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Vijay TV comedy talent hunt enters quarter-final

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MUMBAI: Hutch Kalakkapovathu Yaaru (HKPY) a unique clutter breaking comedy-talent hunt being aired on Vijay TV every Friday at 10.00 pm has been getting good response from all over Tamil Nadu. This comedy show gives the participants to prove their comic ability and the judge's Chinni Jayanth and Madan Bob, choose a 'comedy king' every week.

The studio audiences are also given a chance to choose the comedy king apart from the judge's and voting happens via sms and online as well. Now the show has entered its first quarter-finals which will be aired on 20 January 2006. The winners and runner-ups from the past 10 episodes are entering this quarter-final. They are Robo Shankar, Gundu Ganesh, Immanuel, Thangadurai and Western Pattabhi. These comedy kings have created a platform their silver screen future as the judge's chinni Jayanth and Madan Bob themselves are astonished to see their talents.

The participants who have been brought to the limelight by Vijay TV have performed astonishingly and have driven the audiences to tune in regularly. The show has a good mix of participants coming from big and small places in TN which has brought about variation in humour originating from these places eg: the coimbatorian Lollu or the chennaites Kalai it's all there.



Chinni Jayanth says "To me this is one of the finest comedy shows that has achieved its goal of making millions laugh and simultaneously giving a platform to the budding comedians to bring out their talent. I could see the participant's gratitude in their eyes because they are gifted with this opportunity to prove their comic talents which may lead them to enter big screen and have bright future indeed".

Adds Madan Bob, "I am very fortunate to be a part of this show that gives people the best medicine, which is laughter. The talents chosen in the show have immense ability to make us laugh and I feel happy that this show has provided an opportunity for these budding comedians".

Hutch Kalakkapovathu Yaaru hopes to provide a platform for the newcomers across state to prove their talent in all genres of humour. The show is anchored by Uma Rias Khan (who is also very popular for her mimicry). Another highlight apart from giving them a platform to prove their talent, the winner of the contest will get to host an all-new comedy show on Vijay TV. Quite a big-ticket prize.

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