Saqib Saleem And Shweta Basu Prasad Are Set To Star In ZEE5’s New Com-Rom ‘The Comedy Couple’

The Comedy Couple is an ‘atrangi’ romantic comedy film that tells the love story of a couple who are also stand-up comedians in Delhi.

Kenneth Carneiro

July 31, 2020


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ZEE5 ventured into stand-up comedy with the series ‘Comedy Shots‘. Get ready for a behind the scenes look at what goes one behind the making of these hilarious jokes with The Comedy Couple. This is a romantic comedy film about two people who are pursuing stand-up comedy as a career in Delhi. They fall in love while also trying to find comedy from their relationship. Saqib Saleem and Shweta Basu Prasad are set to star in this unique film.

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Saqib Saleem who previously impressed in his role as the deadly gangster Shiv Kumar Shukla in Rangbaaz will be playing the role of a stand-up comedian in this ‘com-rom’ film opposite Shweta Basu Prasad. Their co-stars will include Pooja Bedi, Ashish Verma, Rajesh Tailang among others. The actors in this film also include popular stand-up comedians Jeeveshu Ahluwalia and Jaspal Bhatti.

Watch out for this film which is set to offer a unique take on modern relationships. The added fun element is watching this couple use awkward, funny and sometimes serious aspects from their relationship to make jokes that everyone laughs at. Another thing that sets this film apart is that it is being directed by Nachiket Samant, who has brought iconic films like Masaan and Newton to the screen.

Retaining the true sense of authenticity, this film will be shot in the popular comedy clubs of Gurgaon which are the popular places for up and coming comedians to practice their craft including The Piano Man, Hard Rock Cafe, The People and Co., among other bars and pubs. This unique and urban love story is one you will relate to if you love stand-up comedy or if you have simply been in love.

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