Salman Khan’s production house forays into TV segment with ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’
MUMBAI: Salman Khan’s production house Salman Khan Television (SK TV) has forayed into television with Sony Entertainment Television’s (SET) ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. The show will air every Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 pm on SET staring 29th December.
The brand new edition of The Kapil Sharma Show will be produced by SK TV and Banijay Asia. The first edition of the show was produced by K9 Productions and Frames Production.
Salman Khan for SK TV said, “I am happy to announce my foray into television production with the launch of India’s most celebrated comedy show – The Kapil Sharma Show in association with Banijay Asia. I am delighted to associate with Sony Entertainment Television for my first TV venture. Nadim Qureshi – Founder and Managing partner of SK TV and I are committed to deliver quality content that entertains and unites families.”
Banijay Asia founder & CEO Deepak Dhar added, “Bringing back a show of such an iconic stature is challenging and exhilarating at the same time. At SK TV and Banijay Asia, we believe Kapil’s comic timing and mass connect is second to none, and we aimed to bring back that same appeal at a much larger scale along with fresher elements that add tremendous value to give audiences their perfect weekend watch.”
This time around, Kapil will be seen running a ‘Salha Center’ (Consultancy Business) in a Mohollah with absurd characters. The wealthy dairy kingpin Bachcha Yadav (Kiku Sharda) with his dominating wife Titli Yadav (Bharti Singh) have rented out houses within a mohollah where Kapil Sharma, one of the tenants, runs his consultancy business.
To avoid rent, Kapil has made Bachcha his business partner. The other tenants in the Mohollah – essayed by popular comic talent in the industry like Chandan Prabhakar, Krushna Abhishek, Sumona Chakravarti and Rochelle Rao amongst others, are full of quirks and don’t shy away from their antics either. With celebrities gracing every episode, The Kapil Sharma Show promises candid banter and unlimited entertainment every weekend.
SET business head Danish Khan said, “Kapil Sharma is back on Sony and it’s a New Year gift from our end to our viewers. We are delighted to bring back India’s favorite comedy show. This season is produced by SK TV and Banijay Asia and they have done an excellent job. I am certain this season of The Kapil Sharma Show will surpass the success of the previous seasons.”
The first weekend will see the cast of Simmba – Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan and Sonu Sood along with director Rohit Shetty grace the stage followed by the Khan brothers – Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan along with Salim Khan in the following weekend.
The wait is finally over for the Kapil Sharma fans as he returns to television with renewed energy and vigour. After a long hiatus, Kapil, Kiku Sharda, Chandan Prabhakar, Bharti Singh and Krushna Abhishek will be seen performing together packing punches after punches for the audience. Navjot Singh Sidhu will be seen in his elements making appropriate remarks with his trademark ‘shayaris’.