Comedy Nights with Kapil

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Comedy Nights with Kapil
Comedy Nights with Kapil.jpg
GenreComedy
FormatTalk show
Sketch comedy
Presented byKapil Sharma
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of episodes94 (List of episodes)
Production
Producer(s)Kapil Sharma
Location(s)Film City
Lonavla
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running timeApprox. 55 minutes (Excluding commercials)
Production company(s)K9 Productions
SOL Production
DistributorViacom 18
Broadcast
Original channelColors TV
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run22 June 2013 (2013-06-22) – Present
External links
Official website
 
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Comedy Nights with Kapil
Comedy Nights with Kapil.jpg
GenreComedy
FormatTalk show
Sketch comedy
Presented byKapil Sharma
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of episodes94 (List of episodes)
Production
Producer(s)Kapil Sharma
Location(s)Film City
Lonavla
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running timeApprox. 55 minutes (Excluding commercials)
Production company(s)K9 Productions
SOL Production
DistributorViacom 18
Broadcast
Original channelColors TV
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run22 June 2013 (2013-06-22) – Present
External links
Official website

Comedy Nights with Kapil is an Indian comedy show that premiered on Colors TV on June 22, 2013, Saturday and Sunday.[1] Each episode features celebrity guest(s) who usually appear to promote their latest films.[2] After the conclusion of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, the show became India's highest rated serial in the non-fiction category garnering viewership rating greater than KBC and Big Boss.[3] At CNN-IBN Indian of the Year awards, Kapil Sharma was awarded the Entertainer of the Year award for 2013 by Amol Palekar in recognition of his contribution to the show.[4]

Cast[edit]

Present cast[edit]

Former cast[edit]

Guest cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

AwardsCategoryRecipient(s)ResultRefs
ITA Awards 2013Best Actor – ComedyKapil SharmaWon[7]
Best Serial – ComedyComedy Nights with Kapil
Best Actor - Supporting RoleAli Asgar
CNN-IBN Indian of the YearEntertainer of the YearKapil Sharma[8]
BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2013Most Entertaining Comedy ShowComedy Nights with Kapil[9]
Star Guild Awards 2014Best Comedy ShowComedy Nights with Kapil[10]

Episodes[edit]

Incidents[edit]

On 25 September 2013, a fire broke out on the sets of the show at Film City in Goregaon causing the entire set to collapse and an estimated loss of INR200 million but there were no casualties. He stated in an interview that a lot of Bollywood celebrities offered to help him naming Lata Mangeshkar, Shahrukh Khan and Rohit Shetty.[11] Management decided to shoot subsequent episodes (Episodes 29 and 30) on sets of Bigg Boss in Lonavla.[12][13][14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kapil Sharma's fans choose CNWK". Retrieved May 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ "SRK and Deepika make an entrance on Comedy Nights as they promote Chennai Express... on a scooter". Dailymail.co.uk. 2013-07-03. Retrieved 2014-01-22. 
  3. ^ "TRP ratings for week 38 of 2013". The Times of India. 29 September 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Indian of the Year award: Kapil Sharma beats Deepika, Shah Rukh in the entertainment category". Ibnlive.in.com. 2013-12-21. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  5. ^ "Comedy Nights with Kapil". Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  6. ^ Comedy Nights With Kapil: Rashmi Desai Goes Funky!
  7. ^ "IndianTelevisionAcademy.com". IndianTelevisionAcademy.com. Retrieved 2014-01-22. 
  8. ^ "Entertainer of the Year". CNN-IBN. 23 December 2013. 
  9. ^ Big Star Entertainment Awards 2013: Comedy Nights With Kapil, Diya Aur.., Maharana...
  10. ^ Comedy Nights With Kapil Bags Best Comedy Show At Star Guild Awards 2014!
  11. ^ "Shah Rukh Khan, Lata Mangeshkar offer help to Kapil Sharma for set damage". Hindustan Times. 2013-09-29. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  12. ^ "Major Fire Breaks at Goregaon Film City in Mumbai". Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Loss of Rs 20 cr, due to fire on the sets: Kapil Sharma - Times Of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  14. ^ "Fire on the sets of Comedy Nights with Kapil - Times Of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 

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