Fans of the late legendary comedian Vivekh are excited to watch their favourite actor back in action
A poster of the series
Tamil audience were in for a surprise when Amazon Prime Video had, earlier this month, announced the reality comedy series, LOL - Enga Siri Pappom, which will feature the late Vivekh and Shiva as its hosts. The makers had released a hilarious promo recently which provided the excited viewers a sneak peek into the series, which will be streaming on Amazon Prime Video from August 27.
Sathish, Abishek Kumar, Premji, Pugazh, Syama Harini, Powerstar Srinivasan, Maya S Krishnan, Harathi, RJ Vignesh and Baggy are the participants of the series. Its Hindi version, titled LOL - Hasse Toh Phasse, hosted by Bollywood actors Boman Irani and Arshad Warsi, was released in April this year, with some of the notable television and stand-up comedians as its participants.
Directed by Madhumita of KD fame, the series, which has its other versions released in a few countries earlier, will require all their ten contestants to stay in a house for six hours. They are all assigned the task of making their housemates laugh under one condition that they don't laugh themselves. The person who who manages to stay till the end without laughing will be chosen as the winner of the series, and will be awarded a prize money of Rs 25 lakh.
The promos of the series, produced by SOL Production Pvt Ltd, made many movie buffs emotional while watching the legendary comedian Vivekh on screen. The veteran actor, who had a few interesting projects lined up, passed away due to a cardiac arrest, leaving his legions of fans heartbroken. Shiva, who is co-hosting the show, had earlier expressed his excitement for having worked with Vivekh, who also happens to be his favourite comedian, for the first-of-its-kind Tamil comedy series. Sathish, who is one of the contestants of the show, also expressed happiness for having worked with a senior like Vivekh.