Vir Das

Vir Das to develop and star in American country music comedy series

The comedy series is about a young wealthy man from India who moves to America to restart his life with his family, a press release from the makers said.

published on : 8th December 2021

'Biggest star in the world': Vir Das introduces Whitney Cummings to Shah Rukh Khan's fandom

The comedian narrated a tale from his own interactions with the superstar when he wrote jokes for the actor for an award show.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Priyanka Chopra congratulates Vir Das on International Emmy nomination

Das has been in the news back home for "I Come From Two Indias", the satirical monologue he recently performed as part of his US tour which a section of people described as an insult to India

published on : 24th November 2021

Vir Das loses at International Emmys 2021, says it was 'an honour' to represent India

Vir's standup 'Vir Das: For India' got nominated in the Best Comedy category alongside the likes of 'Call My Agent Season 4', 'Motherland Christmas Special' and 'Promesas De Campana'.

published on : 23rd November 2021

International Emmys 2021: No win for Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vir Das and 'Aarya'

Nawazuddin, who was nominated in the best performance by an actor category for his Netflix movie "Serious Men", lost out to British star David Tennant .

published on : 23rd November 2021

Vir Das won't be allowed to perform in Madhya Pradesh: Minister Narottam Mishra

We won't allow such jesters to perform. If he tenders an apology, we are going to think over it, Mishra, who is also the MP government's spokesman said.

published on : 18th November 2021

BJP leader files complaint against comedian Vir Das’ remark

BJP leader Aditya Jha in his complaint said that Vir Das had used derogatory statements and tried to malign the country’s name.

published on : 18th November 2021

Kangana Ranaut demands strict action against Vir Das after 'I come from two Indias' monologue

Several social media users including politicians have mocked Vir for insulting his motherland in a foreign country.

published on : 17th November 2021

Vir Das issues clarification after receiving backlash over viral 'I come from two Indias' monologue

The video uploaded by Vir has been doing the rounds on social media that features the comedian talking about 'Two Indias' that he comes from.

published on : 17th November 2021

'Comedians are now storytellers', says Vir Das

Actor & comedian Vir Das, who was nominated at the International Emmy Awards, speaks about the evolution of stand-up comedy

published on : 28th October 2021

A love letter to Indian culture: Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, 'For India' nominated at the International Emmys

The title of Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, For India, found profound meaning after it received a nomination at the International Emmys.

published on : 27th October 2021

'Aarya', Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vir Das's special nominated for 2021 International Emmy Awards

The winners for the 2021 International Emmy Awards will be announced during an in-person ceremony, to be held in New York City on November 22.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Ranbir Kapoor was a strong contender: Director Abhinay Deo on 10 years of 'Delhi Belly'

Backed by Aamir Khan, the film became an instant hit with its irreverent and adult humour, unabashed profanity, and a catchy soundtrack by Ram Sampath.

published on : 1st July 2021

Comedians get more leeway than other artists in India, says Vir Das

In "Abroad Understanding", his Netflix special, Vir tackles the subjects of racism, social injustice, homophobia, religion, et al.

published on : 5th February 2018

Vir Das to be seen in travelling comedy show for Amazon Prime Video India

"Jestination Unknown" will be a six-episode travelling comedy show that follows Vir and a group of his comic friends.

published on : 23rd August 2017
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