Perhaps the biggest asset of Comicstaan Semma Comedy Pa is Karthik Kumar; he is fairly academic, tends to theorise punchlines, and explains why the joke is working or where the construction is faltering. As is Praveen Kumar, a self-proclaimed master of puns, insisting on tight sets with tighter punchlines. It is absolute joy to watch Karthik break down the fundamentals of theatre; his analogies make you wonder why some of his acts are not as rapturous as he sounds them to be, something he himself confesses — “I’m slightly in a confusing phase right now and that happens to all of us.” Rajmohan Arumugam is a misfit here, although his Mudumalai forest gag is a scream. Mervyn Rozario who has turned host seems like a better fit. … [Read more...] about ‘Comicstaan Semma Comedy Pa’ review: Scattered laughs and pedestrian content
This is an interview which you must read. Here's a woman who has lost her most precious possession and she gets up, looks ahead and continues with her life. The conversation is heartbreaking and motivational at the same time, it's nothing but plain truth and you can feel it as you read through it. Read Irrfan Khan's wife Sutapa Sikdar talking exclusively to ETimes about him: What made Irrfan feel that he should get back on the set soon and do 'Angrezi Medium'?Well, it was simply because his ailment was in complete control. His scans were excellent. He loved Homi Adajania ('Angrezi Medium' director) and trusted Dinesh Vijjan (producer). He wanted to earn money as he was a self-made man and he most importantly needed to believe in himself. Were you okay with his resumption? If not, did you tell him and what did he reply in return?I wasn’t sure. I wanted him to rest a bit more. I wanted him to fully recover. We were extremely hopeful at that time but there was a big conflict. … [Read more...] about Exclusive! Irrfan Khan’s Wife Sutapa Sikdar speaks out on her 35 years with him, “Pain will always remain”
Tabrez urged people who have recovered from coronavirus to come forward and donate plasma. "Plasma therapy is used worldwide and it is an easy method. The administration should appreciate people who are donating plasma," he added. His wife, Kusum, who also faced problems when Tabrez was admitted in the hospital for treatment shared that she had got herself tested but the result was negative. Despite that, many shopkeepers refused to sell the groceries to her at the time. "After coming home from the hospital, my husband faced problems here. People used to call the police when he stepped out. After he started donating plasma, everybody stopped discriminating. Doctors told us that donating plasma is a good thing. It did not cause weakness. It saves a life and hence we should continue," she added. … [Read more...] about Tabrez Khan, a Delhi resident who battled COVID-19, is now nine-time plasma donor
He said that after Mela, in which Faisal appeared with Aamir, he thought that filmmakers would appreciate him for his craft, but he was sidelined. However, Faisal said that it is not impossible for ‘outside’ talent to make its mark in the film industry. … [Read more...] about Aamir Khan’s brother Faisal Khan says Karan Johar ‘insulted me’ at a party: ‘If your work flops, they don’t treat you well’
The teaser opens with a quote from Sultan Ali Khan, which starts by saying 'wrestling is not a sport,' words the WWE promoter Vince McMahon would certainly agree with. But think not of colourful tights and desi Wrestlemanias, Sultan here is talking about deep internal struggles. … [Read more...] about teaser: Salman Khan brings on the action!