Kapil Sharma has a huge number of fan followers not just in India but abroad as well. He has recently been acknowledged as the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad by the World book of Records London.Also Read - Saif Ali Khan Shares Being a Landlord Is 'Headache', Reveals, 'I Get Calls About AC And Leakage'

The official Instagram handle of Sony TV shared the news by posting a picture of Kapil and congratulated him. They captioned it, “It’s a proud moment for all of us. We congratulate the king of comedy, Kapil, for being recognised as one of the most viewed stand-up comedians in India and abroad and for promoting animal rights by World Book Of Records”. Also Read - Veteran Pakistani Comedian Umer Sharif Dies At 66, Kapil Sharma Pays Tribute

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Having starting his career as a stand-up comedian, Kapil initially performed on several comedy shows. But it was his separate show Comedy Nights With Kapil which brought him immense fame.

Not only comedy, Kapil tried his hand at acting with Bollywood films like Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and Firangi. The 38-year-old is currently hosting The Kapil Sharma Show on television.

On Kapil’s achievement, social media users including his friend and colleague Kiku Sharda took to social media to congratulate him. Kiku, also a comedian, said he is “proud” of Kapil.

(With inputs from IANS)