Articles about Vir Das

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.

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

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.

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

06 Jan 2021

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

An Additional District and Sessions court in Madhya Pradesh has denied bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui and another accused who were booked for passing "indecent" remarks against Hindu deities.

No video of Munawar Faruqui insulting Hindu deities, says police

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.

Angry neighbor slams Vir Das for not following coronavirus precautions

25 May 2020

Angry neighbor slams Vir Das for not following coronavirus precautions

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

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

21 Dec 2019

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).

Visuals from Jamia not pleasant: Taapsee Pannu on anti-CAA protests

20 Dec 2019

Visuals from Jamia not pleasant: Taapsee Pannu on anti-CAA protests

Actor Taapsee Pannu has opened up about the ongoing countrywide protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police brutality on the protesting students of Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi.

Malaika is special, but we aren't getting married: Arjun Kapoor

25 Apr 2019

Malaika is special, but we aren't getting married: Arjun Kapoor

They will get married in a church this April. No no wait, it is in June.

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

02 Mar 2019

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.

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

26 Feb 2019

#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.

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

14 Nov 2018

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.

Bollywood celebs voice their outrage over increasing instances of lynching

24 Jul 2018

Bollywood celebs voice their outrage over increasing instances of lynching

Bollywood celebrities, including lyricist Javed Akhtar and director Sudhir Mishra, today voiced their outrage over the increasing instances of lynching and pressed for justice for the victims.

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

22 May 2018

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.

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

15 Apr 2018

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.

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

12 Apr 2018

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.

5 things you can do this weekend in Delhi

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.