Knox Grad Vir Das: Film Opens May 10

From: Business of Cinema (Mumbai, India)

Bollywood’s first-ever zom-com, or zombie comedy, ‘Go Goa Gone’ is all set to hit theatres this weekend [opening May 10 in India]. And [2002 Knox grad] Vir Das revealed that he loved doing improv while shooting ‘Go Goa Gone’.

“All credit to my directors Raj and DK who allowed me to go all the way,” said Vir. “I want to do things differently and based on my act on stage, I know that 9 out of 10 times it would work for a film as well. I am an actor who loves to improvise and one thing that I love most is to deliver my lines differently.”…

“When I came to India, there was no audience for stand-up comedians. Still, I managed to create some market for that. Now same holds good for a zomcom like ‘Go Goa Gone’….” Read more…

Update on opening day coverageTimes of India: ” Vir Das and Kunal Khemu are hilarious characters and share perfect comic chemistry.” … Koimoi Inside Bollywood: “an unabashedly crazy film with Vir Das and Kunal Khemu delivering super performances.”