Laugh out loud, virtually: Hyderabad-based stand-up comedians share their experience of going completely online

Online stand-up comedy gigs are the new normal and are here to stay. Most comedians in the city are working around this new format and are giving it their best

published on : 12th May 2021

Standing up for women: Female comedians give India a side-splitting time

Male comedians do not find the pandemic funny. But the girls are giving India a side-splitting time to take life with a laugh.  

published on : 9th May 2021

Wanted to tell a story that I've lived: Comedian Zakir Khan on his show 'Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare'

The comedian, who previously worked with streamer Amazon Prime Video for special 'Haq Se Single', said most people somewhere have the aspiration to be related to someone famous.

published on : 24th March 2021

Arrested for 'insulting Hindu gods', comedian Munawar Faruqui given interim bail by Supreme Court

Faruqui and four others were arrested on January 1 following a complaint by a BJP MLA's son that alleged objectionable remarks about Hindu deities and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

published on : 5th February 2021

Madhya Pradesh HC reserves order on jailed comedian Munawar Faruqui's bail plea

Local advocates Rajesh Joshi and Manish Gupta, too, opposed bail to the comedian, contending he has hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus.

published on : 25th January 2021

Court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui arrested for 'derisive' comments on Hindu deities

After hearing arguments of both the sides, Additional District and Sessions court judge Yatindra Kumar Guru rejected the bail plea of stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui and Nalin Yadav.

published on : 6th January 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

Tollywood comedian Vijay Sai alleged harassment by wife in video before ending life

Vijay Sai had recorded a selfie video before committing suicide in which he said that harassment at the hands of his wife Vanitha Reddy had driven him to take the step.

published on : 12th December 2017

Tollywood film fraternity mourn the death of budding comedian Vijay Sai

 The demise of Tollywood comedian Vijay Sai, popularly known as Potti Vijay plunged the industry in sorrow.

published on : 12th December 2017

'Bommarilu' fame Telugu comedian Vijay Sai commits suicide

It has been reported that the actor was undergoing treatment for depression over mounting financial worries. No suicide note has been found yet.

published on : 11th December 2017

Any recognition motivates you to do better: Comedian Vir Das

The popular stand-up has been with international stand-up comedy tours, performing on the popular American talk show 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien'.

published on : 27th June 2017

I love, respect Sunil Grover: Kapil Sharma

Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma on Monday refuted reports of any fight with his co-actor Sunil Grover.

published on : 20th March 2017