Delhi: Delhiites witnessed an evening full of endless laughters, stomach aches and humour filled punches as the loud and witty Zakir Khan performed live in Delhi. The event took place on 23rd September 2016 at Siri Fort Auditorium and was organised as part of the 9 city stand-up comedy tour by Red LIVE, the live entertainment vertical of Red FM, India’s leading FM network.
With an impeccable comic timing, sharp wit and keen insight on human nature, Zakir Khan kept rolling out punch lines,that had the audiences rolling in the aisles. The stand-up comedian truly created comic mayhem in town and set the full house at Siri fort in the mood for a laughter riot.
RED FM aims to bring the new wave of stand-up comedy to the masses with this never-seen-before comedy tour with rising talent- Zakir Khan. After the Delhi show which was sold out in the same week of making the tickets live, the comedy mayhem will drive into other cities including Indore, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Bhopal, Pune and Lucknow. After mesmerizing musical evenings, the Nine City Tour will mark Red LIVE’s stronghold into stand-up comedy as well, which aims to celebrate humor and the growing popularity of stand-up comedy as a source of utmost entertainment.
Commenting on the association, Nisha Narayanan, COO, 93.5 Red FM says, “Stand-up comedy has worked for us in the past when we did RED LIVE WITH KAPIL SHARMA. It gives RED LIVE vertical another dimension as we explore to expand to other formats of live entertainment. Here as well bringing the most relevant and engaging form of entertainment to listeners is what we aim to do. Zakir Khan is a fast emerging successful artist in the field of stand-up comedy and he quite personifies the Bajate Raho attitude in his brand of comic narrative. Given the growing popularity of stand-up comedy we are delighted to announce the Red Live 9 city tour with Zakir Khan. With this initiative, we aim to grow Red LIVE as a larger platform for entertainment and performing artists that goes beyond music.”
Zakir Khan is an Indian stand-up comedian, writer, and presenter who rose to popularity in 2012 after winning Comedy Central’s India’s Best Stand-Up Comedian competition. He has also been a part of a news comedy show ‘On Air with AIB’. His comedy style was applauded in NDTV Prime’s The Rising Stars of Comedy television show. A writer by profession, this ‘Confused Desi’ serves his take on modern India, with a hard to resist rustic humour that’ll have you nodding your heads and clapping as you’ll relate to everything he says