Girish 'Bobby' Talwar joins Weirdass Comedy as Promoter Director
Girish 'Bobby' Talwar joins Weirdass Comedy as a Promoter Director. India's only comedy consultancy helmed by actor-comedian Vir Das. Weirdass is a firm churning out long and short form comedy content, on-ground IPs, and works extensively with brands for digital and on-ground brand solutions.
Bobby will now assume the role of a Promoter Director from May 2017 overseeing creative and strategy verticals of the business. Bobby has a cumulative experience of over 16 years in the media and entertainment industry.
Girish 'Bobby' Talwar a lawyer by qualification and a musician by passion has been the Co-founder of OML/NH7, a Vice President at BookMyShow and the founding member of one of Indias most loved bands 'Zero'.
Speaking about his endeavor, Girish 'Bobby' Talwar said, "Post OML/NH7, I was really happy with all I was able to achieve there, and my successful exit from there was a validation of the same. With Bookmyshow gaining an insight into the ticketing and e-commerce space with emphasis on customer data and the kind of content consumption, was an eye opener. Now with Weirdass, content and format creation is the next phase of exploration for me. With Weridass we have already executed a few firsts in India and have a lot up our sleeves in the coming months."
Giving his thoughts on Girish 'Bobby' Talwar joining, Vir Das, Founder, Weirdass Comedy, said, "I'm looking forward to working on the next wave of Indian comedy innovation with Bobby. We've been looking to work together for many years now and he will be an incredibly valuable asset in what is a major growth period for our company and comedy in general. Weirdass has achieved wonderful things this year and our content blueprint for the next five is very large."
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