Entertainment Television and Kapil Sharma have renewed their partnership. Despite
persistent rumours that the channel may terminate the comedian’s contract,
Sony has extended Kapil’s contract by a year.
Anil Kapoor And Arjun Kapoor On The Kapil Sharma Show Promoting Mubarakan
Danish Khan, EVP and Head at Sony Entertainment Television said in a statement: “The Kapil Sharma Show bring smiles to millions of viewer every weekend nights across the globe. 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 its talented cast will continue to enthrall the audiences across the globe.
Adding to this, Kapil Sharma said: “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.”
Sunil Grover And Kapil Sharma On Sets Of Their Comedy Show
For those who have come in late, Kapil Sharma’s equation with Sony was apparently affected after the comedian attacked his The Kapil Sharma Show co-star Sunil Grover while aboard a flight.
Kapil’s contract was supposed to be renewed in April but three months passed without an announcement.
Then there was the issue of Kapil’s health. Over the past couple of months, the comedian had fainted on the sets thrice.
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In London cast Paresh Rawal, Kartik Aryan, and Kriti Kharbanda were already on
the sets to promote their film when Kapil fell ill and the shoot was called
Then Shah Rukh Khan and director Imtiaz Ali had to return from Filmcity after Kapil Sharma fainted just before the shoot was about to start.
The Mubarakan cast also returned without shooting as Kapil once again got sick.
But it looks like Sony and Kapil are making it work.
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