The Kapil Sharma Show: A Review of the Most Successful Indian Comedy Show

In a country that is obsessed with Bollywood and cricket, it is refreshing to see other niches break out of the usual stereotypes. In this regard, we are happy to see comedy shows striking a chord with audiences as well as other smaller niches such as travel and wildlife shows doing well too. In this article, we will be exploring the new comedy show on Colors- The Kapil Sharma Show. It’s been on air for two weeks now, and it has managed to catapult itself into being one of India’s most successful comedy shows ever made. It has also managed to keep its audience coming back for more. But does that make it the best comedy show ever made? Read on…

What is the Kapil Sharma Show?

 

 

The Kapil Sharma Show is a comedy show on Colors. It is produced by the same people who have produced the Comedy Nights With Kapil and the Great Indian Laughter Challenge.The Kapil Sharma Show is a one-hour long show in which the lead comedian, Kapil Sharma, along with other comedians, conducts comedy skits, imitates Bollywood celebrities, and even has the occasional musical performance on his show.The Kapil Sharma Show has been very successful in the ratings game. In its first week, it managed to garner an average rating of 2.5 TRPs, which is pretty good considering that it was aired at the same time as IPL. However, in its second week, the show broke all records and garnered a rating of 5.1 TRPs!The Kapil Sharma Show has also managed to garner a lot of positive press coverage from the media and the general public.

The Success of the Kapil Sharma Show

There could be a few reasons for the success of the Kapil Sharma Show. Foremost among these reasons is the fact that the show is unique in its own way and is unlike any other Indian comedy show. Comedy shows are typically known for imitating Bollywood celebrities and using cuss words and sexual reference for humour. While the Kapil Sharma Show does follow the same formula, it does it in a much more subtle way. Like we said earlier, the show is unique in its own way and is unlike any other Indian comedy show. The second reason could be the timing of the show. Considering that the Kapil Sharma Show airs at the same time as IPL, a cricket show, it provides an alternative source of entertainment for the cricket-obsessed Indian public.The Kapil Sharma Show also has a huge list of celebrity guests on it. The list of celebrities who have been on the Kapil Sharma Show so far includes the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, and many more.

Review of the Kapil Sharma Show

Now that we have established how successful the Kapil Sharma Show has been, let’s take a deeper look at the show and see what makes it tick.The show’s format is very standard and features skits, celebrity guest appearances, and a musical act at the end. The Kapil Sharma Show also has a section where Kapil Sharma takes Bollywood stars to task by imitating them and making fun of their on-screen characters.The Kapil Sharma Show also has a section where India’s top comedians and actors take the stage and make us laugh with their skits and one-liners.

So Why Is It So Popular?

As we have said earlier, the Kapil Sharma Show is unique in its own way and is unlike any other Indian comedy show. The show differs from the stereotypical comedy show by being subtle, clever and hilarious at the same time. The Kapil Sharma Show does not need to rely on cuss words and sexual reference for humour. It uses sarcasm, subtlety, and cultural references to make us laugh. In short, the Kapil Sharma Show is the Indian version of Comedy Central.The Kapil Sharma Show also has a huge list of celebrity guests on it. The list of celebrities who have been on the Kapil Sharma Show so far includes the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, and many more. The show also has a huge social media following and is the top trending topic on social media on the day of its broadcast.

Problems with The Kapil Sharma Show

There is one problem with the Kapil Sharma Show that we have observed. We feel that the show is too long and could easily be edited down by 15-20 minutes and still be as funny.The Kapil Sharma Show is also a show that heavily relies on celebrity guest appearances for humour. We feel that a comedy show must be able to survive without having celebrities on it.As we have said previously, the Kapil Sharma Show is too similar to Comedy Central and could, therefore, be accused of being a rip-off.

Conclusion

The Kapil Sharma Show is a different kind of Indian comedy show. Unlike the stereotypical Bollywood comedy show, which relies on cuss words and sexual reference for humour, the Kapil Sharma Show uses sarcasm, subtlety, and cultural references to make us laugh.The Kapil Sharma Show is also a show that heavily relies on celebrity guest appearances for humour. However, we feel that the show is too long and could easily be edited down by 15-20 minutes and still be as funny.The Kapil Sharma Show is a show that breaks the stereotypical Bollywood comedy show mould. If you are looking for something different and funny to watch, then the Kapil Sharma Show could be just what you’re looking for.

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