Premiering 7th June, enjoy this laughter ride with performances by Anubhav Singh Bassi, Rahul Dua, Sumaira Shaikh, Sumit Anand and many more
by Suman Gupta
National, June 2019: ZEE5, India’s fastest growing OTT platform launches ‘Comedy Shots’ and marks its foray into the stand-up comedy genre. The show has an exciting line-up starring Anubhav Singh Bassi, Gaurav Kapoor, Rahul Dua, Sumit Anand, Sumaira Shaikh, Aadar Malik, Pratyush Chaubey and Sanjay Rajoura, the 8-episode series premieres on 7th June 2019 with 2 episodes releasing every week on ZEE5.
The topics for ‘Comedy Shots’ have been carefully handpicked and creatively rendered. Each artist developed a new script and performed it in the presence of a live audience at a studio in Mumbai. It was a full house and the audience gave a unanimous cheer for each of the acts.
Sharing his thoughts about the show, Anubhav Singh Bassi said, “Stand-up comedy has gained significant momentum in India and it is amazing how it has taught each one of us to laugh at ourselves. We are excited to put this show together on ZEE5 and are hoping to reach a wider audience with the platforms extensive reach.”
Sharing his experience Rahul Dua shares “There is nothing better for a comedian that his jokes are appreciated by the audience, and I’m thrilled that this happened at the Zee5 shoot. Looking forward for the show launch. Keeping fingers crossed!”
Aparna Acharekar, Programming Head, ZEE5 India said, “We at ZEE5 are trying to curate a diverse bouquet of content for our viewers and with Comedy Shots we foray into a new segment. The show received a fantastic response from the live audiences and we are now looking forward to the reactions we receive on the platform. The promising talent pool of comedians promise to entertain our subscribers with relatable topics in their own style.”
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About ZEE5: ZEE5 is the digital entertainment destination launched by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), a global Media and Entertainment powerhouse. With content across 12 languages like English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati & Punjabi, ZEE5 is home to 1 lakh hours of On Demand Content and 90+ live TV channels. The platform brings together the best of Originals, Indian and International Movies and TV Shows, Music, Kids content, Cineplays, Live TV and Health and Lifestyle content all in one single destination. ZEE5 offers ground breaking features like 11 navigational languages, content download option, seamless video playback and Voice Search.
About ZEEL:Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEE) is a worldwide media brand offering entertainment content to diverse audiences. With a presence in over 173 countries and a reach of more than 1.4 billion people around the globe, ZEEL is among the largest global content companies across genres, languages, and platforms.ZEE is present across broadcasting, movies, music, digital, live entertainment and theatre businesses, both within India and overseas. ZEE has more than 250,000 hours of television content and houses the world’s largest Hindi film library with rights to more than 4,200 movie titles across various languages. ZEE has also produced several movies for theatrical release and is the fastest growing music label in India.