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Vir Das: His Netflix project ‘Abroad Understanding’ to turn into live show

IANS New Delhi 03 May 2017, 19:00:14 PM IST

Actor-comedian Vir Das's Netflix project "Abroad Understanding", which mainly focuses on global politics, Indian accents and more, will be turned into a live show.

The comedy special was filmed in New York and New Delhi last year in November and is currently streaming on Netflix across the globe. 

Vir said in a statement: "The response (to the Netflix show) has been beyond overwhelming. I had kept my expectations to the minimum and then the response was much rewarding."

"I have been getting innumerable messages, emails which is something I hadn't expected in the numbers it has come in. Many people had asked me much before if this special too would be performed live someday and now it's confirmed that it would happen this September," he said.

The "Abroad Understanding Live" will be a six-city tour, including Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata and Pune, where fans can expect a taste of Indian comedy.