COMEDY

  • Stand-up comic Biswa Kalyan Rath talks about the utter uselessness of the nail-cutter's design 5 days ago

    Stand-up comic Biswa Kalyan Rath is definitely the funnier one among the 'Pretentious' duo and he proves it beyond any doubt with this hilarious rant on the design of nail-cutters. What is funny is not only does he raise some very obvious questions that anyone should have, he says it...
  • Watch: Making of 'Jhumroo' - A musical comedy on stage 6 days ago

    Jhumroo is a musical comedy packed with 19 Retro Bollywood songs, a celebration of the spirit of Kishore Kumar, a legend who continues to charm the young & old alike. With the evergreen music of Kishore Kumar, Jhumroo is a rollercoaster ride that surprises audiences with twists & turns using...
  • Comedy Central: Justin Bieber gets mocked by Martha Stewart April 1, 2015

    After the broadcast of the Comedy Central roast of Justin Bieber, Martha Stewart has entered a new phase in her career. The audience got to see a side of Martha they had never seen. She also advised Justin to find himself the right girl. ...
  • 'The funniest comedy acts are people who get outraged when we crack jokes' says Sahil Shah of East India Comedy March 24, 2015

    In the past 4 years, the stand-up comedy scene in India has grown into a full-blown industry. The number of stand-up acts has increased and has given way to an ever increasing number of online comedy shows. And even though people have made a full time occupation of getting offended,...
  • Watch: Bollywood should retire and it is completely true March 1, 2015

    Bollywood gave us a few good movies in 2014, but mostly it was a big pile of dung. With movies like 'Humshakals' that made people reconsider their life choices, and an endless parade of mindless 'Khan movies', it is time to stumble upon the inevitable option: Bollywood should retire. ...
  • Sometimes we misunderstand the moral police; These 'happy' couples will tell you why February 12, 2015

    While many people have called the Valentine's Day Special Moral Policing regressive and wrong, we feel that people sometimes go out and judge something without trying to understand what it does for them; For the society.So what if they forced you into it, they just tried to add a little...
  • 'I Am Offended' trailer: India's first documentary on stand-up comedy and the culture of offense January 21, 2015

    'Being Indian | Originals' presents 'I AM OFFENDED'; India's first documentary on comedy which will be premiered digitally on YouTube on the 5th of February. The 102-minute documentary presents Indian stand-up comedy in the overall context of humour and the culture of offense. It talks about the way the...
  • Bill Cosby to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and new allegations of sexual misconduct January 16, 2015

    DENVER: Bill Cosby is planning to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and a new allegation of sexual misconduct. The comedian released a statement thanking his "courageous" fans and saying he's ready to perform in Pueblo on Friday and in Denver on Saturday. He finished his statement with references to his "Fat...
  • Photo of the day: Sunil Grover makes a beautiful bride in white gown; takes a selfie with Kapil Sharma and Sonam Kapoor January 14, 2015

    Sunil Grover looked a far cry from her usual garb on the sets of 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'. The popular actor's striking white gown was revealed in a photo which he Sonam Kapoor shared on her Instagram account. The 'Doli Ki Doli' actress thanked Kapil and his team for their...
  • Kapil Sharma's New Year resolution: Get Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar on 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Star comedian Kapil Sharma's New Year resolution is to get legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar to be part of his hit show "Comedy Nights With Kapil", where megastar Amitabh Bachchan, superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan and several of the young brigade of actors...
  • Sunil Grover: 2014? It was a year of gratitude; thank my mistakes for making it terrific December 31, 2014

    If you are an ardent fan of Sunil Grover, you have obviously not missed any of the jokes he shared as Sud, the popular Radio character. As his loyal supporter, you have most certainly enjoyed all his acts and lauded him for his precision-perfect comic timing. Each time you see...
  • Jackky Bhagnani in Hong Kong with Family for the New Year December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Jackky Bhagnani along with his family has taken off to Hong Kong to celebrate New Year. "Landed in Hong Kong . Travelling with family for New Years !!!!!!!," the actor posted Sunday on social networking site Twitter. Meanwhile, there are other Bollywood celebrities including superstar Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez,...
  • Puri Jagannadh does a voice over for romantic-comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman' December 27, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, who is currently shooting for his film 'Temper', has taken time off from his busy schedule to lend his voice for upcoming Telugu romantic-comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman'. "I really liked the film's story and was quite impressed with the trailer as well. When I was approached with...
  • Jack Whitehall wins best comedy performer at British Comedy Awards for the third time December 18, 2014

    London: Comedian Jack Whitehall has won best comedy performer award for the third time in a row at the British Comedy Awards. The 26-year-old star won this award to beat stars such as Lee Mack and Graham Norton, reported BBC. Norton, 51, received two awards for best entertainment personality and programme for...
  • Snapshot: The cast of 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' reunite on the sets of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' December 2, 2014

