Streaming giant Netflix has ordered for two live stand-up comedy shows from India’s prominent comedian/actor Vir Das, with ‘Losing It’ debuting this December.
‘Losing It’ based on personal life, controversies and world events
Confirming his upcoming stand-up comedy shows through a video clip on his Instagram handle, Das announced its contents would be based on “world events, some controversial topics” and it’s about to get “a whole lot more personal.” The announcement comes in time after the comedian spent a year touring 35 countries.
Vir Das’ ‘Abroad Understanding’ a big hit on Netflix
Das became the first Indian to have a comedy special on Netflix, with the release of ‘Abroad Understanding’ in 2017. The show received above average reviews, based on Das’ critics about nationalism, globalism, good food and bad politics in India while doing two shows in New Delhi and New Delhi.
Line-up of Hindi Netflix originals in the works
Last week, Netflix announced two upcoming films and TV shows are in pre-production. The films include coming-of-age drama ‘Selection Day’ and family drama ‘Rajma Chawal,’ while TV shows include works on a Bahubali prequel series and ‘Leila,’ a dystopian fiction series.