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The Kapil Sharma Show Renewed For a Year

There was talk that the show was not garnering ample ratings, especially after actors Sunil Grover, Ali Asgar and Chandan Prabhakar walked out following a spat.


Updated:August 21, 2017, 6:07 PM IST
The Kapil Sharma Show Renewed For a Year
Kapil Sharma with the cast of Daddy (Image courtesy: Yogen Shah)

Ace comedian and actor Kapil Sharma’s comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show, which has been facing difficulties in garnering huge TRPs in the recent past, has fortunately been renewed by channel Sony Entertainment Television. The decision was announced on Monday.

There has been buzz about the show’s TRP witnessing a dip particularly after actors Sunil Grover, Ali Asgar and Chandan Prabhakar decided to exit the show.

Kapil, who is visibly elated with the renewal of his contract, said in a statement: "I am deeply touched with the warmth and love the audience has showered on us over the years. It's their belief and undying devotion that encourages us to continue to reinvent ourselves and bring smiles to every household week on week."

"I am grateful to Sony Entertainment Channel for believing in me and our show and supporting us in creating and bringing unlimited entertainment to every household every weekend," he said in statement.

While speaking to IANS Danish Khan, Executive Vice President and Head at Sony Entertainment Television appreciated the show’s concept “The Kapil Sharma Show bring smiles to millions of viewers every weekend nights across the globe,” he was quoted as saying by IANS.

"Kapil is an extraordinary talent and we are delighted to have further cemented our relationship with extension of this contract. We are confident that the show and it's talented cast will continue to enthrall the audiences across the globe," Danish added.

(With inputs from IANS)

| Edited by: Divya Pal
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