Vir Das will take a break from touring to co-direct and star in a movie


Vir Das.. Image Source: IANS News

Mumbai, Feb 5 : Stand up star and actor Vir Das has shared that he is taking a break from touring for three months. He added that he will be co-directing and starring in a movie.

Vir took to X on Monday, where he dropped a message: “Head back to India tomorrow.”

Without divulging details about his next, he added: “Very very happy to announce for the next three months I will NOT be touring. Get to sleep in the same bed. Have a routine. Plant some roots. Also…..Co-direct and star in a movie.”

Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani took to the comment section and wrote to Vir, who recently won an International Emmy for his stand up special ‘Vir Das: Landing.”

Advani wrote: “Aaah… I see how you slipped that in. Meet up when you’re back.”

On the film front, Vir was seen in Judd Aptow’s ‘The Bubble’, a comedy film, which also features Karen Gillan, Pedro Pascal, Iris Apatow, Fred Armisen, Maria Bakalova, David Duchovny, Keegan-Michael Key, Leslie Mann, Kate McKinnon, Guz Khan, Peter Serafinowicz and Harry Trevaldwyn.

It follows the cast and crew of a blockbuster action franchise who attempt to shoot a sequel while quarantining at a posh hotel during the COVID-19 pandemic.