Vir Das: News

Vir Das is a comedian and actor, who is known for appearing in films like Delhi Belly, Badmaash Company and Go Goa Gone. He debuted on American television with the action comedy-drama series, Whiskey Cavalier, in 2019, where he played CIA agent Jai Datta. His Netflix show, Hasmukh, which deals with a small-town comedian who can give a stellar performance only when he murders someone, got released on April 17, 2020. Recently, seasoned American comedian Jerry Seinfeld praised Vir in front of fellow comedian Chris Rock, which became trending news. The Dehradun-born actor also hit headlines when his elderly neighbor sneezed on him, accusing him of not following social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. He posted a three-minute-11-second video, where the entire incident was captured.

22 Nov 2023

Emmy Awards

Emmy 2023: Vir Das returns to Mumbai, poses for photos

Indian stand-up comedian Vir Das scripted history by winning the International Emmy Award for Comedy for his Netflix special, Vir Das: Landing.

21 Nov 2023


'Vir Das: Landing' to 'Whiskey Cavalier': Vir Das's international shows

Vir Das, the immensely talented Indian comedian, actor, and musician, scripted history by becoming the first Indian comedian to secure the International Emmy for Best Comedy for his Netflix special Vir Das: Landing.

21 Nov 2023

Jim Sarbh

International Emmy Awards: Vir Das secures win for comedy series

Indian comedian Vir Das has achieved a significant milestone by securing the International Emmy for Best Comedy Series for his Netflix stand-up special, Vir Das: Landing.

27 Sep 2023

Emmy Awards

India at International Emmy Awards 2023: Guide to nominated shows

The nominations for the International Emmy Awards 2023 were announced on Tuesday. Among several international shows, Indian web series were also nominated.

08 Aug 2023

OTT releases

Confirmed! Vir Das joins Ananya Panday's 'Call Me Bae'

Vir Das is one of the most known comedians around the globe. The comic is known for his killer punchlines and hard-hitting jokes. Interestingly, he has a decent acting career too and has donned some diverse roles in his career.

24 Jul 2023

Kangana Ranaut

What's Kangana-Vir Das 'passionate kissing' fiasco? How's Hrithik Roshan involved

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut never seems to miss a beat in capturing headlines!

10 Nov 2022


Vir Das's Bengaluru show canceled following objections from right-wing group

Stand-up comedian Vir Das took to his Instagram space and announced on Thursday that his show in Bengaluru, which was supposed to happen on the same day, was canceled.

09 Nov 2022


After right-wing group's plaint, Vir Das tackles copyright infringement FIR

The Mumbai Police has booked actor and comedian Vir Das, OTT platform Netflix, and two others under the Copyright Act based on a complaint from theater producer Ashwin Gidwani.

09 Dec 2021


Vir Das to write, produce, lead Fox series 'Country Eastern'

Comedian and actor Vir Das has bagged a new country music comedy series for Fox.

17 Nov 2021


Complaints filed against Vir Das for recent monologue, comedian reacts

Two police complaints have been filed against comedian-actor Vir Das for using "derogatory language" against India during a monologue delivered during a live event in the US recently.

17 Mar 2021


Vir Das joins Judd Apatow's pandemic movie 'The Bubble'

Actor-comedian Vir Das has joined the cast of Hollywood filmmaker Judd Apatow's film The Bubble.

04 Jan 2021


No video of Munawar Faruqui insulting Hindu deities, says police

The Indore Police on Sunday said they had no video evidence to prove the allegations that comedian Munawar Faruqui insulted Hindu deities during a recent performance at a cafe in the city.

25 May 2020


Angry neighbor slams Vir Das for not following coronavirus precautions

Vir Das just had a "crazy night of zero sleep."

21 Dec 2019

Parineeti Chopra

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

On Friday, a police complaint was filed against actor/director Farhan Akhtar for allegedly posting seditious content and distorting facts about the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

02 Mar 2019

Karan Johar

Arjun Kapoor-Malaika Arora to have a church wedding next month?

Malaika Arora is in love with Arjun Kapoor and there's no denying it.

26 Feb 2019

Karan Johar

#KWK6 Finale: Malaika Arora finally admits 'liking' Arjun Kapoor

Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor's supposed affair has been doing the rounds for a while, but the duo managed to keep it a secret by staying mum.

14 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Wish Hindus on Ramadan: Trump's Diwali-wish excludes Hindus, starts trollfest

For someone who resides in White House, and is unarguably one of the most powerful people on earth, Donald Trump really loves giving fodder to his critics.

22 May 2018

San Francisco

Two new Vir Das stand-up comedy-shows on Netflix

Actor-comedian Vir Das has bagged two more live stand-up comedy specials with Netflix.

15 Apr 2018

Omar Abdullah

Crowdfunding campaign for Kathua, Unnao victims collects over Rs. 25L

The entire country was put to shame on learning the horror unleashed on rape victims of Kathua and Unnao.

12 Apr 2018

Comedy Shows

After show's suspension, Kapil says people want to destroy him

Kapil Sharma finally broke his silence after his show 'Family Time With Kapil' was suspended by Sony Channel, earlier this week.

09 Feb 2018


5 things you can do this weekend in Delhi

Weekends are the only time one can spend with the loved ones. Be it with family, friends or that favorite office colleague of yours, weekends are a perfect time to rejuvenate.