He may be best known for his sidesplitting and utterly straightfaced
but hardhitting stand up humor on Sonys Comedy Circus.
But this time Kapil Sharma has added more strings to his bow.
Taking a foot forward, Kapil is not only performing in his
upcoming comedy show, but also co-producing it.
crazy family is all geared up to tickle your funny bone
show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, will be aired on
Colors, which replaces its current comedy show, Nautanki-The
Comedy Theatre. Kapil, who is known for his witty comic
timing, will now take a dig at important events of the week,
harking back to the times of Shekhar Suman's Movers &
show, slated to air Saturdays and Sundays at 10.00 pm, is premiering
on 22 June. It will follow Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, season 6, and
the channel 's management hopes it will help audiences continue
to stay glued.
by Kapil, each episode will be co-scripted with his fellow
writers, Heera, Shahaad, Raj and Dinesh Kumar. Rajeev Dingra
is one of the creative directors while Oomang Kumar has designed
from Kapil Sharma, there are other talented, up-and-coming
and intriguing comic actors, who will play an important part
in the show. Ali Asgar playing the meddlesome-filmy grandmother,
Upasana Singh-the unmarried eccentric aunt, Naseem will be
portraying Vicky-the annoying servant and Sunil Grover will
be playing cameos as various unconventional characters throughout
the 13-part series.
is now donning a new hat as co-producer for the show
under K9 Productions
of the highlights of the show is the household banter, where
Navjot Singh Sidhu playing Kapils friend and confidante,
will be seen giving Kapil solutions to his problems. Besides
this, there will also be a fun interactive session with celebrity
programme is co-produced by SOL Productions' Kamna Menezes
and Fazila Allana and Kapils K9 Productions. I
am grateful to Colors for providing me a big canvas for my
creative ideas. The USP of the show is the interactive surrounding
where I get to connect to a set of live audience, says
episodes of the show have already been shot. The show will
have Dharamendra, Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi, making guest
appearances during the first few episodes.
With the launch of Comedy Nights with Kapil, Colors
is extending its comedy brand which it hopes will amplify
the entertainment quotient of its programming lineup on weekends.
Colors programming head Manisha
Sharma is banking on Kapil to work his magic on the channel's viewers
main reason behind taking Kapils show on Colors is also
because he has got the creative powers to keep the audience
hooked to him. His finely crafted comedy, never allows his
stand-up instincts to go soft, says Colors weekend programming
head, Manisha Sharma.
Nights with Kapil will be competing for audiences eyeballs
with other big properties on the weekend: Dance India Dance
Super Moms on ZEE TV (3.6 TVR), CID on Sony (2.3 TVR) and
Indias Dancing Super Stars on Star Plus (1.9TVR).
will have to wait and watch if comedy wins over dance and
crime. Over to you Kapil and Colors!