan. However, the winner of the show was Naseem Vicky from Pakistan. This unique standup comedy show was judged by Chunky Pandey, Shekhar Suman and Mika Singh and hosted by Ishita Sarkar.
8. Gangs of Haseepur
Gangs of Haseepur is a comedy reality show which was aired on the Zee TV. It featured several standupup comedians across the nation and gave them a chance to showcase their comedy skills to the TV audience. This show was judged by Mandira Bedi and Tanisha Mukherjee.
7. Comedy Superstar
Aired on SAB TV, Comedy Superstar is a show on comic performances from several standup comedians from all across the nation. The winner of the show was given the title of the Comedy Idol. This show was hosted by Jay Soni and Sudeepa Singh. The judges who decided the participants’ fate were Sonu Sood, Shekhar Suman and Sushmita Sen.
Mirakkel is a Bengali comedy reality TV series which is broadcasted in the Zee Bangla TV channel. Mir Afsar Ali or commonly known as only Mir is the star host as well as mentor of this TV series. Mirakkel has given a big platform to several participants who can tickle the funny bone of the audience with their humor filled and funny jokes. A total of nine series of Mirakkel has been broadcasted so far.
5. Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala
This comedy based reality show aired on Star Plus TV channel had four teams to compete against each other. The team leaders were Arshad Warsi, Shekhar Suman, Ravina Tandon and Shreyas Talpade. This show was one of the highest TRP rated comedy show on TV.
4. Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega
Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega is one of the best reality TV show which gave hidden talents of this country, a platform to put them before the world and showcase their skills. Several comedians participated in this show which was aired on Sony TV. A total of five series of Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega were aired. This show also hosted several guest from Bollywood in its episodes who also played the role of judges. The main concept of this show was that the contestants must entertain the judges with their act for a fixed time interval.
3. Chhote Miyan
Aired on Colors TV, Chhote Miyan is a reality TV show which featured kids with comic talents to participate, compete and win the show. Judges and mentors of the show were Sachin Pilgaonkar and Rahul Mahajan. Chhote Miyan was hosted by Juhi Parmar and Kapil Sharma.
2. India’s got Talent
With similar concept of Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega, the Colors TV hit reality show named India’s got Talent was also a great stage for the budding comedians of the country to perform and have a name. The hosts of the show are Kirron Kher, Malaika Arora Khan and Karan Johar.
1. Comedy Circus
Comedy Circus is a comedy based reality TV show which was aired in the Sony TV. It has made careers of several great comedians in the past and continues to do so. Several comedians became famous by showcasing their comedy skills in this show like Ali Asgar, Krishna Abhishek, Sudesh Lehri, Kapil Sharma, etc.