Top gamers in India


Who Are the Top Gamers In India?

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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The Indian gaming industry went from being a negligible sector to one of the biggest in the global market in the last two decades. The way people generally look at gaming is also changing for the better. This is all thanks to the many talented gamers and gaming creators in India who are entertaining their fans daily. The livestreaming and content creation market in India is booming, with fans choosing to journey with their favorite gamers and watch them navigate the titles they are playing. Here’s a list of the top gamers in India who have inspired thousands of fans and created a niche for themselves in this booming industry.

Let us look at India's top gamers in no particular order.

Top Indian Gamers That You Should Know Of


Mortal BGMI

Naman “Mortal” Mathur has been one of the household names in the mobile gaming community since the PUBG Mobile days. He is also the co-owner of the gaming content creation organization S8UL. He has been widely regarded as one of the top streamers and gamers hailing from India and has many international accolades. In 2019, he won the Esports Mobile Player of the Year award at the Indian Gaming Awards. Mortal was nominated for the Esports Personality of the Year award at the Esports Awards consecutively in 2022 and 2023. He also won second place twice for Streamer of the Year in 2020 and 2021. Mortal plays and streams BGMI and also variety games such as Among Us and GTA RP.

Payal Gaming

Payal Gaming

India is home to many female gamers and streamers who have broken many labels and barriers, inspiring fans and fellow gamers. Payal “Payal” Dhare aka Payal Gaming is one of the biggest gamers and she started her content creation journey with PUBG Mobile. However, currently, she plays multiple games, including Valorant and GTA. She boasts over 3.5 Million subscribers on her YouTube channel and over 3 Million followers on her Instagram handle.


Mithilesh “Mythpat” Patankar is known for his entertaining Hindi commentary on the games that he is playing. He has over 14 Million subscribers on the platform. Apart from playing fan-favorite games such as Minecraft, Fortnite, and GTA, he also reacts to videos and does a lot of variety games. Mythpat’s Minecraft content garnered a lot of attention and he even incorporated aspects of the game into real life. In one such video, he baked a Minecraft cake.


Global Esports Coach Explains The Importance Of SkRossi

Ganesh "SkRossi" Gangadhar's rise to fame on an international level is truly inspiring and motivational. He is regarded as one of the best Valorant pros to emerge from the South Asian Valorant esports scene. He boasts a decorated career spanning more than five years, which initially began with Counter-Strike esports before transitioning into Valorant. At one point, SkRossi was one of only two Indian pros to play in the 2023 Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) season after Global Esports made it to the official Pacific League. After departing from Global Esports, SkRossi is now a part of Revenant Esports.

Total Gaming

Ajendra Variya, better known as Total Gaming, is an Indian gaming YouTuber who livestreams a variety of games including Garena Free Fire and other PC games on YouTube. According to Fandom, he is the most subscribed gaming YouTuber from India and his face reveal was dubbed the biggest face reveal in Indian YouTube history. He boasts over 40 Million YouTube subscribers and over 5 Million Instagram followers.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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