PREPARE YOURSELF FOR BATTLE OF THE BEST IN COMEDY AS NETFLIX LAUNCHES COMEDY PREMIUM LEAGUE ON AUGUST 20TH


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Sixteen comedians go head to head in this battle of comedy as they not only tickle your funny
bone, but fracture it!


Mumbai, July 29, 2021: If laughter is the best exercise, Netflix presents to you the best workout buddies –
sixteen of India’s funniest entertainers who will leave you laughing uproariously. Netflix’s upcoming
comedy series, Comedy Premium League, will witness India’s funniest entertainers pull out all stops and
go to any lengths to be crowned the ultimate comedy champions. Premiering on 20th August, the series
promises to leave its audience rolling with laughter and struggling to catch their breath between endless
jokes and equally entertaining banter.


Humour comes in many flavours and Comedy Premium League will give you a taste of everything you like
making it an all-in-all entertainer. This war to win, will explore multiple formats of comedy including improv,
skit, stand-up, punchlines, presentation comedy and of course, the iconic roast! For the first time sixteen
experienced comics come together, divided into four groups as they go head to head in this no holds
barred battle of wits and words. Spread across six episodes, the competition intensifies with each round
and only the wittiest team will survive!

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Produced by OML, Comedy Premium League is hosted by Prajakta Koli and assembles some of India’s
most celebrated comedians including Aadar Malik, Aakash Gupta, Amit Tandon, Kaneez Surka, Kenny
Sebastian, Mallika Dua, Prashasti Singh, Rahul Dua, Rahul Subramanian, Rohan Joshi, Rytasha
Rathore, Samay Raina, Sumaira Shaikh, Sumukhi Suresh, Tanmay Bhat and Urooj Ashfaq.


Gear up for a competition where no joke is off limits, no friendship is sacred and all that matters is the title
of the best comedy team.
Produced by: Only Much Louder (OML)

Showrunner: Abish Mathew
Creative Director: Sakshi Khanna
Hosted by: Prajakta Koli
Writer – Kautuk Srivastava
Assistant writer – Punit Punia
Additional writers – Aayushi Jagad, Rohan Desai, Shreeja Chaturvedi, Siddharth Dudeja,
Ashish Shakya (Anurag Kashyap)
Participants:

Lovable Langoors
Amit Tandon, Samay Raina, Rytasha Rathore, Aadar Malik
Naazuk Nevle
Mallika Dua , Rahul Subramanian, Urooj Ashfaq, Rahul Dua
Gharelu Gilaharis
Kenny Sebastian, Prashasti Singh, Kaneez Surka, Aakash Gupta
IDGAF Iguanas
Sumukhi Suresh, Tanmay Bhat, Rohan Joshi, Sumaira Shaikh
Special Appearance:
Anurag Kashyap

About Comedy Premium League:

16 of Indian’s funniest entertainers are split into 4 teams and go head-to-head in a battle of wits and
wisecracks. Funnybones will not just be tickled, but will be left fractured as they battle it out to be
crowned the ultimate comedy champs.

About Netflix:

Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with over 209 million paid memberships in
over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres
and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any
internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or
commitments.

About OML:

OML is a global, artist-first media and entertainment company, creating cutting-edge content in all genres
for OTT platforms, television and brands and producing some of India’s biggest live entertainment
properties. Headquartered in Mumbai with teams in Russia, Poland & Thailand, OML was founded in
2001 to book and manage artists across all genres of entertainment.
Our award-winning content studio has produced The Dewarists (which was awarded a Lion at the Cannes
Lion 2012), Comicstaan, On Air with AIB, Chacha Vidhayak Hai Humare, One Mic Stand, Pushpavalli and
over 45 stand up specials on Amazon and Netflix, amongst others. Some of India’s biggest live
entertainment properties promoted by OML include Bacardi NH7 Weekender (described by The Guardian
as “India’s answer to Glastonbury”), Breezer Vivid Shuffle (India’s largest hip hop festival) and comedy
properties — LOLstars and Headliners.
OML exclusively represents a versatile portfolio of 80+ comedians, creators, writers, directors,
storytellers, mentalists and dancers that includes Zakir Khan, Kanan Gill, Tanmay Bhat, Biswa Kalyan
Rath, Dolly Singh, Aisha Ahmed, Sumukhi Suresh, Dhruv Sehgal, Chirag Mahabal, Suhani Shah and
Anuradha Tiwari to name a few.

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