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The Marvelous Ms. Comics: Stand-up Series Review

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Comedians: Prashasti Singh, Sonali Thakker, Neeti Palta, Aishwarya Mohanraj, Niveditha Prakasam, Kaneez Surka, Sumaira Shaikh, Sejal Bhat.
Channel: Amazon Prime Video India (YouTube).
Language: Hindi, English.
Release Date: 11th December 2018.

Synopsis:

Amazon Prime India, as an ode to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, has released stand-up pieces by the 8 leading female comic artists in India, keeping to the theme and talking about their journey into the world of stand-up comedy, and what it means when you get a tag of ‘female’ before ‘comedian’.

Yay!

  • A lesson in comedy, this stand-up series sheds light on the hardships or challenges women face when they choose stand-up as a career, in a humorous way.
  • The 8-episode series is a treat for all The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel fans, as the whole set, from the stage, costumes to even theme are inspired from the original show. Bonus points for creating such a unique, subtle, yet direct promotional strategy.
  • Every artist brings their signature style to the performance, turning it into an interesting and refreshing experience- with all their individual stories of becoming a comic, making it that much more personal and hence effective.
  • The blend of real issues and comedy quotient is balanced perfectly by each performer, creating a fun vibe.
  • Though everyone has given an amazing performance, Prashasti Singh and Sonali Thakker stand out with their charismatic persona and comic delivery.

Nay!

  • Certain performances can seem a little dragging at some points.

The Final Verdict:

If you’re a fan of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, this is a perfect Indian stand-up twist by your favorite artists.

Watch All The Pieces Here:

Also Read: Ma Aur Sushma by Aakash Mehta: Stand-up Comedy Review

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