Kapil Sharma, easily the most popular celebrity in the country, is celebrating his 34th birthday today. While there have been a number of great comedians who have left their mark, Kapil Sharma is, undoubtedly, THE best thing that has happened to Indian TV today.
Apart from his smash hit comedy show, Comedy Nights With Kapil, there are a number of reasons why Kapil is the best that has ever happened to Indian television.
1 While until Kapil Sharma, Indians were subjected to painful comedy that never really managed to connect to the layman.
2 Kapil Sharma was like breath of fresh air after the eternal smog of painful comedy.
3 Kapil Sharma's comedy appealed to both the mass and class alike. Bollywood celebrities, politicians and the layman, Kapil managed to connect with everyone.
4 Kapil Sharma's comedy taught people to take life easy. By making fun of himself and his family on the show, he showed it was OK to laugh at themselves.
5 Kapil Sharma made weekends fun. His show Comedy Nights With Kapil gave a reason to wait for weekends.
6 Kapil Sharma brought back comedy to the forefront. Comedy is in demand today because of him.
7 Kapil Sharma brought stand-up comedy to limelight. While until then it was just concerts that took place in large scale. Kapil made live comedy shows in demand.
8 Kapil Sharma brought Gutthi, Palak, Dadi and Bua to our lives from his show Comedy Nights With Kapil.
9 Kapil, along with being a comedian and actor in demand, is also a humanitarian.
10 Kapil Sharma made Comedy Nights With Kapil a part of our lives forever.