After the success of LOL: Hasee Toh Phasee in Hindi, a Tamil version -LOL Tamil: Enga Siri Paappom will soon arrive on the host digital platform. The unscripted show was filmed before actor Vivek’s disappearance and will give fans one last chance to see it on screen.
This show will feature actor Shiva and Vivek as hosts, with ten comedians including Maya S. Krishnan, Abhishek Kumar, Premgi Amaren, Harathi Ganesh, RJ Vignesh Kanth, Sathish, Pugazh, Powerstar Srinivasan, Baggy (Bhargav Ramakrishnan) and Syama Harini . facing each other under the same roof. The show will air on OTT giant Amazon Prime Video.
Paying tribute to Vivek, Aparna Purohit, Director of Indian Originals for Amazon Prime Video India, said: “This is an emotional moment for us. While we have not yet come to terms with his loss, we feel extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Vivek Sir. ‘LOL: Enga Siri Paappom’ is a special tribute to him and his fans. Vivek sir will continue to live in our hearts and memories. “
“Our audiences enjoyed the Hindi format of the show, ‘LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse’ which premiered in April this year and with deep humility we announced the Tamil version of this international format. Created exclusively in Tamil, ‘LOL: Enga Siri Paappom’ has an illustrious lineup of some of Tamil Nadu’s most popular comedians as our contestants. Along with Vivek Sir, Shiva, one of the most prolific comedians, joins us as host and referee for the show. We are confident that the show will provide much-needed respite and will engage audiences and entertain. “
Shiva, a well-known RJ turned actor and co-host of the series, said: “’LOL- Enga Siri Paappom’ is very close to my heart as it was my last session with the legendary actor and my favorite animator, Vivek Sir. With his versatility and charm, Vivek Sir has already added that extra dose of fun to make this show healthy entertainment. I had a great time co-hosting the show with him. Unique, fresh, and full of hilarious hits, this unscripted comedy reality show promises unlimited entertainment for viewers. I am delighted to collaborate with Amazon Prime Video and bring this unique unscripted show to our Tamil audiences around the world. “
The ten contestants will compete against each other for six consecutive hours with two goals: to make others in the house laugh and to make sure they don’t laugh themselves. However, there is only one simple rule: you laugh, you lose! The last one standing wins the title and takes home a huge cash prize of 25 lakh rupees.
The six-episode unscripted reality comedy series will air August 27 on Amazon Prime Video.
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