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Nick increases its laughter quotient with MTV's 'Bakra'

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MUMBAI: Nick is now hoping to ride on the success of its sister channel MTV's much popular show - Bakra.

Starting 5 June, Nick will air Bakra, which is produced by MTV, in the Nick Hahaha comedy block. The Bakra episodes on Nick, chosen from the existing library, have already run on MTV over the last few years.

 Bakra will air every weekday at 6.30 pm with repeat telecasts at 9.30 pm. On weekends, the show will be aired as a one-hour specials at 4 pm.

Nick India vice president and general manager Hema Govindan said, "Bakra, whose popularity transcends all ages, will be a valuable addition to our already laugh-riotous Nick Hahaha block, which also includes Kenan & Kel, Drake & Josh and Laurel & Hardy. We’re sure that during summer vacations, Bakra on Nick will keep our young audiences smiling."

Bakra is a half-hour show sportingly cons and makes ‘bakras’ of unsuspecting people. Host Cyrus Broacha and his team put the regular junta through strange situations with sometimes unexpected - but always hilarious - results, all captured on hidden cameras.

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