SET All Set to Launch 'Comedy Circus'

Sony Entertainment Television (SET) has launched an all new series ‘Comedy Circus’ starting June 16, every Saturday at 9.30 p.m. ‘Comedy Circus’ is a unique reality-based comedy format show that brings together celebrities to perform with professional comedian partners on a highly competitive stage.

‘The show will see 7 popular television actors teaming up to train under 7 well-known stand–up comedians and together they will make the viewers laugh like never before. The contestants will perform before a live studio audience and of course millions of viewers across the country.Seen on this show will be Urvashi Dholakia, Ketaki Dave, Karishma Tanna, Ali Asgar, Kiran Karmarkar, Swapnil Joshi and Varun Badola, who team up with well-known stand–up comedians like Shakeel Ahmed Siddiqui, VIP, Annu Mudgul, Pratap Faujdar, Khayali Saharan, Kashif Khan and Sunil Sawara.’Albert Almeida, Executive Vice President and Business Head, Sony Entertainment Television said

“With ‘Comedy Circus’ Sony Entertainment Television brings to its viewers a unique and original comedy format that teams professional actors with professional comedians taking comedy to an all new level of entertainment. This show will present another facet of television’s most popular stars who will be vying to tickle the funny bones of their fans. The channel has always presented entertaining weekends to the viewers and this show is yet another trendsetter in variety entertainment.” Almeida commented.

‘For those who have watched these celebrities sing, dance & cry… now watch them reverse their roles in the new laugh riot ‘Comedy Circus’ where Jodi Jamegi, Public Hassegi. These unusual jodis will compete for the top position of ‘Comedy Circus’ over 13 weeks. Every week the judges and the studio audiences will nominate 2 of the weakest jodis, one of whom will be voted out by the remaining participants themselves, until the announcement of the ultimate jodi.bThe panel of two judges consists of Umar Shariff and Archana Puran Singh. Shruti Sheth will host the show and will be instrumental in motivating and encouraging the jodis week after week.’ Says Albert Almeida

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