Kapil Sharma, having conquered the hearts of many with Comedy Nights With Kapil, is now ready to try Bollywood with Yash Raj Films' 'Bank Chor'. Kapil's rise on television from being a stand-up comedian to one of the country's most sought after entertainers is the stuff fairy tales are made of. However, the comic entertainer reveals he is not willing to allow his show, Comedy Nights With Kapil, to suffer at any cost.
Excerpts from an interview:
Q: Your one tweet has caused a nation-wide furore. Apparently you decided to end Comedy Nights... without consulting Colors?
A: (Sighs) I give my life and blood to the show. Even now as I talk to you I haven't slept for the last 36 hours. I'll never give up the show. I just wanted a break because I was exhausted.
Q: Absolutely. I hear the channel was taken aback by your tweet announcing the show's end. What made you take that shocking decision?
A: Every show has it own profile and destiny. The format on 'Comedy Nights...' required me to put together 26 episodes around the adventures of six family members. The 26 episodes stretched into 50 and then into a 100 episodes. I felt we needed to reinvent ourselves.
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