MUMBAI: Hindi television has produced many supremely talented contestants who've carved a niche for themselves with their highly successful work. However, many have disappeared from the TV space for various reasons. Let's take a look at what these popular comedians are up to now.
Sunil Grover rose to fame with Kapil Sharma's 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' and 'The Comedy Nights With Kapil,' where he played a variety of characters including 'Gutthi' and 'Rinku Bhabhi'. Recently, he went to Salman Khan's 'Da-Bangg tour' in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Comedian Raju Srivastava became a household name with his stand-up comedy show, 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’. Currently, he started his own comedy course online. On his social media accounts, he also posts hilarious videos on trending events.
Comedian Ahsaan Qureshi who was the runner-up of the comedy reality show 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge', was last seen in the popular show, 'Yeh Un Dino Ki Baat Hai'. Ahsaan often posts hilarious videos on social media. He did a movie 'Bombay to Goa' with comedian Sunil Pal and now they are reuniting for its sequel 'Pune to Goa'.
Comedian Sunil Pal who is away from the limelight for quite some time now, is reuniting with comedian Ahsaan Qureshi for 'Pune to Goa' which is a sequel of their previous movie 'Bombay to Goa'. He hosts his own YouTube talk show, ‘Stand Up comedy ke laal with Sunil Pal’.
Comedian Vijay Ishwarlal Pawar aka VIP took part in the comedy reality show 'Comedy Circus'. He has also appeared in many other comedy reality shows including 'Comedy Nights Bachao' and 'Comedy Classes'. He was last seen on the television show 'Bhakarwadi'.
Gopi Bhalla is known for his role as Head Constable 'Gopinath Gandotra' in FIR. On the show, his unique way of speaking English made for some comical moments. Since then, he is often seen interacting with his fans in his inimitable style on social media. He even posts funny videos on his social media accounts.
Comedian Rajeev Nigam forayed into comedy with the comedy reality show 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 2'. He then appeared in a lot of episodes of the show 'Comedy Circus'. In 2020, he broke the news of his son's demise on his birthday through a social media post. Now, he hosts his own talk show 'The Rajeev Nigam Show' on Youtube.
Paresh Ganatra is known for his role as 'Praveen Thakkar' in the comedy series Baa Bahoo Aur Baby. He has also been a part of many comedy shows like 'Comedy Circus 3 Ka Tadka,' 'Comedy Circus Mahasangram,' 'Comedy Circus Ke Superstars,' 'Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe,' 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' and 'The Kapil Sharma Show.' He was last seen in 'Bhakarwadi'.