In January 2020, Vir Das dropped one of his most memorable and iconic stand-up specials to date on India’s Republic Day. Titled For India the special focused on as you guessed everything about India and being an Indian. The special now has earned the internationally renowned comedian-actor an International Emmy Nod for Best Comedy alongside the likes of Call My Agent Season 4, Motherland Christmas Special, and Promesas De Campana.
The special was dedicated for the country through Vir’s own experiences both big and small and embodied a whole variety of topics that lent itself to someone iconic moments in the show. The special was produced by Das’ production house Weirdass Comedy and found a vast amount of praise and positive reviews the world over.
Speaking of this exciting development, Vir said, “I’m so honored to be nominated, but I’m just so happy it’s for a show about my culture, and my people and how funny we are. The special was my love letter to India and this is just unbelievable”.