Amazon Prime Video on Wednesday introduced the launch of the Indian model of the worldwide Amazon unique sequence LOL, with actors Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani connected as hosts.
Titled LOL- Hasse Toh Phasse, the six-episode unscripted actuality comedy show will stream from 30 April.
The SOL Manufacturing-backed sequence will function 10 comedians – Aadar Malik, Aakash Gupta, Aditi Mittal, Ankita Shrivastava, Cyrus Broacha, Gaurav Gera, Kusha Kapila, Mallika Dua, Sunil Grover and Suresh Menon.
The show will pit the skilled comedians in opposition to one another for six consecutive hours, “to make the others in the home snicker and extra importantly, be sure that they don’t snicker and even smile themselves,” a press release from the streamer learn.
The final contestant to stay straight-confronted would be the winner and can take house a grand prize.
The show, which was initially developed in Japan, has been tailored in international locations like Australia, Mexico, Germany, Italy and Canada.
James Farrell, head of native originals, Amazon Studios mentioned, LOL: Final One Laughing is a show which the crew is happy with and they’re assured that Indian viewers will benefit from the format.
“India was an apparent alternative as the subsequent nation to launch this show. Our Indian viewers loves comedy content material and we’re assured that they’ll get pleasure from LOL- Hasse Toh Phasse,” Farrell mentioned.
Aparna Purohit, head of India originals, Amazon Prime Video, India, mentioned comedy is amongst essentially the most-watched genres on the streaming platform and the crew is worked up concerning the show’s launch in India.
“Distinctive, recent and full of funnies, this one-of-a-variety laughter survival show is infused with all the fitting components and guarantees to be a whole snicker riot,” Purohit mentioned.
Warsi, who has beforehand labored with Irani in profitable movies just like the Munna Bhai franchise and Jolly LLB, mentioned he’s delighted to collaborate with the actor once more for the show.
“Boman and I are tasked with holding a detailed eye on the ten contestants who will likely be coming beneath one roof solely with one intention – to be the final one laughing. I can’t wait to see what these gifted comedians provide you with and the way far they’ll go to take house the prize,” Warsi mentioned.
For Irani, LOL- Hasse Toh Phasse supplied a possibility to get right into a “recent” comedy area.
“The Indian audiences love comedy, and with a wholly distinctive format with ten of India’s most hilarious comedians, this show is energy-full of absolute madness, laughter and leisure,” Irani added.