Zee Live creates IP, Supermoon, to bring global entertainment to India
Global comedy superstar Russell Peters is thrilled to announce his return to his home and native land, India as part of his brand-new Deported World Tour. The Emmy®, Gemini® and Peabody® award-winning comic will perform his unique brand of humor in the home country once again. Peters’ new show features all-new material including plenty of Russell’s signature audience interactions.
Peters will perform in India at Supermoon, an IP launched by ZEE LIVE which promises to bring leading international entertainment acts from comedy, music, theatre and many more, to India. In its very first edition, Peters’ will perform in Bangalore on May 29 at Manpho Convention Centre, followed by one in Delhi on May 31 at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, and shows in Mumbai on June 2 and 3 at NSCI Dome. Peters will also be recording the Mumbai shows for his new stand-up special, so these shows are not to be missed!
Peters said: “Going to India is always at the top of my list of favorite things to do... Going to India to perform is even higher on that list!!! I’m so excited about bringing my Deported World Tour back to MY motherland!!! This is my 30th year as a professional comedian and what better way to celebrate it than in the place that gave me parents, culture and an identity!! I can’t wait to see you all there and I sincerely hope you like what I’m bringing!!”
The Deported World Tour started in February 2018 in Perth, Australia and has been seen by over 300000 fans in 40 cities across 20 countries.
Listed on Forbes as one of the top ten Highest Earning Comics in the U.S. since 2009, Peters has spent the last 29 years building a career to become one of the biggest comics in the world. Thanks to YouTube and his global following, Peters has sold-out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House. Peters has also performed for the troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and on the USS Eisenhower and the HMCS Winnipeg, and appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Lopez Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and on HBO, CNN, MTV, BBC, Showtime and Comedy Central. Peters 2010 memoir, Call Me Russell, was a Globe and Mail number one bestseller in Canada.
Swaroop Banerjee, COO, ZEE LIVE, said: “Supermoon is a dream project. We’ve curated this property with an ambition of bringing the magnificent talent from across the world closer to the fans in India. We want the Indian audiences to experience the larger than life performances which are fulfilling to the soul. I promise the audience will be enthralled with our upcoming events under the Supermoon flagship.”
He also added “In our very first edition, we are thrilled to bring the most celebrated comedian to India. A few years back, India’s comedy scene was dominated by Bollywood or established TV stars. Today, we see a new generation of comedians who are consistently churning out original content. With Supermoon, ZEE LIVE is supporting the growth of stand-up in India.”
VG Jairam, Co-Founder. Fountainhead Mktg & Oranjuice Entertainment, said, “Oranjuice Entertainment is proud to partner with ZEE LIVE to bring the best of international live entertainment talent for Indian markets. This is a long-term partnership with a vision to deliver quality live entertainment experiences to audiences across the country where we are super excited to associate with Supermoon and Russell Peters, the global superstar of comedy, who is bringing his current world tour “The Deported Tour” to India.”
The ticket sales for Supermoon will start on April 24 and will be available on: