Vir Das Famous Quotes & Sayings

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55 Vir Das Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Vir Das Sayings: I am honestly very intimidated when I meet new people and they expect me to I am honestly very intimidated when I meet new people and they expect me to be the onscreen Vir. On stage, I say a lot of things I might never say in real life; I am never the life of the party. People are quite surprised to see that I am more of a quiet artiste off stage.
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Vir Das Sayings: I got 'Delhi Belly' and 'Badmaash Company' because people from the production house had seen I got 'Delhi Belly' and 'Badmaash Company' because people from the production house had seen my stand-up comic acts in a DVD that was lying in their offices. It's been a weird journey, and I think weird goes with me.
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Vir Das Sayings: What I tell a girl is, your six-pack hot boyfriend right now, in six years, What I tell a girl is, your six-pack hot boyfriend right now, in six years, will be balding and maybe have a paunch. But I make you laugh every five minutes today, and I'll make you laugh 20 years from now; that's not going to go away.
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Vir Das Sayings: My personal favorite is Woody Allen, who is just amazing as a comedian. My personal favorite is Woody Allen, who is just amazing as a comedian.
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Vir Das Sayings: Time management is the mantra of my life. Time management is the mantra of my life.
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Vir Das Sayings: Class I to XII wasn't much help; I was always a mediocre student. But when Class I to XII wasn't much help; I was always a mediocre student. But when I pursued higher education and studied economics with theatre or psychology with science fiction, I got a whole new world view.
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Vir Das Sayings: A lot of people do comedy about India, but they're not from India. It's a A lot of people do comedy about India, but they're not from India. It's a Kwik-E-Mart perspective. I want to provide a genuine view and maybe one on how we see the West.
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Vir Das Sayings: What is important to me as an actor is that, even if I have to What is important to me as an actor is that, even if I have to spread my arms, take my shirt off on a mountain top with my heroine in a chiffon sari, it still has to be me and my twist or my funny take on it.
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Vir Das Sayings: In a big Bollywood romantic film, taking my shirt off and spreading the hand towards In a big Bollywood romantic film, taking my shirt off and spreading the hand towards the mountain with dancers behind me are not my cup of tea.
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Vir Das Sayings: I don't think one gets to choose the kind of comedy he/she does. I may I don't think one gets to choose the kind of comedy he/she does. I may not talk about Rahul Gandhi's take on an ordinance, but I will talk about things as simple as a 'chappal' or a 'sherwani.' My comedy is about small things, and that is how it connects.
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Vir Das Sayings: I have a rule - 'funny is funny!' When I write comedy, it's not my I have a rule - 'funny is funny!' When I write comedy, it's not my aim to upset people. I will be offensive, edgy and immature, but I will also be very intelligent and relevant. At my shows, there are no holy cows.
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Vir Das Sayings: Movies require a lot of patience. I like instant results. If I have done something Movies require a lot of patience. I like instant results. If I have done something that's not funny at all, the audience will let me know in two seconds. With the movie, I will have to wait nine months to know if I was that bad.
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Vir Das Sayings: Women do come up to me after a show, but it's usually to say, 'Yhank Women do come up to me after a show, but it's usually to say, 'Yhank you for making us laugh,' and all that.
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Vir Das Sayings: I think of myself as an Indian comedian, but I've had British and American schooling. I think of myself as an Indian comedian, but I've had British and American schooling. I always had this feeling of not fitting in anywhere, of observing situations from the outside.
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Vir Das Sayings: Chennai is one of the scariest crowds to face. Everyone looks so conservative, but once Chennai is one of the scariest crowds to face. Everyone looks so conservative, but once you crack the first joke, they are so appreciatively loud that they will hit you with a laugh that will scare you stiff and yet give you energy. Chennaiites give me the loudest laughs; it's the coolest crowd to perform for.
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Vir Das Sayings: I love the food, the girls, the sky and everything that is Delhi. I have I love the food, the girls, the sky and everything that is Delhi. I have very fond memories of the Moolchand flyover.
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Vir Das Sayings: I fear debt. I don't like being indebted to banks. I have a rule in I fear debt. I don't like being indebted to banks. I have a rule in life that I will get it when I can afford it.
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Vir Das Sayings: I feel like I share a great relationship with my audience where they trust my I feel like I share a great relationship with my audience where they trust my judgment and choice of films and sense of comedy.
