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Mittal's beauty notions to keep 100m Netflix subs in good humour

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MUMBAI: Following in the footsteps of Vir Das, Hasan Minhaj and Aziz Ansari, comedianne Aditi Mittal is preparing to do a special stand-up show for Netflix: "Things They Wouldn't Let Me Say." The show will debut on the video-streaming platform giant on 18 July to its over 100 million global members across 190 countries, PTI reported.

Mittal, one of the first women in India to do stand-up comedy, touches up issues such as sex, gender, and notions about beauty in her shows. Her Netflix show is gender revolution rich with taboos of being a woman in India today.

Netflix director of content acquisition Swati Shetty said that Aditi's success reflected the growing pool of Indian stand-up comedy talent that was already gaining international recognition. Netflix was proud to showcase Aditi's bold wit and humour on the Netflix service, she added.

Having a platform such as Netflix was a dream come true for anyone in entertainment and comedy today.. The journey of the show had been absolutely exhilarating, Mittal said. She hoped that Netflix fans across the globe would enjoy the show as much as she had had while making it.

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