India: Hungama Play, a leading video on demand platform owned by Hungama Digital Media, today launched ‘Comedycha Raada’, a Hungama Original featuring stand-up comedy acts in Marathi. The show includes 10 episodes and features a total of 21 aspiring comedians performing fresh, topical and relatable acts that cover a wide range of themes including satire, a slice of life, abstract topics and more. Hosted by the versatile Marathi actor, Pranav Raorane, ‘ComedychaRaada’ is created and produced by CafeMarathi.
Starting today, the show will be available to stream on Hungama Play, Hungama’s video-on-demand platform. It will also be available to stream through Hungama Play on Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV, Airtel Xstream App, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Tata Sky Binge, MX Player and Android TVs. Additionally, Hungama’s association with Xiaomi will enable consumers to watch the show via Hungama Play on Mi TV.
Speaking about ComedychaRaada, Siddhartha Roy, COO, Hungama Digital Media said, “With Hungama Originals, we have created a diverse library of multilingual and multi-genre content. There is an immense demand for stand-up comedy in regional languages and we are glad to offer ComedychaRaada, a show that is local, funny and relatable. At a time when Maharashtra and the entire country is staying at home to practice social distancing, we are certain that our stand-up comedy special will offer the audiences an easy way to entertain themselves from the safety of their homes.”
Nikhil Raibole, Co-founder & CEO, CafeMarathi commented, “We are delighted to work with Hungama Play again and offer a new original show that provides a huge platform to budding comedians in Maharashtra. We are certain that Hungama Play’s strong distribution network will help deliver the stand-up comedy special to a diverse audience. Given the current situation, I hope that Comedycha Raada succeeds in bringing entertainment and humor in people’s lives.”
Talking about his involvement in the show, Pranav Raorane said, “I feel glad to have been the host of the show. Maharasthra has immense talent and it is heartening to see platforms like Hungama Play and CafeMarathi come together to promote regional comedians. I am certain that the audiences will enjoy watching the show, as much as I enjoyed working on it.”
Comedians performing in ComedychaRaada include RamdasTekale, Nishant Ajbele, Saish Gotekar, Akash Khedkar, Akshay Kokane, Chirantan Lonkar, Swapnil Jadhav, Yogesh Khedkar, Mandar Patil, Spandan Ambekar, Tejas Ghadigaonkar, Kishor Salunkhe, Shriram Parve, Prashant Wakode, Vinay Natekar, Sukeshini Waghmare, Prashant Manore, Sachin Bhilare, Anand Kulkarni, Vilas Panchal, and Aditya Sawant.
Comedycha Raada is now available to stream on Hungama Play and partner networks.
Watch the trailer here :