Vir Das: Losing It

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  • 2018
  • 1 hr 7 min
  • 7.0  (1,390)

Vir Das: Losing It is a comedy special from 2018 featuring Indian comedian and actor, Vir Das. The special is directed by Marcus Raboy, known for his work on comedy specials for Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, and Dave Chappelle. The show was recorded at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and opens with a montage of Das traveling to different cities around the world, building anticipation for his performance. The set is simple, showcasing Das at the center of the stage with a microphone stand, a stool, and a bottle of water.

The special is divided into three parts, each covering different themes. The first part covers Das' experiences growing up in India and his experiences as a global citizen. He jokes about how Indians have inherited the British ability to queue without understanding the etiquette behind it. He also covers the Indian experience of being non-threatening brown people in comparison to black and brown people in western countries.

The second part of the show is about Das' experience living in the United States as an Indian comedian. He talks about his confusion when ordering food at a deli, as well as his observations of American culture. He makes fun of Americans' obsession with their pets, joking that they celebrate their pets' birthdays more than they do their own.

The final part of the show takes a more personal turn as Das talks about his experiences with relationships, living with his parents, and his fear of being a father. He also talks about the expectations that come with being an Indian child and how it differs from the American experience.

One of the most standout moments in the special is when Das channels his inner Bollywood actor and performs a comedic dance number that has the audience in hysterics. He also incorporates impressions of famous Indians, such as Mahatma Gandhi and Sanjay Dutt, which further adds to the humor.

Overall, Vir Das: Losing It is a hilarious and relatable comedy special. Das brings a fresh and unique perspective as a global Indian comedian, seamlessly blending his experiences growing up in India with his observations of American culture. He engages with the audience in a way that makes them feel like they are a part of the show and leaves them with plenty of laughs.

Vir Das: Losing It is a 2018 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 7 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

Vir Das: Losing It
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    7.0  (1,390)