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Vir Das Sayings: I've been reading a lot of books on history, and watching a lot of educational I've been reading a lot of books on history, and watching a lot of educational TV. Wikipedia too, even though it is not reliable.
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Vir Das Sayings: To me, the trick is not how can I make people laugh. It is, how To me, the trick is not how can I make people laugh. It is, how can I make people laugh in a different way.
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Vir Das Sayings: A stand-up comedian will never be the life of a party. Instead, he will be A stand-up comedian will never be the life of a party. Instead, he will be the guy who is standing at a corner and observing people.
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Vir Das Sayings: Relationship humour gets the most laughs. If I'm able to get the women laughing, men Relationship humour gets the most laughs. If I'm able to get the women laughing, men will have to laugh along because they would be scared to death.
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Vir Das Sayings: I do films which get me out of my comedian routine so that I don't I do films which get me out of my comedian routine so that I don't get bored being a stand-up comedian. And with films, it's here today, gone tomorrow. So stand-up comedy is here to stay for me.
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Vir Das Sayings: I'm a stand-up comedian-turned-actor-turned-vampire at night. I'm a stand-up comedian-turned-actor-turned-vampire at night.
Vir Das Sayings: It might sound cliched, but choosing the right script is crucial. I think 'Badmaash Company' It might sound cliched, but choosing the right script is crucial. I think 'Badmaash Company' was a very big break for me because it gave me a lot of appreciation from the masses. It made me more confident as an actor.
Vir Das Sayings: I am a big fan of Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller, who have carved a I am a big fan of Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller, who have carved a niche for themselves. I think doing different kind of films gives you longevity and the ability to set yourself apart.
Vir Das Sayings: Alien Chutney is just what the name suggests it is. Its music that is so Alien Chutney is just what the name suggests it is. Its music that is so funny and quirky and weird that it feels entirely alien to the listener; yet, the content and the subject matter is so Indian and relatable, it's still chutney.
Vir Das Sayings: I've a belt that I have worn for every single stand-up comedy session since I I've a belt that I have worn for every single stand-up comedy session since I was 19. I fear if I ever lose it, my career would crumble. That's my one OCD.
Vir Das Sayings: Someday social media might, hopefully in some small measure, wake up to the fact that Someday social media might, hopefully in some small measure, wake up to the fact that other people's failures are not your successes.
Vir Das Sayings: 'Badmaash Company' and 'Delhi Belly' was about friends, and I was part of the gang. 'Badmaash Company' and 'Delhi Belly' was about friends, and I was part of the gang. And yes, they did have stars playing the lead! You do need a star to sell a film; and playing the second lead doesn't bother me.
Vir Das Sayings: The idea is to do out-of-the-box films that showcase my versatility and talent. The idea is to do out-of-the-box films that showcase my versatility and talent.
Vir Das Sayings: In 'Delhi Belly,' I was bald; in other movies I always carried a different look. In 'Delhi Belly,' I was bald; in other movies I always carried a different look.
Vir Das Sayings: Surround yourself with a bunch of like-minded people, and you'll soak up their habits like Surround yourself with a bunch of like-minded people, and you'll soak up their habits like a starved sponge. Fat people with fat friends care less about their weight.
Vir Das Sayings: For me, it is very important to believe in the kind of movies I do. For me, it is very important to believe in the kind of movies I do. 'Rang De Basanti' made me feel good about Indian cinema. The movie instilled in me a confidence so strong, that I wanted to be a part of the revolution in Bollywood.
Vir Das Sayings: Whether I am on a stage, behind a guitar or in front of a camera, Whether I am on a stage, behind a guitar or in front of a camera, I get paid to misbehave. Fortunately, misbehaviour is something I have unlimited supply of.
Vir Das Sayings: I did theatre in the U.S. because there, content-wise, it's very light. In India, theatre I did theatre in the U.S. because there, content-wise, it's very light. In India, theatre tends to get preachy.
Vir Das Sayings: While Mumbai is a melting pot of cultures, Delhi is made of community, and we While Mumbai is a melting pot of cultures, Delhi is made of community, and we can see these lines quite clearly. An aunty from Punjabi Bagh will be different from a Faridabad aunty or an aunty from Vasant Kunj.
