British performer Tim Brooke-Taylor, a member of comedy trio The Goodies, has died after contracting the new coronavirus. He was 79.

Comedian Andy Dick has pleaded not guilty to groping a driver from a ride-hailing service.

Actor-comedian Kevin Hart has been injured in the crash of a vintage muscle car in the hills above Malibu.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Following an order of the Kathmandu District Court, police on Sunday released standup comedian Pranesh Gautam, 25. He was arrested a few days ago on the charge of posting a 'foul-mouthed' review of the movie Bir Bikram 2 on Youtube.

Free Pranesh Gautam

June 13, 2019 02:05 am

Pranesh Gautam, a young comedian, is in custody for the last one week simply because he made a critical and satirical review of Nepali movie Bir Bikram 2. Police authority has not shown any sign of setting him free despite protests from youths, civil society and social media users for his release.

Ukraine sends in the clown

May 7, 2019 01:05 am

KYIV – In the 2000s, The West Wing was everybody’s favorite television show about an aspirational US administration—one that fought terrorism without waging war on an entire region or religion, refused to trample on the rule of law, and generally made decisions that were in the country’s best interest. Many wished the show’s calm and collected fictional president, played by Martin Sheen, could replace America’s cowboy president, George W Bush, and his war-mongering sidekick, Dick Cheney.

KIEV, April 22: Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war.

KIEV, April 1: Early results Monday in Ukraine’s presidential election showed a comedian with no political experience maintaining his strong lead against the incumbent in the first round, setting the stage for a presidential runoff in three weeks.

Rajpal Yadav taken into custody

December 2, 2018 12:50 pm

INDIA, Dec 2: Bollywood actor and comedian Rajpal Yadav landed behind bars after he failed to repay a loan of Rs50 million which was taken by his company for the production of a film.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Yashoda Shrestha, wife of legendary actor of Nepal Madan Krishna Shrestha has died yesterday at around 11 PM at Nepal Cancer Hospital, Harisiddhi.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 11: Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

Comedian Kiku moves on to sitcom

September 7, 2017 09:47 am

MUMBAI, Sept 7: With Kapil Sharma's show heading for a "break", his colleague Kiku Sharda has confirmed that he is moving on to SAB TV's new sitcom ‘Partner’ with veteran comedian Johnny Lever.

WASHINGTON, August 21: Dick Gregory, an American comedian who lambasted racism and played a prominent role in the 1960s civil rights movement after becoming one of the first black comics to perform for white audiences, died on Saturday at age 84, his son said.

Comedian duo feted

January 9, 2017 11:54 am

BARDIBAS, Jan 9: Comedians Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire aka Dhurmus and Suntali were felicitated in Bardibas, Mahottari on Sunday.

Comedian 'Lajalam' no more

December 9, 2016 11:13 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepali actor/comedian Rudra Prasad Bhattarai, best known as Lajalam, passed away on Thursday night at his residence in Biratnagar.