    This one is surely going to be a special epsiode. The cast of epic romance 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' reunited on the sets of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' recently to celebrate 1000 weeks of the film. Of those who were present were the lead pair, Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan...
  • Supreme Court allows Comedy Central to go on air November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday allowed Comedy Central to go on air and stayed Delhi High Court's order upholding the Centre's decision to stop transmission of the entertainment channel for 10 days for allegedly broadcasting "obscene" and "vulgar" dialogues. "As an interim measure, it is directed that the direction...
  • People call Palak a short-fat girl, but I think she is intelligent and confident: Kiku Sharda on his popular on screen character November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor-comedian Kiku Sharda, who currently portrays various roles like Palak, Pankhudi and Lachha in the popular TV show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil', says he prefers the small screen over the big screen as he gets instant feedback. Kiku, who has also made his presence to the big screen by...
  • Stand-up comedians become better film actors: Sunil Pal November 19, 2014

    Panaji: Comedian-turned-actor Sunil Pal says stand-up comedians turn out to be better actors in films as they know the pulse of the audience after having performed live shows. "When a stand-up comedian does a film, he does it better as he is always live in front of the audience and has...
  • Real-life friendship with Soori helps him on screen as well, says actor Vemal about their upcoming Tamil comedy 'Oru Oorla Rendu Raja' November 4, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vemal credits his long-time friendship with co-actor Soori for their on screen camaraderie. The duo's latest Tamil comedy "Oru Oorla Rendu Raja" is slated for release Friday. "Soori and I are great friends, and then actors. Our friendship helps us bond on screen and that's why our pair is...
  • Photos: 20 times the hilarious 'Dadi' got too close for comfort with her 'shagun ki pappis' on the TV show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' October 16, 2014

    If there's one show that has brought all of Bollywood to television, it is Comedy Nights with Kapil. The highly popular comedy show is not just popular because of its entertaining host Kapil Sharma, but also because of his telly family.The adorable Palak, poker-faced Gutthi, annoyed wife Manju, eligible bachelorette...
  • 'Happy New Year': When Vivaan Shah 'almost went deaf' by Farah Khan's yelling October 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Young Vivaan Shah got a taste of director Farah Khan's strict ways on the set of the forthcoming entertainer "Happy New Year" - as did the other cast members. Farah, also known for her fun-loving and exuberant personality, can be quite uptight and strict when it comes to getting a...
  • From Aamir Khan, Salman Khan on their shows, to Parineeti Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan at the ISL opening night; TV this weekend was a star-studded treat October 13, 2014

    Apart from the usual bevy of shows, Bollywood stars like Parineeti Chopra, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra were seen at the opening ceremony of the Indian Super League in Kolkata.While Aamir Khan talked about road safety issues on his popular show 'Satyamev Jayate' and...
  • Watch: Indian comedians parody Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' to make a point about noisy, unruly and rude revellers during festive season October 9, 2014

    Several well known comedians joined hands to launch a musical to make a point about revellers who ruin the Indian festive season every year with their loud cacophony and unruly behaviour in public spaces. Wrecking God is an answer to those who think shoving their religion in everyone's face is...
  • Watch: A brain transplant. Reviving a dead man with sound waves. Snake taking back its venom: 7 times Bollywood pushed the boundaries of modern medicine and won October 8, 2014

    When it comes to 'desi' badassery, it's almost impossible to beat writers of Indian cinema. Especially those of second grade films who think up new and unique ways to keep the Hindi and regional audiences engaged. From inventing a watch that helps a person turn invisible to infra-red glasses to...
  • Comedy is an art of body language and gestures: Johnny Lever October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran comic actor Johnny Lever says comedy, which is more of a performance based art, is missing from films now. The 57-year-old actor, who was last seen in comic caper 'Entertainment', says genuine comedy has been replaced by dialogues and punches in films these days. "Performance in comedy these...
  • Watch: 10 incredible stunts of comedy legend Buster Keaton you probably haven't seen before September 6, 2014

    Renowned film critic Roger Ebert once wrote of Buster Keaton that he is "arguably the greatest actordirector in the history of the movies." Keaton, a comedy legend whose dead pan expression in all his sketches earned him the name 'The Great Stone Face', performed his stunts himself. Some of the stunts...
  • Watch: Got 'Bhai Zoned' on Raksha Bandhan by the woman you wanted to date? You need to see this to know what you are doing wrong August 9, 2014

    It is a widely accepted fact that if a guy is 'Bhai Zoned', there is just no chance for him to try his luck of wooing that girl. While being a brother to any woman is the highest honour, it isn't good for your dating profile. A video by Culture Machine,...