Entertainment Artist

Minimum No entry barrier

Not required

The tasks a Mimic is expected to perform include:

Entertaining the audience by impersonating another people

Impersonating other people by copying their dress, voice, expression and mannerisms

Exaggerating or ridiculing the imitated characters

Selecting various subjects for mimicking

Studying the expressions, mannerisms, dresses and voice or speech of renowned people, selected for mimicking

Dressing, acting, talking and making gestures similar to persons selected for impersonating

Imitating animal voices, moving train or any other sound made by things

Performing comic dances, songs/skits and cracking jokes to amuse audiences

Performing humorous and serious interpretations of emotions, actions and situations, using body movements, facial expressions and gestures

Knowledge of makeup techniques

Skilled in effective dressing for different roles

Proficient in acting and imitating

Proficient in comic timing

Knowledge of various characters that can be used as mimic subjects

Knowledge of voice modulation

Will be updated



Excellent communication skills


Good Interpersonal skills


Hardworking and persistent


Good creativity skills

It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is part of the job

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home is not applicable

Working hours

Working hours are not fixed

Overtime may be involved

Shift system maybe applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Health risks include straining of vocal cords by speaking loudly and sore feet or other feet related problems due to prolonged standing, etc.

For freshers -INR8,000 toINR16,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Mimic Artists Prospects in India

Mimicry is an age-old art, it is said that the people of stone age, the caveman, had likely mimicked or copied animal voices to keep them selves safe.

Recently this art has become very popular due to various initiatives taken by electronic media in the form of comedy shows. This platform has ensured that many mimicry artistes have now become a household name. These artists are now finding work in electronic media as well as private gatherings. Private parties, marriages, award functions, media presentations, etc. have high demand for such entertainers. Apart from these places, the artists are also called to perform on overseas shows, hence broadening their horizons. The mimic artists can also work as voice over artists for e-learning, animated movies, etc. They also have scope to work in theatres and movies.All these factors indicate steady job opportunities for Mimic in India.


Cities across India