Comedy is just a remedy for a happy life. Nowadays, Comedy Series are much loved by the audience as compared to any other drama shows. It is the best way to entertain the audience. And Indian Comedy shows are trying their bests to fulfill that task and bring smiles to various homes. Although it seems an easy task, it takes a lot of courage to make people laugh. Not many people have this talent. Laughter is the best medicine & it’s absolutely true.

There are many standup comedians in India who became famous by making people laugh. Kapil Sharma & Sunil Grover are two of the most popular comedians. After appearing in various comedy TV shows as participants, they launched their own Hindi Comedy Show. Some of the most popular comedy series either English or Hindi are categorized below.

Some famous English Comedy Series

Mr. Bean

This was the most entertaining TV series of 90’s. It has 15 episodes. It’s a British skit portraying two cousins. Mr. Bean speaks in none of the episodes, still, he is the funniest man till date. His comic timings are perfect which makes everybody ROFL. Nobody can get bored of this series. Based on this, many cartoon shows were also made on Mr. Bean.

Mr. Bean


Out of all the comedy TV shows, F.R.I.E.N.D.S is the most popular series. It’s an American TV series which started in 1994 with its first season & ended in 2004 with tenth & the final series. Each of its seasons consists of almost 18 episodes. In this show, the group of six crazy people & their weird friendship is portrayed. Though there came many more comedy series further, this show remains the most amazing serial till date.


How I Met Your Mother

This is another amazing comedy series which was aired in the year 2005. It has total nine seasons which include 208 episodes. The final season was aired in the year 2014. HIMYM reveals the bizarre friendship goals between five people. The main character, Ted Mosby narrates his crazy story of how he met his child’s mother. It was an award-winning show.

How I Met Your Mother

The Big Bang Theory

The show started in the year 2007, spanning across 11 seasons. It is one of the funniest comedy series made till date. The latest season was aired in 2017. This serial basically focuses on five awkward people.

The Big Bang Theory

Two and a Half Men

It ran from 2003 to 2015. This series has 12 seasons totaling up to 262 episodes. Charlie & his brother Alan are the main lead characters. Both of them along with Alan’s little kid entertain the audience with their great sense of humor & comic timings. This serial is highly adult rated, and hence not recommended for kids.

Two & a Half Men

The Simpsons

This is the longest-running American comedy series. Basically, this is an animated American show. It has featured 29 seasons to date. The first season started in the year 1989. In the year 2017, its latest season was aired.


Some famous Hindi Comedy Series

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

This is the longest running Hindi comedy show. Basically, this serial portrays a Gujarati family. Tarak Mehta is the main lead character who keeps on entertaining us along with his family. This series started in the year 2008. Since then the team of TMKOC is successfully entertaining us.

Tarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah

Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain

BJGPH is one of the most popular & entertaining television series which started in 2015. It features two married couples who are neighbors. The show revolves around these couples who portray every basic thing dramatically. It has completed more than 700 episodes.

Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain

Sarabhai vs Sarabhai

This show ran for 2 years from 2004 to 2006. The show gained such immense popularity that it returned as web series on Hotstar in 2017. This was all due to the persistent people’s demands. Monisha, the main character of this serial keeps on entertaining us through her crazy sense of humor. She is married to Sarabhai who is richer than her parents. Both of them are neighbors. The conflicts between both the families are shown in a comic way which keeps you tuned to this serial.

Sarabhai vs Sarabhai


F.I.R is a superb drama which basically focuses on Inspector Chandramukhi Chautala. She has a Haryanvi accent in the show. She along with her three subinspectors leave no stone unturned to entertain the audience with their weird tricks. This Indian comedy show successfully ran from 2006 to 2015.


Hum Paanch

This was the most entertaining comedy serial which started in the year 1995. Its first season ended up in 1999 & the second started in 2005 which got over in a year. The serial basically focuses on Anand Mathur & his five daughters. This show also stars famous Bollywood actress Vidya Balan.

Hum Paanch


Khichdi narrates the story of a Gujarati family which includes around 10 members. All the characters dramatically portray their roles in the most comic way. Hansa & Prafool are the funniest characters of this show. It ran from 2000 to 2004. The audience loved it so much that its next season was also aired with the name of Instant Khichdi in the year 2005-2006.



It was one of the most entertaining comedy serials from 2003 to 2007 with a little magic. The full name of this show is Shararat – Thoda Jadu Thodi Nazakat. It portrays the women of three generations who have some magical power. Jiya along with her granny & mother keeps everybody amusing through their extraordinary powers & comic timings.


Some famous Standup Indian Comedy TV Shows

The Kapil Sharma Show

Kapil Sharma is the most popular standup comedian in India. Initially, he came up with a fantastic show, Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013-2016). Later, this talk show continued with a new name, The Kapil Sharma Show. Apart from Kapil Sharma, it stars many other comedians like Sunil Grover, Keeku, Ali Asgar & many more. Every week, Bollywood celebs come here to promote their upcoming movies. This is the best family Hindi comedy show.

Kapil Sharma Show

The Great Indian Laughter Challenge

Out of five seasons of this Indian comedy show, four seasons were aired between 2005-2008. The latest & the fifth season of this series was aired in 2017. Akshay Kumar was the judge of last season. Sunil Paul and Raju Shrivastava are some of the famous standup comedians who gained popularity from this show.

Laughter Challenge

Comedy Circus

Standup comedians like Bharti Singh, Kapil Sharma, Ali Asgar, Krushna Abhishek & Sudesh Lehri were also featured in this Indian comedy show along with other participants. It has many seasons which ran from 2007 to 2014.

Bharti Singh

Comedy Nights Live

This is another Hindi Comedy Show in which Krushna Abhishek, Sudesh Lehri & Bharti Singh interacts comically with various celebrities. It started in 2016 & had only one season till now. It replaced the most popular show, Comedy Nights With Kapil on colors tv.Comedy Nights Live