OTT Updates: Biopic on comedian Kapil Sharma’s life is in the works

Meanwhile, Kapil also all set to make his OTT debut with Netflix’s stand-up special ‘Kapil Sharma: I’m Not Done Yet’

Written by January 14, 2022 17:10
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New Delhi: Film producer Mahaveer Jain announced a biopic on the life of popular comedian Kapil Sharma on Friday.

‘Fukrey’ fame Mrighdeep Singh Lamba has come on board to helm the upcoming project titled ‘Funkaar’.

Talking about the film, Mahaveer Jain said, “Billions of people get their daily dose of dopamine, courtesy Kapil Sharma. We all need love, life and laughter. We are proud to present comedy super star Kapil Sharma’s untold story on the big screen, in a big way.”

The upcoming project is expected to stream on digital giant Netflix.

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Kapil comes from a humble background in Amritsar, from where he had had a long journey to becoming one of the renowned personalities of India.

After winning ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’, Kapil appeared in ‘Comedy Circus’ and several other comedy and reality shows.

In 2016, he landed his own comedy chat show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’, and since then he has been ruling the comedy space.

 

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Kapil had also tried his hand on acting with films like ‘Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon’ and ‘Firangi’. Now it will be interesting to see who will essay his role in his biopic.

Meanwhile, Kapil also all set to make his OTT debut with Netflix’s stand-up special ‘Kapil Sharma: I’m Not Done Yet’.

The project will release on the streaming platform on January 28. On Wednesday, Kapil took to Instagram and shared the update about his special with his followers.

“Let’s meet on 28th January on your Netflix screen with my first stand-up special ‘Kapil Sharma: I’m not done yet’,” he wrote.

He also shared the official teaser of the special.

 

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