@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist
Delhi: Vigo Video, India’s fastest growing short-video platform, unveiled 12 Vigo Creators representing Delhi, Lucknow, Patna and Kolkata for the Vigo Comedy Mahasabha. The chosen contestants are all set for an intense and exciting comedy face-off on India’s second-largest video-on-demand platform- VOOT, beginning January 15, 2020.
The 4 episode show will be hosted by popular comedian Paritosh Tripathi and the gorgeous Monalisa.
The contestants will form 4 teams, UP ke Ustaad, Delhi ke Dhurandar, Bihar ke Lal and Bengal ke Babu, each representing their respective states. The 12 contestants from the four states include,
Delhi: 1. Rida Javed 2.Gajraj Rathore 3.Navneet Bharadwaj
Uttar Pradesh: 1. Akhbar Ahmed 2. Rishiraj Mishra 3. Royal Raza
Bihar: 1.DK Nayak 2. Rocky Superstar 3. Nishu Tiwari
West Bengal: 1. Shamishtha Ghosh 2. Madhav Singh 3. Mainul Shaikh
Commenting on the show, Head of Marketing Ashray Sachdeva said, “We have 12 extremely creative and talented creators from 4 states who will battle it out in the hunt for the Comedy Capital of India. Our endeavour is to give a platform to our comedy creators to reach a large audience.”
A hunt for the Comedy Capital of India, this unique talent show will feature 12 promising Vigo comedy creators who will be pitted against each other to win the coveted title for the State they represent.
The creators from Delhi are: Rida Javed, Gajraj Rathore and Navneet Bharadwaj
• Rida Javed from Delhi is amongst the trending faces of Vigo app. Sharing her happiness Rida Javed said, “I am really excited to be chosen as one of the 12 contestants. Vigo Comedy Mahasabha is an amazing platform for all the people who wants to become a stand-up comedian and connect with a larger audience.”
• Gajraj Rathore who is a popular creator on the Vigo app has been entertaining his audiences along with his two friends. The trio has managed a massive following on the app. He said, “Vigo has always come up with many interesting campaigns and Comedy Mahasabha is one of them. I am thrilled to be shortlisted and represent Delhi. Hopefully, I will win the title of Comedy Mahasabha and make my State proud.”
• Navneet Bharadwaj, another popular creator from Delhi said, “Vigo Comedy Mahasabha is a unique opportunity for stand-up comedians to reach a large audience through an online presence. I am happy to be one of the 12 contestants and I hope that Delhi wins.”
With over 20 million monthly active users, Vigo Video empowers users to share ‘real’ stories from their daily lives as well as connect with a like-minded community of similar people. It is an engaging platform for the next generation of storytellers and connects with like-minded users sharing similar interests. Within a short span of time, the brand has transformed into a community building and relationship moulding platform and created a strong and unique identity amongst users.