Vir Das’s Emmy Award: Comedian Has A Laugh At His Own Cost At Bengaluru Airport

New Delhi: Comedian Vir Das recently won an Emmy Award for Comedy at the International Emmy Awards 2023 for his popular Netflix special Vir Das: Landing. Back home with his award, he was stopped at the Bengaluru airport by security check staff.

The comedian had a hilarious banter with the security staff. Taking to his X handle, he shared that that one of the officers asked if it was an idol with sharp edges. He then clarified that it was an award.

His tweet read, “Bengaluru airport security. Officer: bag me murti hai?

Me: sir Puruskar hai. Officer: acha. Is me ke sharp. Point hai? Me: sir sharp nahi hai. Uska pankh hai. Officer: acha acha. Dikhaiye.I open the bag. He looks at the award. Lifts it up. It’s not sharp.”

The tweet read, “Officer: accha hai. Badhai ho. Kya karte ho? Me: Comedian sir. Joke sunata hoon. Him: joke ke liye puruskar milte hain? Me: mujhko bhi ajeeb laga sir. We both laugh. I put it back in the bag. I head to my flight.”

The comedian shared the award with Derry Girls Season 3. Both titles were nominated alongside France’s Le Flambeau annd Argentina’s El Encargado.


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