Vir Das’s Weirdass gets into producing films
The multi-talented actor and stand up artist Vir Das after exploring almost 6 continents across the world is now eyeing into producing content on various platforms of entertainment. Vir Das company Weirdass Comedy after its establishment was immediately positioned as India’s first ever comedy consultancy headed by Vir Das, one of the pioneering names in Indian stand up comedy scene. The company apart from producing live shows ventured into content through developing scripts, concepts for award shows, brand, and advertisements. The company already progressed in producing original content for the Netflix show – Abroad Understanding.
Vir Das is now venturing into film production and developing scripts. The production house is currently in talks with some of the best names in the film industry to lend support content wise on various formats of entertainment. Vir over the years has grown as a performing artist not only in India but across the world and is all set to share his experience by producing content in India as well as abroad. With comedy at its core, this will be a huge foray for the Vir Das production Weirdass Comedy in the coming years.
Vir commented, “This year is a good phase for my company Weirdass Comedy, we’re venturing into production with two big projects this year. Hasmukh is soon going on the floor; I’m also portraying the role of a serial killer in the movie. By the second half, we will start work on Happy Patel and a non-fiction web series. The idea is to build me into an all-rounder content creator with focus on my acting, production, stand-up and writing.”