If you’re in need of a laugh sometimes and you’ve got tired binge-watching “Friends” then the next thing you should be listening to are hearing what stand up comedians have to say. In India, stand-up comedy has been getting its “high time” due importance only now after being underappreciated for quite some time! Can you guess the amount they’re earning? Well, it’s going to blow your mind!
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He is one of the most experienced Stand-Up ComediansStand-Up Comedians who knows the exact thing to say (well, sometimes xD) to get the audience laughing. He has performed for several comedy companies, East India Comedy, The Papa CJ, AIB, among many others. Watch his show, “Son of Abish”. Earns up to Rs 1-1.5 lakh per month which is calculated on the basis of his monthly YouTube views. And, apart from that he also earns from his gigs.
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An ex-advertising professional, she is one of the few female Stand-Up Comedians in India. She has been rejected many times just like other comedians but she believes that the most important thing that is needed for becoming a Stand-Up Comedians is to have a thick skin. Watch her video, ‘That’s what she said”. She earns up to Rs 2 lakh for one corporate show performance.
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Angad Singh Ranyal
He has featured in “The best in stand up shows” in The Comedy Store and Canvas Laugh Factory. Sarcasm is synonymous with Angad Singh Ranyal, hand in hand as they say. Watch this video, “relationship advice”. He earns up to Rs 1-2 lakh per month.
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I’m sure everyone has heard of this guy. He quit his job as a software engineer to pursue a career in comedy and has thus only become famous since then. Kanan initially gained popularity with the series, ”Pretentious Movie Reviews”. He earns up to Rs 17 lakh per month approximately.
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Biswa Kalyan Rath
He got famous for his YouTube series and is also known for doing, “Pretentious Movie Reviews” along with Kanan Gill. Biswa Kalyan did his solo national tour, “Biswa in Your Face” in 2015 and is already known as an acclaimed comedian. He earns up to Rs 2-3 lakh per month.
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