Digital platform, Netflix has announced plans to increase comedy content for viewers in India, by signing up eight Indian stand-up comedians.
The streaming giant will bring stories from popular comedians like Vir Das, Kenny Sebastian, Amit Tandon, Kanan Gill, Kaneez Surka, Prashasti Singh, Niveditha Prakasham and Supriya Joshi.
“Comedy has always been a big part of Indian storytelling, integral to its films, TV shows, and live theatre. As we continue to invest in Indian stories and storytellers, we are thrilled to work with an immensely talented group of comics and create a wide range of entertaining content that is reflective of both the situations that surround us and the exciting comedy landscape in the country,” said Robbie Praw, Director, Original Standup Comedy Programming at Netflix.
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