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“Loving it, on my watchlist”- Fans react to Kanan Gill’s Norwegian Christmas rom-com

Standup comedian and Youtuber Kanan Gill surprised everyone with his new Christmas movie on Netflix that premiered on December 6.

“Loving it, on my watchlist”- Fans react to Kanan Gill’s Norwegian Christmas rom-com

Christmas as Usual

Last Updated: 12.41 AM, Dec 09, 2023


Netflix is teasing standup comedian and Youtuber Kanan Gill’s acting skills in a fun social media post. His latest film, Christmas as Usual witnesses Gill playing the lead alongside Norwegian actress Ida Ursin-Holm and released on the streaming platform two days ago. Now viewers are marching in to express their opinions of the romantic-comedy.

About Christmas As Usual film

Netflix’s romantic comedy is giving Hallmark vibes with their sweet addition about a cross-cultural couple as they return to Norway to celebrate Christmas with family. Led by Kanan Gill and singer-actor Ida Ursin-Holm – Christmas As Usual, is a heartfelt romantic comedy that spiced up the cultural differences and family drama. Based on the true story of a Nordic woman falling in love with an Indian man, Christmas As Usual also features Mads Sjøgård Pettersen in a pivotal role.

Fans on Kanan Gill’s film

Taking to their Instagram handle, Netflix shared a poster of Christmas as Usual and praised Kanan Gill’s performance. “The witty post was captioned, @kanangill is the lead in a Norwegian Christmas rom-com; Is a sentence we never thought we’d say but we’re so glad it’s true.”


Soon various fans and netizens swamped the comment section with their opinions. One social media user said, “Watching it and loving it!!!”

Also Read: Christmas as Usual review: Kanan Gill’s easy-going charm makes this predictable clash of cultures a breezy watch

While another loved it so much and urged for a sequel, “It was amazing haha! Waiting for the sequel.”

Other comments reflected the combined hyped by keeping the holiday comedy on their watchlist. One fan said, “On my watchlist.”

“Norwegian, rom-com, and KANAN three words my brain cannot contemplate together in a sentence. Going to watch”

Few fans were surprised to see the versatility in Gill’s personality and said, “How is he a published author, comic, and an actor?”

Other fans lauded Kanan Gill’s performance and the Indian twist in a foreign film. Check out their comments below:

“This movie was so Desi at heart but shot in Nordic @kanangill full-on desi and love it”

“I watched this movie just for you @kanangill and it is so cute and heartwarming!!!! You absolutely rocked it, man!”

Amongst the comments, singer Arjun Kanungo’s comic remark took the attention. “My new movie is out, go check it out guys,” he said. It quickly followed up with replies to his comment and fans saying they watched it but missed his songs and instead it looked as if Kanan Gill was in it.

Christmas As Usual is currently streaming on Netflix.

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