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Vir Das To Create And Feature In American Country Music Comedy Series Titled 'Country Eastern'

Dec 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'Brooklyn Nine Nine' star Andy Samberg will also executive produce the series alongside Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, Reg Tigerman, and Ali Bell of Party Over Here.

Vir Das Tells A Clueless Whitney Cummings Shah Rukh Khan Is World's Biggest Star; She Looks Him Up On Google

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“Nobody romances a woman like Shah Rukh romances a woman – it’s something you’ll find people saying,” said comedian Vir Das about Shah Rukh Khan on a podcast.


Nawazuddin Siddiqui Gives A Poetic Response For Not Winning An Emmy

Nawazuddin Siddiqui was nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor category for 'Serious Men.' David Tennant won the award for his performance in 'Des.'

NIFT Student, Who Designed Vir Das’ International Emmy Award Outfit, Ecstatic

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“I was over the moon when I learnt of the opportunity. When I got in touch with Vir Das’ team, I didn’t imagine that out of all people, they would shortlist me," said the NIFT Student Pradeep Bhatt.


Priyanka Chopra Praises Vir Das For His International Emmy Nomination

Priyanka Chopra shared a few words of appreciation for comedian Vir Das who was nominated for his comedy special at the International Emmy Awards.

23 November, 2021

Vir Das Opens Up On The 'Two Indias' Monologue, Censorship, And His Emmy Nomination

Outlook Web Desk

"Any Indian with a sense of humour, who enjoys satire, and watches my entire video will know that's what happened in my video and will feel love and feel amazing," said comedian Vir Das on his 'Two Indias' monologue.


20 November, 2021

Bhuvan Bam: I Stay Away From Doing Comedy On Politics, Religion

Outlook Web Bureau

The actor and comedian talks about his content and why he doesn't merge politics or religion with his work.


19 November, 2021

Not Just Vir Das, Here Are 5 Stand-Up Comedians Who Got Into Trouble With The Law

Prateek Sur

Before Vir Das, stand-up comics like Kapil Sharma, Kunal Kamra, Munawar Faruqui, Tanmay Bhat, Agrima Joshua and many others have gotten into legal trouble for telling jokes.


18 November, 2021

Vir Das Joins Array Of Artists Censored In Madhya Pradesh By Narottam Mishra

Outlook Web Desk

After his 'I come from two Indias' performance at John F Kennedy Centre in Washington DC, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra has said that he won't allow such 'vidhushak' to perform in MP.


17 November, 2021

BJP Leader Accuses Comedian Vir Das For 'Maligning' India's Image, Lodges Complaint

Outlook Web Desk

In the six-minute video, Das talks about the duality of the country and mentions some topical issues in India, such as its battle against Covid-19, incidents of rapes, crackdown against comedians and farmers' protests.


26 September, 2021

Vir Das Calls Out To Young Designers To Dress Him Up Immaculately For The Emmys

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor-Comedian Vir Das is out to hunt a new fashion designer who can dress him up for the upcoming Emmy awards where he has been nominated for his Netflix stand-up comedy special, ‘Vir Das: For India’.


23 September, 2021

International Emmy Awards: 'Aarya', Nawazuddin Siddiqui And Vir Das's Special Nominated

Outlook Web Bureau

The nominations for the International Emmy Awards have been announced, and from India, ‘Aarya’, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and comedian Vir Das’s Netflix Special are leading the way from the front.


02 July, 2021

Imran Khan Is A Talented Guy, Whether In Front Of The Camera Or Behind It: Filmmaker Abhinay Deo

Eshita Bhargava

On the tenth anniversary of the film, director Abhinay Deo talks to Outlook India about the film, lead actor Imran Khan, as well as his wish to make yet another film in the same genre.


17 March, 2021

Vir Das Joins Judd Apatow’s Mega Directorial Project, ‘The Bubble’

Outlook Correspondent

I’m very excited to be part of this mega comedy project, says a very excited Vir Das


18 December, 2020

Know Papa CJ, ‘The Global Face Of Indian Stand-Up’ Like Never Before

Eshita Bhargava

In 2004, Papa CJ decided to quit his corporate job for comedy after visiting the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has been awarded Asia’s and India’s Best Stand-up Comedian.


21 October, 2019

If Comedy Offends Somebody, Do More Comedy: Vir Das

Giridhar Jha

Vir Das speaks to Outlook about his latest show Jestination Unknown, OTT platforms and stand-up comedy.


27 April, 2015

"If We've Offended You…Accept It And Move On"

Vir Das

Comedian Vir Das' open letter after cops show up during his show.


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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting, in Murshidabad.

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Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Army Chief Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference in New Delhi. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter...

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In this file photo, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Coonoor,...

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While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta