Colors will be launching a new comedy show in the form of ‘Nautanki- The Comedy Theatre’.
Starting from Saturday 2nd February, the bi-weekly show will add a dose of humour and amusement every Saturday and Sunday at 21:00.
With a new theme in every episode, audiences will witness a life like magical set made using a special four-turntable construction with changing props that helps the acts to move fluidly between locations while breaking into scenic transitions and settings.
Neha Dhupia and Tusshar Kapoor are the team owners of a ‘Nautanki’ company in search of the main lead along with their ensemble cast of four primary characters.
The storyline moves forward in every episode with these artists playing different characters trapped in various situations along with special cameos by different celebrity guests in every episode.
Talking about the show, Mainsha Sharma, Head non-fiction – Colors, said, “We are exploring an entirely new concept on Television with ‘Nautanki’ using comedy-theatre format of live acts and a special four-turntable construction with changing props that helps the acts to move fluidly between locations. As the pandemonium unfolds, the show will bring to the fore amusing issues of daily life that viewers will find connect with, making it for an entertaining weekend. The uniqueness of the concept lies in the continuous story line that will move forward in every episode.”
She further adds, “With ‘Nautanki’ we wanted to continue with the fun and craziness that Bigg Boss held in the slot. You will see a lot of comedy with drama along with some of television۪s most popular faces and Bigg Boss housemates in ‘Nautanki’ as well!”
Talking about the format, Deepak Dhar, CEO, Endemol India said, “As a constant endeavor to evolve and present something different to the viewers, we conceptualised ‘Nautanki’: The Comedy Theatre – a first of its kind Broadway-style comedy format for television. Comedy as a genre is widely accepted and we wanted to take it a step ahead by amalgamating films, television and theatre to create a light-hearted series that one looks forward to every weekend. We are certain that this weekend show will have the audiences in splits!”