The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 2017 | Zakir Khan Features As A Judge While Akshay Kumar Hosts The Show

Zakir Khan aka ‘Sakht Launda’ is all set to make his TV debut alongside Akshay Kumar in The Great Indian Laughter Show that is to be aired on the 30th of September. The Great Indian Laughter Challenge show that probably brought stand-up comedy to the silver screen for the first time years ago is set to return for its fifth season. The show will be hosted by Akshay Kumar and will air on Star Plus this time around. The judges panel of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge has left us all excited as it features our beloved papa’s preacher Zakir Khan.

Know the Judge of  The Great Indian Laughter Challenge: Zakir Khan

Zakir Khan who can easily be classified as the most prominent comedian in the country has a huge fan base. He rose to fame after a video of a stand-up he did with AIB went viral. He was one of the participants in the NDTV prime show ‘The Rising Stars Of Comedy’. Before starting with The Great Indian Laughter Challenge as a judge, he also won the Comedy Central’s India’s Best Stand-Up Comedian Competition. The popularity of the Indore guy can be judged by the number of views he gets on his videos. Considered a humble and a down to earth person he has enjoyed the status of the most loved comedian among the millennials. His style of generating comedy out of sad relationship failures is quite unique and successfully helps to find the connection with the audience. Let’s see what more Zakir Khan bring out in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge.

His recent Amazon special ‘Haq Se Single’ stand up revolves around his past relationships and is not only hilarious but also too damn real. Hope he finds the ‘unicorn’ girl on the show. We can’t help but get excited to see him in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge alongside Akshay Kumar whose comedy timing has already much spoken of.

About the other judges of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 2017

Keeping the host Akshay Kumar company will be three hosts in total in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 2017.

Mallika Dua, another judge of the new season of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge rose to fame thanks to snapchat where her hilarious videos made us fall in love her. She was often seen as ‘makeup didi’ where she would often use a new filter from snapchat and explain it in explicit detail what it looked like. She was featured in the Irfan Khan starrer Hindi Medium and also was part of the main cast in a TV series called The Trip.

Akshya Kumar is not the only Bollywood face to be seen in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. A fellow writer Husain Dalal will also feature in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge show. The writer turned actor and has written dialogues for movies like Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Roy and 2 States.


Ishpreet Singh

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