Actor and Comedian, Vir Das announced that he is going perform 10 back to back shows in Mumbai. The shows will take place at the iconic Jamshed Bhabha Theatre at the NCPA (National Centre for the Performing Arts). Earlier, Vir Das was in news due to his ‘I Come From Two Indias.’ He was performing at the John F Kennedy Center in Washington. In video, while announcing his Mumbai gig , named Wanted, background voices can be heard and it ends with a voice saying, “Aaj hum chahte hain ki humara desh Vir Das jaise logo ko pahchane (We want our country to recognise people like Vir Das).”
Making the announcement, Vir Das wrote, “Mumbai! Tickets are now live! May 4-8, 2022. 10 shows at the iconic Jamshed Bhabha Theatre at NCPA. Tix Link in Bio! It’s been two years, and I’m going to rock your world! #WantedTour #VirDas. Distanced, vaccinated, sanitised, tested. Get your tickets before they are gone! No comedian has done a run at JBT before. Oh…and tell everyone.” A fan reacted, “Wondering how your shows will be taken by the people in India.” Another fan confirmed her attendance and wrote, “Got the back seat, most of these were taken within mins.” Wishing him luck, a fan commented, “JBT was the stage of the Roast too …. all the best @virdas.”
Vir Das besides performing live shows, is creating a series named Country Eastern. The series will be about a wealthy young man who hails from India and will restart his life in America with his family. Vir will be next seen in the Judd Apatow film The Bubble. From India, Vir is the first comedian to have his own Netflix comedy special and since 2017, his five specials have been released.
Vir was also seen in the bollywood films like Delhi Belly, Go Goa Gone and Shivaay. In the month of November, FIR was registered against Vir Das for making comments on India. Clips from Vir Das’ video was uploaded on social media where he said, “I come from an India where we worship women during the day and gang-rape them during the night.” People trolled him for the same and demanded the action against him.