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Max brings back comedy fillers ‘Bittu Bak Bak’ and ‘Max Fully Deewana’

MUMBAI: A year after launching short format comedy fillers, Hindi movie channel Max has brought back the two comedy fillers ‘Bittu Bak Bak’ and ‘Max Fully Deewana’.

The two-minute comedy fillers have been interspersed through the day in a bid to go beyond movies to entertain its viewers. The fillers will see known comedians Krushna Abhishek and Bharti Singh share screen space with new additions comprising comedians Vikalp Mehta and Sugandha Mishra to double the comedy quotient.

Max and Max2 senior EVP and business head Neeraj Vyas said, “For a channel which provides its viewers with a wide assortment of movies, Sony Max has always aimed at going beyond movies to entertain its viewers and give them that little extra to keep them coming back to the channel. Comedy fillers are a novel concept and outright funny which also acts as a stress buster for the viewers.”

This year audiences will see 60 filmy gags which will see a few changes. For instance, ‘Bittu Bak Bak’, the quintessential classroom setup, will now have comedian Krushna Abhishek don the role of a lady teacher Rosy Ma’am. Mischievous student ‘Bittu’, played by Bharti Singh, develops a crush on the new teacher.

On the other hand, ‘Max Fully Deewana’ will encapsulate the philosophy of the channel ‘Deewana Bana De’ by showcasing spoofs on some iconic scenes of Bollywood. The filmy gags will feature Krushna Abhishek, Bharti Singh, Vikalp Mehta and Sugandha Mishra play out memorable scenes from Bollywood in a comic manner.

Comedian Krushna Abhishek said, “The new series of ‘Bittu Bak Bak’ features a new character, a lady teacher. Earlier Bittu was taught by a male teacher with whom he shared a ‘tom and jerry’ kind of a relationship. However, Bittu has developed a crush on the female teacher and shares a better rapport with her. Similarly with ‘Fully Deewana’, we have done a lot of new spoofs on recent movies like ‘Kick’ and ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’.”

Bharti Singh added, “We do not want viewers to go anywhere between movies and thus, this concept of the comedy fillers helps keep them glued to their TV sets. It just makes their television watching experience a lot more entertaining.”