Mumbai : As reported earlier this month by tvnews4u.com, Life OK is offering the sitcom stuff “Comedy Classes” from 7th October at 10 pm which will be aired for five days a week. The channel which lost its ground from No. 3 to No. 5 due to intense competition from rivals with big ticket non-fiction shows is preparing for a big bout to regain its strength by launching six new shows in a period of eight weeks.
Life OK promises to add a smile on the face of its viewers by taking them back to the classroom; yes literally. And this class is one that no one would want to miss. The channel, known for its out of the box and disruptive appeal, is bringing together the biggest stars of comedy in its latest offering “Comedy Classes”.
Produced by Optimystix, the new show is a sitcom about an acting school called ‘Ache Din Institute’ with a crazy bunch of teachers and students.
The class consists of mad teachers and equally mad students where the only discipline required is laughing and giggling, mad teachers such as Krushna, the flamboyant, flirtatious and artful acting coach who is a struggling actor himself and does odd jobs for a living. Bharti plays the dance instructor, whose contemporaries include Saroj Khan and Farah Khan. She has invented her own moves and grooves like Bharti-Natyam and Gambra (a mix of garba and bhangra). The ‘Kanjus’ but romantic old music master Sudesh who never misses a chance to mix two songs to create his ‘original’ compositions and the inimitable Urdu expert from Pakistan, Shakeel Siddiqui, who can speak no more than seven sentences in Urdu!
Introducing the show, Ajit Thakur, EVP & General Manager of Life OK said, “This Diwali Life OK will be the biggest destination for the viewers with 6 new offerings in just 8 weeks. Comedy Classes will see us bringing the sitcom genre back to Indian Television. With the biggest names of the Indian comedy, Krushna, Bharti, Sudesh and Shakeel, the show promises to be one of the most awaited offering for the viewers.”
Vipul D. Shah and Sanjiv Sharma, Producers, Optimystix, said, “Comedy Classes is a very entertaining concept of mad teachers and students who will bring the house down with laughter through their weird classroom sessions. With a strong creative idea and powerhouse of talent, we are sure the audiences would love our new age classes.”
The madness does not end here!!! The classroom also includes a crazy bunch of students such as Bruna Abdullah, the firangi student who thinks if Katrina didi and Jacqueline didi could establish themselves in the industry, so can she. Also we have Madhura Naik, the Tollywood Nurse who wants to make her name as a nurse in Bollywood!
The excitement continues with the owner of the institute Selfie Mausi (Siddharth). She keeps a hawk’s eye on each and every activity in the school but freaks outevery time she hears a siren. And while Mausi is away, her younger brother Naseer (also played by Siddharth), who has just returned after spending three years in a mental asylum,takes care of the institute. The peon, Munna Dubey (Mubeen), is actually a wealthy guy who works as a peon just because he is a ‘khandani naukar’. And last but not the least, the hot receptionist of the institute keeps the fire burning with her latke-jhatke to fulfill her dream of becoming an item girl.