COMEDY

  • Stand-up comedians become better film actors: Sunil Pal 3 days ago

    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,...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you identify these Bollywood celebrities posing with Kapil Sharma? August 7, 2014

    You have loved him for his comic timing and the jokes he crack on the celebrity guests who come on his show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'. If you are so familiar with his jokes, can you guess the name of the celebrities who appeared on Kapil Sharma's show? ...
  • Initial contract was of 26 episodes: Kapil Sharma on 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' August 3, 2014

    Surat: The hugelypopular 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' has completed 100 episodes and the show's hostproducer Kapil Sharma says that initially he was asked to do only 26 episodes. The comedy show, which went on air in June 2013 on Colors, gives a distinctive take on the everyday life of a common...
  • Actress Upasana Singh to play motherinlaw August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Upasana Singh, known for playing Pinky Bua in "Comedy Nights with Kapil", will soon be seen playing a cunning motherinlaw. Upasana, who has also been a part of movies including "Mujhse Shaadi Karogi" and "Golmaal Returns", is set to portray a "saas" in forthcoming show "Uff Yeh Nadaniyaan" that...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you identify these celebrities with Gutthi on the sets of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' July 31, 2014

    Yes it has been confirmed that Sunil Grover will be back in his drag act as the girlnextdoor Gutthi on 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'. Considering the impact Gutthi left with her antics and comic timings, identifying the celebrities she left in splits on the show wouldn't be difficult. Take the...
  • 10 ribtickling Gutthi memes from 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' July 30, 2014

    Last week Sunil Grover returned on 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' and he entertained the audience by playing Kapil's fatherinlaw. But all those who missed his famous 'Gutthi' look need not to be disappointed because, this week Sunil will revive Gutthi and will be seen in Gutthi's garb. This character became...
  • Finally! Sunil Grover back as Gutthi on 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: After making a comeback to 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' as Kapil Sharma's onscreen fatherinlaw, actor Sunil Grover will now be back in his drag act as the girlnextdoor Gutthi. The beloved character will return to the screen on the forthcoming weekend in the episode where Akshay Kumar would feature with...
  • Now Sunil Grover to play Kapil Sharma's fatherinlaw in 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Comedian Sunil Grover, whose popularity went several notches higher when he essayed the drag act of Guthhi on 'Comedy Nights with Kapil', is now back on the show. This time, Sunil will be seen as a stubborn and obnoxious fatherinlaw to the show's lead Kapil Sharma. Sunil left the hugely...
  • Kapil Sharma to attend Yuvraj Singh's charity event July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Comedian Kapil Sharma will attend a charity event in aid of cancer, organised by cricketer Yuvraj Singh in London Monday. Kapil had been rushing through shooting of "Comedy Nights With Kapil" to create a bank of episodes so he could leave in time to be part of the special cause. "Yuvraj...
  • 'McHale's Navy' yesman actor Bob Hastings dies July 3, 2014

    Reuters: Veteran Hollywood actor Bob Hastings, bestremembered as a bootlicking lieutenant in the 1960s television World War Two comedy "McHale's Navy," has died at the age of 89. Hastings died at his home in Burbank, California, on Monday after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer, granddaughter Allison Knowles said. The Brooklynborn Hastings...
  • If you still haven't watched 'Humshakals', you need to see the 5 stages humans go through while viewing a Sajid Khan film June 28, 2014

    While Sajid Khan and the cast of the latest movie Humshakals are rejoicing the success of having collected over 40 crores in its opening weekend, but the movie has received nothing apart from negative reviews. Sajid Khan's directorial film has been widely panned even by audiences across social media who said...
  • I am bored of comedies, don't know how to bring anything new to the genre: Riteish Deshmukh June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Riteish Deshmukh, who is known for films like 'Housefull' and 'Grand Masti', says he is bored of doing comedy. Riteish, 35, is known for his comic timing and has won several awards for best performance in a comic role. "I am bored of doing comedies and more than...
  • It's sad that his show is coming to an end now: Shraddha Kapoor on 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor are upset that Kapil Sharma's popular show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" will soon go off air. Shraddha, who has never been to "Comedy Nights...", hopes that soon she would get an opportunity to be on the show as a guest. "I have never been to Kapil's...
  • Rajinikanth praises Tamil comedy 'Mundasupatti' June 16, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth recently watched Tamil comedy "Mundasupatti" and lauded its makers for giving audiences a perfect family entertainer. He also heaped praise on the performances of the film's lead actors. A story set against a superstitious village, the film features Vishnu Vishal, Nandita, Ramadass and Kaali Venkat in lead roles. "I...
  • 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' to go off air from September June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' is set to go off air from September, but will return with everything new, tweeted the show's host and producer Kapil Sharma Sunday. Lately, there were reports about Kapil planning on doing the show once a week instead of twice as he would be busy...
  • 'Silicon Valley' HBO's funny and sometimes painfully real mockumentary finds fans in tech June 1, 2014

    Palo Alto: When HBO rolled out a mockumentary poking fun at high tech this spring, Silicon Valley checked it out. Initially, its namesake geeks and nerds who spend their days coding, developing and hacking in a red hot tech economy weren't so sure it was funny: "Most startups are a soap...
  • Had to make my own ground when Sunil Grover left: Kiku Sharda May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Comedian Kiku Sharda, who entertains viewers with his drag act as Palak in 'Comedy Nights With Kapil', says he had to go out of his way to make comedy sequences in the TV show more appealing after Sunil Grover left the show. Kiku and Sunil made a delightful duo...