Watch: Vir Das on His New Netflix Show ‘Outside In’, Making Jokes on PM Modi, And Lack of Female Comedians

Vir Das has put India on a world map with his international presence as a stand-up comedian. But he says he doesn't represent India, because a comedian is not supposed to 'represent' anything but a 'lack of logic'. Here's Vir in one of his most candid interviews ever. Enjoy!

Published: December 21, 2020 6:32 PM IST

By Vineeta Kumar

Watch: Vir Das on His New Netflix Show 'Outside In', Making Jokes on PM Modi, And Lack of Female Comedian
Vir Das (Photo Courtesy: India.com)

We think of Vir Das as not just a comedian but an ‘intelligent comedian’. The actor who roasts himself for doing ‘Mastizaade’ in his own stand-ups, is back with a show titled ‘Outside In’. He shot it during the pandemic and basically asked his fans one simple question: ‘what would you do when this is over’. The comedian received many heartfelt replies and he decided to document it forever as a Netflix show.

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In his interview with india.com here, Vir talks in length about his profession, the lack of female comedians in the world, why he makes jokes about PM Modi, protests, and religious discourse in the country, and what actually drives him to keep excelling in this ‘difficult profession.’ Vir says a ‘comedian is a monkey’ and he thinks of himself as an ‘Aquaguard salesman’ who’s selling laughter. Watch this for one of the most insightful conversations with a comedian of international repute.

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Published Date: December 21, 2020 6:32 PM IST