Zakir Khan on Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare: Wanted to tell a story that I have lived


Comedian Zakir Khan says along with his Amazon Prime Video present Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare, he needed to tell a story that he had lived in his actual life.

Khan, one of many common comedians within the nation identified for his anecdotal and relatable stand-up acts, is again with the second season of his comedy that revolves round Ronny (Zakir), who leads a double life. To the world, he’s the nephew of the native MLA, however in actuality he’s a jobless 26-year-old.

The comic, who beforehand labored with streamer Amazon Prime Video for particular Haq Se Single, mentioned most individuals someplace have the aspiration to be associated to somebody well-known.

“Initially, the Amazon guys simply informed me that you’re fairly common, simply make one thing for us. I didn’t need to make a present about random issues. I needed to tell a story that I have lived in actual life.

“When I went to Indore and met my friends, I realised that they are exactly the same. It really matters to them and makes them proud if they have a relative who is a popular figure,” Khan informed PTI.

The first season, which launched in 2018 on Prime Video, explored Ronny’s adventures as he will get caught in a number of conditions due to his lie.

“It is big deal for some people if they are closely associated with a politician. Even if the politician just acknowledges a person, then that person will tell the whole world about his political links. So that’s how the idea came to me and I decided to tell this story through this series,” he added.

The second season, which is able to begin streaming on Amazon Prime Video from March 26, will see Ronny setting his eyes on a greater profession aim and getting caught with a new rivalry and a love triangle.

Khan, who hails from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, mentioned the brand new season will see Ronny remodeling from a care-free man to a cautious particular person.

“Ronny used to be mesmerised by the world of politics from a protected distance. But in season two, he finds himself in that world. Now that the politician is definitely his uncle, Ronnie is just not that frivolous and flamboyant man anymore.

“He is a careful person and season two explores this dilemma. Earlier, there were no repercussions of his acts but now there will be.”

When it comes to politics, the 33-year-old comic mentioned the present appears to be like on the political world from the lens of a frequent man.

“I talk a lot about politics but that is related to the common man. Similarly, the show looks at the politics through the eyes of a common man. There are two types of politics, one about the common man and the other relates to the politicians,” Khan mentioned.

He added that he has by no means restricted himself from speaking about frequent man’s issues as it’s not there “in my foundation”.

“And at the same time, I don’t look at the things from the perspective of them causing a controversy. I don’t believe that I should add a certain line, so that it can cause controversy. That is not how I live my life. I’m too focussed on telling my stories to the world.”

The second chapter was earlier scheduled to come out in 2020 however was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now that the brand new season is about to debut on the streamer, Khan mentioned the sensation of nervousness is again.

“It looks like I have cleared the UPSC examination however nonetheless awaiting the date of becoming a member of. We have been working on this present for the previous two years however the brand new season stored getting postponed for one motive or the opposite.

“And these days, even a guy sitting in the Netherlands can say, ‘I can understand your reasons.’ So it was a long wait for all of us and I hope it was ‘worth it’ for the audiences.”


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