Comedy Nights with Kapil is an Indian sketch comedy show that premiered on Colors TV on 22 June 2013.Many episodes feature celebrity guests who usually appear to promote their latest films in a comedy-focused talk show format. The show became India’s highest rated scripted TV show.The Famous Phrase Baba Ji Ka Thullu is Introduced by Kapil Sharma in this show which instantly become a sensation and took the Country by storm. At CNN-IBN Indian of the Year awards, Sharma was awarded the Entertainer of the Year award for 2013.
After a two week interval, comedy king Kapil Sharma is back on the much loved show ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’. Kapil, who went on a break apparently due to health issues, dropped a hint about his come back in the show on Twitter.
Meanwhile, the comedian has kept himself busy with a tour to the US with his CNWK team and he was also reportedly shooting for his debut film ‘Kis Kisko Pyaar Karu’. During his absence, Arshad Warsi and Sajid Khan hosted the two episodes. However, without Kapil, the show witnessed a substantial fall in TRPs.
Kapil says, “We have seen many highs and some lows on the show. I would like to thank my fans and audiences for supporting us throughout this journey. The entire team is excited to shoot on our own sets once again. Aakhir apne ghar mein rehne ka maza hi kuch aur hai!”
Audience are then asked to laugh a lot during the show, do some random dance or anything which might look funny on TV. Regarding the Question and Answers section, the portion is almost completely scripted with around 4-5 aired on show out of 12 questions prepared. Most of the people asking questions are also pre-defined, apart from a few die hard fans !! The seats are marked with question no.s as well.. so you would have seen people getting up to ask the question from nearly the same places every time.. 😀
Kapil, who is awaiting release of his film ‘Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon’, responded: “Stand up comedy and movies… I hate the way TV works”.