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Vir Das For India: The comic returns with new Netflix special

The Indian comedy sensation Vir Das is all set to release his third special with streaming giants Netflix. Titled Vir Das For India, it will premier on 26 January 2020 which is India’s 71st Republic Day.

Das made the announcement via twitter with a poster for the new special and tweeting, “A comedy special entirely about India. Celebrating our culture, our values, our madness, all of it. I would like to humbly apologise for the things I am about to say.”

This will be Das’ third collaboration with Netflix after two previous specials, Abroad Understanding and Losing It. According to Netflix, “Vir will opine on various issues, including Indian customs and beliefs, sensibilities, popular culture, movies, and heroes. 

“In his earlier project with Amazon Prime Video India, Jestination Unknown, Vir travelled the length and breadth of the country. He even performed at towns like Patiala, Lucknow, and Leh, and these experiences have helped him for his current special.”

Speaking about Vir Das For India, the comic said:

“There’s so much about India that needs to be said. When we talk of representing the country on a global scale, we need to represent it holistically. Our strength is our diversity, and this special celebrates the uniqueness of the country’s fabric. We are all so different from each other, and yet we are bound together by a value system and traditions. This set had to be more innocent. It had to come from a place of lived-in knowledge. I have tried to maintain that purity of heart in the writing, and hope it resonates with people. I had a great time writing it because it was a phase of learning so much about India, which I didn’t know before.

The trailer has been recently released for the upcoming special on YouTube. Watch it Below:


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