COMEDY

Comedian Kapil Sharma announces Netflix debut 

Though it is unclear whether the project is a comedy special, series or film, it will premiere on the streamer in 2021 across 190 countries.

published on : 5th January 2021

Looking for LOLs

Delayed reactions, masked emotions and waning attention span of the audience are making things hard for city comedians who are trying to lighten the atmosphere

published on : 17th December 2020

Exhausting to be constantly funny, takes toll on mental health: Mallika Dua

Dua shot to fame with her comedy sketches, often tackling Delhi stereotypes, four years ago and has since been a social media sensation.

published on : 12th December 2020

Stand-up comedy gets back on stage in Hyderbad

Even though the audiences are thin, the enthusiasm among the comedians to be back where they belong, on stage, is palpable

published on : 26th November 2020

Dub Sharma talks about his new track for ZEE5 movie 'Comedy Couple'

Titled 'Lag Gaye Hai Lauke', the track has been described as an amalgamation of funny dialogues from the film set against the backdrop of the burgeoning stand-up comedy scene in Gurgaon.

published on : 29th October 2020

'Comedy Couple' review: Funny, skinny love

Nachiket Samant’s film centres on the issues of a young couple, Zoya and Deep, as they navigate the stand-up comedy scene

published on : 23rd October 2020

Daniel Levy calls out Indian channel for 'censoring gay intimacy' on 'Schitt's Creek'

Levy took to Twitter on Tuesday and retweeted a post from March 19, 2019 on the channel's page on the microblogging site.

published on : 7th October 2020

Two eternal comedies: Ooty Varai Uravu and Bhama Vijayam

I turned to two films for my weekly laughs, both of which had Nagesh in it. I’m sure you get the drift of what I’m about to say now. Comedy is also about consistency.

published on : 21st September 2020

Amazon Prime Video launches Tamil version of comedy franchise 'Comicstaan'

Titled "Comicstaan Semma Comedy Pa", the show marks Amazon Prime Video's foray into Original content in Tamil language.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Timepass with comedian Vir Das | ‘Threatening is not the same as trolling’

“When the pandemic started, in order not to go insane and try and raise money, I started doing these shows,” Das explained. Doing comedy over virtual calls was to get people to ease up.

published on : 29th August 2020

INTERVIEW | If you don’t like a joke, just walk away, says stand-up comedian Karthik Kumar

This is particularly evident in his latest work, Amazon Funnies, in which he is one of 14 comedians, having performed for Amazon Prime a 10-minute set titled Trollerance.

published on : 11th August 2020

'Pushpavalli' fame Sumukhi Suresh's stand up show now on Amazon Prime

After the success of Pushpavalli 2, Sumukhi Suresh is back on OTT platform with her latest act, but this time with 13 other comedians

published on : 9th August 2020

Saqib Saleem, Shweta Basu Prasad to star in Zee5 film 'Comedy Couple'

Directed by Nachiket Samant, the movie is based in Gurgaon and is set against the backdrop of the burgeoning stand-up comedy scene in the city.

published on : 23rd July 2020

COVID-19 blues? Checkout these stand-up comedy specials that will lift your spirits

Here are a bunch of recent Indian standups whose strength lies in how relatable they are, and this, of course, doesn’t take away from how funny they are too.

published on : 19th July 2020

Stand-up comedians Vir Das, Rohan Joshi claim harassment, bullying after personal info leaked

Earlier on Tuesday, private contact details of these comics were shared from an anonymous Twitter account which was later suspended.

published on : 15th July 2020
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