Vir Das
Opinion  /  Published 29.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Dead man wins election, just as well

Ghastly result Sir — Truth is stranger than fiction in a democracy. We have all heard of ghost voters — fake voters or dead persons in whose names votes are still cast — and politic...
By The Telegraph

Entertainment  /  Published 23.11.21

Emmys: Nawazuddin, Vir Das lose out

Actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vir Das and series "Aarya", led by Sushmita Sen, could not register a win at the 2021 International Emmy Awards but the comedian said it was "an honour"...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New York

Opinion  /  Published 23.11.21

Smug self-regard of Kangana and Vir Das

Both Kangana Ranaut and Vir Das have been in the news for their comments on public platforms on which they recently found themselves — Ranaut at a TV ‘summit’ organized by a major In...
By Ruchir Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Often 'harmless' jokes can snowball into bias

Not a joke Sir — It is appalling that the anchor of a dance reality show introduced a contestant from Assam by referring to momos and chow mein, going on to say that none understood her languag...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 19.11.21

Minister ban threat to Vir

Madhya Pradesh home minister and BJP leader Narottam Mishra on Thursday said comedian Vir Das, who is facing police complaints over his monologue “I come from two Indias”, would not be all...
By PTI in Bhopal


India  /  Published 18.11.21

Madhya Pradesh says no to Vir Das

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Thursday said comedian Vir Das, who is facing police complaints over his monologue 'I come from two Indias', would not be allowed to perform in ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhopal

India  /  Published 18.11.21

Complaint filed against Vir Das

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta tweeted: “I come from an India where it needs courage for a Vir Das to say this, I come from an India where many of us admire this courage, yet choose to remain silent.&rd...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Sibal, Tharoor back Vir Das, Singhvi differs

Under attack for his monologue I come from two Indias, stand-up comic Vir Das has found backing in Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor but criticism from their party colleague Abhishek Man...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 17.11.21

Vir Das on his video: It's all about love

And he added, "Please do not be fooled by edited snippets. People cheer for India with hope, not hate. People clap for India with respect, not malice. You cannot sell tickets, earn applause, or r...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 11.10.21

Vir Das on his Emmy nomination

Are you actually planning to travel 34 countries with just that wardrobe?! Ya, ya! For me, it’s okay, but for my wife, it’s a little tough. But so far, we have done pretty well. Our rule ...
By Priyanka Roy 


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