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RED FM Hosts Red Live With Zakir Khan, To Tour 9 Cities
MUMBAI: With an aim to spread laughter across the country, Red FM has commenced its Red Live With Zakir Khan Tour. The tour will span across nine cities including Delhi, Indore, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Bhopal, Pune and Lucknow for over two months.
The tour kick started in Delhi on September 23 at Siri Fort Auditorium witnessed positive response. The tour is produced by Red Live, the live entertainment vertical of Red FM.
Commenting on the association, 93.5 Red FM COO Nisha Narayanan, says, “Stand-up comedy has worked for us in the past when we did RED LIVE WITH KAPIL SHARMA. It gives RED LIVE vertical another dimension as we explore to expand to other formats of live entertainment. Here as well bringing the most relevant and engaging form of entertainment to listeners is what we aim to do. Zakir Khan is a fast emerging successful artist in the field of stand-up comedy and he quite personifies the Bajate Raho attitude in his brand of comic narrative. Given the growing popularity of stand-up comedy we are delighted to announce the Red Live 9 city tour with Zakir Khan. With this initiative, we aim to grow Red LIVE as a larger platform for entertainment and performing artists that goes beyond music.”
Zakir Khan is an Indian stand-up comedian, writer, and presenter who rose to popularity in 2012 after winning Comedy Central’s India’s Best Stand-Up Comedian competition. He has also been a part of a news comedy show ‘On Air with AIB’. His comedy style was applauded in NDTV Prime’s The Rising Stars of Comedy television show. A writer by profession, this ‘Confused Desi’ serves his take on modern India, with a rustic humour .