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Colors Tamil announces new comedy show with Robo Shankar

The show titled 'Kanni Theevu Ullasa Ulagam 2.0' premieres on 1 August.

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Mumbai: Regional GEC Colors Tamil, on Wednesday, announced the launch of a new spoof comedy, 'Kanni Theevu Ullasa Ulagam 2.0'. The one-hour show premieres on 1 August, Sunday, at 7 pm.

Spread across four segments, 'Kanni Theevu Ullasa Ulagam 2.0' features actor-comedian Robo Shankar as King Jalsanandha, and other popular television artists including Madhumita, and Shakeela. The story unfolds through various rib-tickling incidents that happen in the king’s cast away island. Joining the comedy club every Sunday will be ‘All Access Rajaguru’ essayed by Dindugal Saravanan, comedy duo Mullai and Gothandam as R&D scientists of the island, and Amuthavanan who performs skits to keep the king entertained. Varalalaxmi Sarathkumar will be seen as a guest on the island during the launch episode.

Commenting on the development, Colors Tamil, business head, Anup Chandrasekharan, said, “We are thrilled to be launching Kanni Theevu Ullasa Ulagam 2.0. With the who's who of the comedy world roped in to perform under one roof, this show will definitely set a new benchmark in the Tamil GEC space. Our proposition to offer viewers refreshing content has been the driving force behind such truly innovative shows. We are confident that King Jalsa and his island residents will become a household favorite instantly.”

“I’m glad to start my second innings on television with a young, dynamic channel like Colors Tamil. The idea of Kanni Theevu is very unique and brilliant, and I am thrilled to play the character King Jalsananda. It feels great to be working alongside a talented cast. It is going to be a laugh riot, and we can’t wait to show our viewers what we have been working on,” Robo Shankar added.

The show will also be available on Colors' OTT platform, Voot.

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