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Johnny Lever ‘Aala Re’ on Zee TV, comedy king promises a laugh riot

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Johnny Lever ‘Aala Re’ on Zee TV, comedy king promises a laugh riot

Zee TV has announced a new show as part of its comedy bonanza with the launch of ‘Johnny Aala Re’. In this 30-minute stand-up comedy riot, popular comedian Johnny Lever mimics, spoofs and meets celebrities in his own inimitable style every week, Monday to Wednesday at 10.00 pm on Zee TV.

Speaking on the launch of the serial, Ashvini Yardi, Programming Head, Zee TV, said, “‘Johnny Aala Re’ is laughter personified. Viewers are in for a treat with this one. Johnny Lever is a comedian par excellence. The best part is, he makes you laugh by just being around. We have also lined up some lively celebrities that go with the flavour of the show. Johnny will meet them in his own comical manner, ensuring that the audiences are in splits.”

Akashdeep and Sheeba’s Cinetek Telefilms Pvt Ltd is producing the show. The serial has half an hour of rib tickling humour divided into segments by the comedian. This is Lever’s first ever series on television. The first segment has a topical stand up by Lever. Then there are skits where he dons the get up of popular personalities. The ‘Main Bhi Johnny’ segment asks the common man to come up and showcase his talent in booths set up on the streets.

Apart from the fixed segments, there are a few floating segments such as a parody of songs, topical spoofs and mimicry Lever-style. The set is also unique with a street ambience that has different cars parked with lots of people seated in them.


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