Vir Das’ newest comedy particular is headed to Netflix on December 26. First found on the platform’s worldwide listings and confirmed by Devices 360 through the Netflix web site, his upcoming stand-up particular, “Vir Das: Touchdown,” sees the titular comic delving deep into his childhood in India, “the perils of concern, and discovering his toes on the earth.” This marks his fourth Netflix stand-up particular, excluding 2020’s Outdoors In, the place he carried out on-line reveals to a homebound viewers, within the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. His new Netflix collaboration comes after an virtually two-year break, throughout which he starred in Judd Apatow’s The Bubble.
Das started his partnership with Netflix in 2017, together with his particular Overseas Understanding, which tackled themes of nationalism, globalism, and politics in two cross-cut performances in New York and New Delhi.
The stand-up marked the primary time an Indian comic was featured on the platform’s specials record, persevering with the pattern of evaluating cultures with the West. His different two mainline specials, Shedding it and Vir Das for India, had been launched in 2018 and 2020, respectively.
Earlier this month, Das’s Bengaluru present needed to be cancelled reportedly owing to protests accusing him of portraying India in “a nasty mild”. “Hey, people. Resulting from unavoidable circumstances, we’re pushing the Bengaluru present. New particulars and dates quickly. Sorry for the inconvenience,” he stated in an Instagram put up. The dwell present was scheduled for November 20, however hasn’t been rescheduled since.
Vir Das: Touchdown drops December 26 on Netflix. Will probably be solely the second Indian stand-up particular on Netflix in 2022, following Kapil Sharma: I’m Not Done Yet again in January.