The first-ever outing of Saqib Saleem and Shweta Basu Prasad, a ZEE5 original, Comedy Couple gets a release date.
Streaming platform ZEE5 announced the release date of its original film titled Comedy Couple, starring Saqib Saleem and Shweta Basu Prasad.
The official handle of ZEE5Premium shared, “Because two’s funnier than one. #ComedyCouple Premieres on 21st October. #JokinglyYours #SaqibSaleem @shweta_official @IamSubhaRajput @TheAadarGuy @poojabeditweets @duhjizzy @YoodleeFilms”
Directed by Nachiket Samant, the movie is based in Gurgaon and is set against the backdrop of the burgeoning stand-up comedy scene in the city. It is produced by Yoodlee Films, the film production arm of Saregama India.
Comedy Couple is based on a story by Bikas Mishra, with a screenplay by Raghav Kakkar and Kashyap Kapoor. The film follows Zoya Batra (Prasad) and Deep Sharma (Saleem) who do stand-up together. It revolves around the couple’s interpersonal relationships, friendship, what they face as a unit, and how they land the jokes.
Apart from Comedy Couple, actor Saqib is also part of 83 ensemble, he will be seen playing the role of Mohinder Amarnath in the forthcoming cricket biopic.
83 is directed by Kabir Khan, also starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Jiiva, Pankaj Tripathi, Boman Irani, Nishant Dahiya, Sahil Khattar, and Amrita Puri.