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Who is replacing Kapil Sharma on Comedy Nights?

Vineeta Kumar | Updated on: 11 July 2015, 21:08 IST

'Comedy Night With Kapil' could soon be 'Comedy Nights with Karan Johar'. Yes, the filmmaker, who recently tried acting in 'Bombay Velvet' might be on his way to trying stand-up comedy.

According to a report published in Hindustan Times, Bollywood director and producer Karan Johar, has been roped in to host the show.

Is there too much of Karan Johar on television?

Johar has lately become a full-time television personality. From hosting award functions to judging reality shows - his presence on small-screen is all pervasive.

If he does host 'Comedy Nights', viewers would get a double dose of him as he is also judging dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa with Shahid Kapoor, on the same channel.

Multiple anchors

Media reports also suggest that the producers of 'Comedy Nights' are thinking of roping in more than one anchor for the show. Bollywood director and choreographer Farah Khan and her brother Sajid Khan are possible options.

What, however, is sad is the fact that the makers of the show could not find a single stand-up comic who could replace Sharma.

It would be interesting to see how Johar shapes the show, which is known for its quirky female characters played by male actors.

First published: 11 July 2015, 21:08 IST
 
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Vineeta brings Bollywood fun and intricate showbiz details to Catch/Speed News. She has worked with IndiaTV, Zee News, and is here to provide Catch readers with the best of 'quality entertainment'. A Delhi girl, Vineeta pursued BMMMC from I P College for Women, Delhi University, and craves to know more all the time. When she is not indulging in a serious cinematic discussion over a film she just watched, Vineeta is either reading a fantasy book or polishing her artistic skills.

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