First edition of 'Khushwant Singh Humor Fest 2020 - With Malice all set to take place in New Delhi
Khushwant Singh Humor Fest 2020 is an attempt to bridge the gap between all generations through a single string – humor.
The first edition of 'Khushwant Singh Humor Fest 2020 - With Malice all set to take place in New Delhi.
An attempt to look for humor in every aspect of our lives be it our work, social lives, politics, history or plain simple human interaction, through the eyes of noted journalists, writers, lawyers, poets, performers and comedians.
The show is a masterpiece carefully brought to existence by Rahul Singh (Chief Mentor and son of Khushwant Singh), Maheep Singh (Founder Director) and Jaskaran Singh (Chief Festival Coordinator) in order to take the audience through a journey that not just rejoices good quality humor but also commemorates the spirit of Sardar Khushwant Singh who never ceased to call it a day and drew unique observations out of the ordinary and unapologetically laced it with witty sarcasm. The Khushwant Singh Humor Fest 2020 is a tribute to a man who called a spade a spade and did that very chic!
The first part of the festival includes panel discussions on topics like Humor in Media by distinguished panelists from literary and journalistic backgrounds; Book launches; deliberations and anecdotes by friends and family – known as the "8 PM Bottoms up club" – from his life. Sessions like Urdu Tanz o Mizah ki shayari; Humor in Law; History of Delhi through the eyes of Humor.
The second part will be embellished by performances belonging to various genres with humor and laughter as central themes. Ranging from the traditional Urdu storytelling – Quissagoi by Danish Husain of Hoshruba Repertory to The Kyunki Ladkiya Funny Nahin Hoti – A comedy collective based on women's issues by Mahila Manch, Gujarat.
Not to forget the enthusiastic participation by stand up comedians – Amit Tandon, Neeti Palta, Anubhav Singh Bassi, Rajneesh Kapoor, Gursimran Khamba, Atul Khatri and Zakir Khan, who are already a rage in the comedy circuit with their intelligent and acid laced sets. This lineup will also have the best of Delhi's comedy talent performing.
Khushwant Singh Humor Fest 2020 is an attempt to bridge the gap between all generations through a single string – humor. It strives to bring all age groups and generations under one roof and have a good laugh, bond over jokes and rejoice the hilarity of life, keeping all the humdrum and monotony of everyday life at bay. It urges all and sundry to break out of the mundane and celebrate life.
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