Comedy: News

09 May 2023

Bigg Boss

'Lock Upp' winner Munawar Faruqui approached for 'Bigg Boss OTT'

Bigg Boss is one of India's most-watched reality shows. Its fan following is so huge that the makers adapted the show into several regional versions and for the OTT space, too.

04 May 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Biswa Kalyan Rath's 'Mood Kharab' standup special trailer out

Biswa Kalyan Rath is one of the most known faces in the Indian comedy circuit. The comedian is known for his trademark delivery style and his accent adds as an X factor.

03 Apr 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Understanding sub-genres of comedy films with prominent examples

Comedy is a multilayered film genre and cannot be straitjacketed into simply one broad category.

05 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

'Still hurts,' Chris Rock jokes about Will Smith's Oscars slap 

It is no secret that last year's Will Smith slap controversy, the most infamous moment in the Academy Awards history, is forever etched in audiences' memories.

28 Feb 2023

Comedy Shows

Catch start-up comedian Kenny Sebastian live in Delhi this weekend

"There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor" - Charles Dickens.

20 Feb 2023


Veteran comedian, actor Richard Belzer passes away at 78

Veteran comedian Richard Belzer, known for his work across stand-up and television shows, breathed his last at his home in Bozouls, France. He was 78.

14 Feb 2023

Tanmay Bhat

Tanmay Bhat's Kotak Mahindra ad campaign draws flak: Know everything

Comedian Tanmay Bhat and controversies have become synonymous with each other.

14 Feb 2023


Amy Poehler and Tina Fey announce first joint live-comedy tour

The former Saturday Night Live costars, comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey announced their first live comedy tour together named Tina Fey & Amy Poehler: Restless Leg Tour.

03 Feb 2023

OTT releases

'Cunk On Earth': Reasons to watch Netflix's latest mockumentary

Netflix has spoilt us with options of numerous comedies and docuseries. The latest offering from the streaming platform is a hilarious mockumentary, Cunk On Earth.

22 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

Remembering writer-director Neeraj Vora's best work on his birth anniversary

Actor, writer, and director Neeraj Vora would have turned 60 today.

18 Jan 2023


Retta to lead 'Murder by the Book' for NBC 

NBC is gearing up for yet another mystery-drama series with stand-up comedian and actor Retta.

18 Jan 2023


Happy birthday Jason Segel! 5 best performances of 'HIMYM' actor

Jason Segel has become a household name for acting in the American sitcom How I Met Your Mother. He will be remembered by pop culture for his epic comic timing and charming looks.

04 Jan 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Everything to know about Netflix's upcoming 'That '90s Show'

Netflix's upcoming period teen sitcom That '90s Show will be premiering on the OTT giant on January 19, 2023.

26 Dec 2022


'Selective Outrage': Chris Rock to headline Netflix stand-up comedy special

Streaming giant Netflix has announced that Hollywood star Chris Rock will be back on the platform with a live stand-up comedy special, titled Selective Outrage, on March 4, 2023.

25 Dec 2022

Raju Srivastava

Raju Srivastava's birth anniversary: 5 lesser-known facts about comedy king

The undisputed frontrunner of comedy in India and a pioneer in stand-up comedy, Raju Srivastava left behind a grieving nation when he passed away in September after remaining in the hospital for over 40 days.

09 Nov 2022


Remembering top 5 Leslie Phillips performances

British actor Leslie Phillips, known for his comedic roles in Carry On movies and voice of the Sorting Hat in Harry Potter films, died aged 98, reported Associated Press.

04 Nov 2022

Bollywood Films

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are major genres of films?

Every cinematic offering is categorized into a certain genre, which specifies its themes, core content, and comprehensive nature.

27 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi Police denies permission for stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui's show

Stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui has run into trouble yet again.

10 Aug 2022

TV News

Actor-comedian Raju Srivastava suffers heart attack; admitted to AIIMS

Actor and comedy stalwart Raju Srivastava suffered a mild heart attack on Wednesday (August 10) in New Delhi.

17 May 2022


5 underrated romantic comedies to watch on Netflix

Who doesn't like a feel-good, soul-stirring romcom?

20 Apr 2022

Upcoming Movies

'Ante Sundaraniki' teaser: Fun ride led by Nani, Nazriya Nazim

Ante Sundaraniki finally got its first teaser!

15 Apr 2022


'Man Vs Bee': Netflix-Rowan Atkinson's show gets a June date

Man Vs Bee gets a release date.

05 Apr 2022


5 best comedy films you can currently watch on Netflix

The comedy genre never fails us!

24 Mar 2022

Arshad Warsi

Arshad Warsi aboard 'Jeevan Bheema Yojana,' to play double role

For the first time in his career, Arshad Warsi will be seen in a double role in his next film, titled Jeevan Bheema Yojana.

23 Mar 2022

Munawar Faruqui

Who is Nalin Yadav, the co-accused in Munawar Faruqui case?

For comedian Nalin Yadav, life has been riddled with difficulties ever since he was arrested for allegedly hurting religious sentiments last year.

24 Sep 2021

Kapil Sharma

Why is 'The Kapil Sharma Show' facing an FIR?

The Kapil Sharma Show has landed in a legal soup!

19 Jul 2021

Paresh Rawal

'Aankh Micholi': Motion poster introduces characters in an 'eye-conic' style

Makers unveiled the motion poster of Umesh Shukla's upcoming family entertainer Aankh Micholi on Monday.

03 Jul 2021

Bharti Singh

Happy Birthday, Bharti Singh: From 'Lalli' to queen of comedy

Bharti Singh is one of the most popular names in the comedy business.

04 Mar 2021


Netflix releases Fast Laughs, a TikTok-rivaling short video feature

Noticing its audience's decreasing attention span and the success of short-video platforms like TikTok, Netflix has now created a similar feature.

23 Nov 2020


'Coming 2 America' lands Amazon Prime Video release in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught Hollywood that comedy is enjoyed the best at the comforts of home.

19 Oct 2020

Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh teams up with Rohit Shetty for 'Cirkus'

After Simmba and Sooryavanshi, Ranveer Singh is all set to team up with Rohit Shetty for the third time for an upcoming comedy film, Cirkus.

11 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

'Black-ish' episode banned from ABC available on Hulu

Hulu has a surprise for Black-ish fans.

28 Oct 2019

Akshay Kumar

'Housefull 4' crosses Rs. 50 crore mark at box office

Despite scathing reviews, Akshay Kumar-starrer comedy film Housefull 4 has managed to rake in a massive Rs. 50 crore at the box office within three days of hitting the theaters.

26 Aug 2019


Seven best comedy movies you can watch on Netflix now

Who doesn't love comedy movies?

21 Jul 2019


Indian comedian dies on stage; audience mistook it for performance

In a tragic incident, a 36-year-old Indian stand-up comedian died on stage while performing his set in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.