Vir Das takes on Death, Indian government and Coronavirus in episode 4 of TenOnTen titled ‘Jokes for the Dead


Vir Das has aced the format of lockdown comedy. Last year the ace comedian, did a series of lockdown shows and recorded even a Netflix special amid the lockdown, did stand up for causes and now with the brutal second wave have hit India like a tsunami, Vir Das is doing a series of shows again.

Intended with touching upon important topics amid the gloom and also contributing these shows for charity, the series titled TenOnTen in its latest episode touches sensitively on the ironic topic of Jokes for the Dead. By using humour, Vir Das touches the topic of death and the failure of a system of governance at large. He also comes to highlight the importance of human spirit and how Indians have come to the rescue as people, not authorities to help each other during this time of grief. Using comedy to touch upon the reality of the situation in India, Vir paints a picture of reality of the COVID situation in India.

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Here's why you should keep your grief aside and have a good laugh:

COVID-19 as the main culprit

Taking a dig at the US

Calling the Indian Government out for their mismanagement 

British Royal Family, death of Prince Philip and the racist tag that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry accused them of


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