In India, comedian and Bollywood actor Vir Das can sell out stadiums with his stand up. That's not quite the case in America...at least, not yet. Das is the first Indian-born comedian to star in a Netflix comedy special, Vir Das: Abroad Understanding. He tells us about growing up watching stand up on TV in Africa, going to college in America, making the leap from Bollywood to Hollywood, and why he refuses to use his accent to get an easy laugh.
Comedian Vir Das offers 'Abroad Understanding'
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