MUMBAI: Sab is launching a non-fiction show that traces the journey of comedy through 100 years of cinema.
Titled ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’, the show is premiering on 27 January.
Hosted by Sunil Grover and Muskaan Mihani, the show will be produced by Creative Eye.
Each episode of ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ will showcase one trend of comedy including physical, action, slapstick, cult comedy and mistaken identity across 100 years of cinema.
Paying tribute to popular comedians of Bollywood from different eras, the series will feature actors like Juhi Chawla, Prem Chopra, Divya Dutta, Rajpal Yadav, Sanjay Mishra, Asrani share their cinematic experience in comedy with the audience.
Sab EVP and business head Anooj Kapoor said, “The style, content and pace of Indian movies has advanced vastly over the years and so has the way in which the film industry treats comedy. Comedy as a genre has evolved so much so that comedy centric movies are turning out to be blockbusters. ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ is a tribute to the contribution of comedians and industry veterans towards the genre of comedy. ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ will offer differentiated content to its viewers & a great family viewing experience.”