Vir Das Sayings: Whatever movies I sign, they have to get me out of my comfort zone. Otherwise, Whatever movies I sign, they have to get me out of my comfort zone. Otherwise, I would get bored very easily.
Vir Das Sayings: It's very important to not repeat yourself. After 'Delhi Belly,' I was offered 40 'Delhi It's very important to not repeat yourself. After 'Delhi Belly,' I was offered 40 'Delhi Belly's and you can't do that! So 'Revolver Rani' is dark and gritty with action, 'Sooper Se Oopar' is a big commercial love story, 'Santa Banta' is a 'theth' Punjabi comedy, 'Golu Aur Pappu' is a kids' film and 'Amit Sahni Ki List' is an urban romcom.
Vir Das Sayings: Delhi women - they're the most beautiful women! But the fact remains that they know Delhi women - they're the most beautiful women! But the fact remains that they know they are gorgeous.
Vir Das Sayings: I am edgy, raw, offensive, vulgar, untruthful, but intelligent. My jokes are always realistic. I I am edgy, raw, offensive, vulgar, untruthful, but intelligent. My jokes are always realistic. I do not make fun of children or people who cannot fight back. That is my limitation.
Vir Das Sayings: I wouldn't call myself successful, just obsessively exhausted. The music makes me smile, the movies I wouldn't call myself successful, just obsessively exhausted. The music makes me smile, the movies make me feel humbled, and the comedy saves my life every day.
Vir Das Sayings: You realise the responsibility of carrying a film on your shoulders when people are investing You realise the responsibility of carrying a film on your shoulders when people are investing money in you and they recognise the hard work you have to put in.
Vir Das Sayings: All of the films I'm doing are young, urban, high-concept, funny films. That's the zone All of the films I'm doing are young, urban, high-concept, funny films. That's the zone where I'd like to play and have fun in.
Vir Das Sayings: Anybody with a sharp brain and a mic can become a comedian, but there's a Anybody with a sharp brain and a mic can become a comedian, but there's a need to move beyond it. The audience wants to witness the marriage of theatre, comedy and something more.
Vir Das Sayings: I auditioned nine times for 'Delhi Belly,' and it was torturous! I auditioned nine times for 'Delhi Belly,' and it was torturous!
Vir Das Sayings: If you are known to do something well, people want to see you do that. If you are known to do something well, people want to see you do that. But what you choose to do is up to you. After 'Delhi Belly,' I got some 40 scripts - some on the same lines as 'Delhi Belly.' So, I guess people only get stereotyped if they want to.
Vir Das Sayings: Stand-up comedy is a lot about amplifying emotions and situations; movie acting has a lot Stand-up comedy is a lot about amplifying emotions and situations; movie acting has a lot to do with mellowing things down and making them subtle. The transition was almost terrifying because of the magnitude of change.
Vir Das Sayings: Comedy comes from confusion. Comedy comes from confusion.
Vir Das Sayings: I was only 24 years old when a lady called Sabina Sehgal Saikia - the I was only 24 years old when a lady called Sabina Sehgal Saikia - the then 'Delhi Times' editor - asked me to host the 'Times Food Guide Awards,' so it was with The 'Times of India' that my career began in this field.
Vir Das Sayings: Comedy is a live art, and the only way to record a comedy rock album Comedy is a live art, and the only way to record a comedy rock album is to do it live. The audience and their laughter is just as much a part of the album sound as our music. No retakes, no room for error.
Vir Das Sayings: In Bollywood, people struggle because there is a new person joining every week, who joins In Bollywood, people struggle because there is a new person joining every week, who joins an assembly line of people who are very replaceable. But if you are unique, you don't have to struggle that much.
Vir Das Sayings: I'm kind of a rebound junkie. So. when a relationship goes sour, I look at I'm kind of a rebound junkie. So. when a relationship goes sour, I look at the sweetness in life elsewhere. So, I date a bit. The best catharsis is to write jokes and tell 4,000 people about it.
Vir Das Sayings: When it comes to English stand-up comedy, Indians have only seen the best - Jerry When it comes to English stand-up comedy, Indians have only seen the best - Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby and the like. So, when someone claims to be an English stand-up comedian in India, he'd better be very good if he's going to make a life of it.
Vir Das Sayings: In Bollywood, I think Boman Irani and Vinay Pathak are unbelievably good at comedy. In Bollywood, I think Boman Irani and Vinay Pathak are unbelievably good at comedy.