Comic Vir Das mirrored on 2021, a yr wherein he gained over half-a-million new followers and was slapped with two authorized instances. In a notice posted on Twitter, the comic teased an even bigger 2022, and promised to ‘blow’ his followers away with what he has in retailer for them.
In his publish, which he shared on Thursday, he additionally flexed about his upcoming Netflix film, a lockdown comedy directed by Judd Apatow and that includes stars similar to Karen Gillan, David Duchovny, Pedro Pascal and others.
“This feels unusual to write down, one in every of many ‘finish of yr’ emotional evaluations, however 20 f**king 21 requires this publish. It’s been a bastardly pendulum of a yr. Misplaced my son Watson firstly of it, and was adopted by two stray canines Silly and Lucy. Went from performing for 30 folks in a forest, to the Kennedy Centre. Filmed a Judd Apatow comedy in a abandoned London, and filmed my hardest ever sequence in a crowded Goa. Acquired known as a traitor, terrorist, and an Emmy nominee. Began out actually solely focussing on twitter, then targeting YouTube and Insta, wound up in hassle on twitter for YouTube and Insta. Began out the yr worrying if I might ever see the world once more, ended the yr worrying about whether or not I might ever be capable of come again house. Each labored out. Began out the yr with a house in Mumbai, and now have a house in Goa. Made enjoyable of the news, wound up on the news. Acquired fats on tour, skinny for performing, darkish circles for steering, eyes alive whereas composing,” he wrote.
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) December 30, 2021
Das continued, “2 Indias, 4 authorized instances, 5 ten on tens, 79 offered out exhibits in 32 cities, about 2000 threats, half 1,000,000 new subscribers, 700,000 new followers, 29 million views. As I log out for the vacations, only a fast notice of appreciation for the viewers. Thanks a lot for the assist, on your laughs, and for going out of your method to ship messages of affection and power to my household from in every single place on the planet. Have an exquisite New Yr. See you in 2022. Oh…and I ain’t performed saying sh*t but. I’m simply getting began. Gonna blow you away subsequent yr. V.”
The comic was embroiled in an issue just lately, following the discharge of a spoken phrase poem titled I Come From 2 Indias, which was shared on his YouTube channel. The comic was criticised for laundry soiled laundry within the public, and for portray a poor image of his nation in a international nation. In response, Das instructed NDTV than he intends on making folks giggle for so long as he can.