"Safar Filmy Comedy Ka" Celebrates a Century of Indian cinema

Safar Filmy Comedy Ka (SAB TV)

Mumbai, January 22, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio / Business News This Week) Is Bollywood synonymous to comedy and entertainment for you? If yes, then SAB TV’s ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ - A tribute to comedy across 100 years of cinema is just the treat for you. ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ is a non-fiction show from SAB TV that traces the journey of comedy through 100 years of cinema. The show premiering on January 27, 2013 at 9pm will be hosted by Sunil Grover, a well-known name in comedy and Muskaan Mihani.

Each episode of ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ will showcase one trend of comedy including physical, action, slapstick, cult comedy, mistaken identity, etc across 100 years of cinema. Paying tribute to popular comedians of Bollywood from different eras, each captivating episode of ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ will feature veteran actors like Juhi Chawla, Prem Chopra, Divya Dutta, Rajpal Yadav, Sanjay Mishra and Asrani share their cinematic experience in comedy with the audience. The show is being produced by Mr. Dheeraj Kumar & Zuby Kochhar of Creative Eye Limited.

Mr. Anooj Kapoor, EVP & Business Head, SAB TV said, “The style, content and pace of Indian movies has advanced vastly over the years and so has the way in which the film industry treats comedy. Comedy as a genre has evolved so much so that comedy centric movies are turning out to be blockbusters. ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ is a tribute to the contribution of comedians and industry veterans towards the genre of comedy. ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ will offer differentiated content to its viewers & a great family viewing experience.”

Sunil Grover, who’s well known for mimicry and stand-up comedy, says, ‘‘I’m making a come-back to the SAB TV family with ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’. It is an honour to be a working alongside industry legends, actors who have redefined comedy over the years. I have always admired and looked upto them, their contribution to films is phenomenal. I have learnt so much from them and I feel honored that I get to relive their magical moments with them”.

Muskaan Mihani says, “Comedy has always been my favourite genre. ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ enables me to experience the journey of industry stalwarts who have given award winning performances. By being a part of this show, I feel I am honouring comedy in my own little way.”

SAB TV’s ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ is the ultimate comedy blockbuster on TV! Enjoy this unique experience with your family only on SAB TV.

Tune into ‘Safar Filmy Comedy Ka’ on January 27th at 09.00p.m., only on SAB TV. Watch Juhi Chawla and Chunky Pandey launch the new TV show 'Safar Filmy Comedy Ka':

SAB TV is a part of the network of Television channels owned by Multi Screen Media. SAB TV is India’s only family comedy entertainment channel with a core brand promise of ‘Asli Mazaa SAB ke Saath Hai’. SAB with its impressive lineup of innovative programs and light-hearted content ranging from daily family comedy to path breaking concepts like silent comedy shows is dedicated to promoting an enjoyable “family-viewing” experience. Its programming mix includes Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah, Baalveer, Chidiya Ghar, Wah Wah Kya Baat Hai, Jeannie aur Juju, R.K. Laxman Ki Duniya, Hum Aapke Hain Inlaws, Tota weds Maina ,Chintu Ban Gaya Gentleman, Gutur Gu-Season 2, and features classic films over the weekends. For its differentiated programming and healthy entertainment SAB TV has also won the Brand Leadership award in Media & Entertainment space.