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Friday, November 8, 2013


(Pranesh Maharaj)

The Diwali Comedy Tour, Yamla Pagla Diwana, is continuing its tour which will include Pietermaritzburg, Port Shepstone, Durban and Kwadukuza.

The cast include an array of multi-talented artists like Lovie Ramas Rai (Isidingo’s Abhi Singh), Anesh Dusrath (Tamasha aur Masthi), Vee Gani (Hindvani RJ) Rohann Ramkissoon (A “decorated” dancer), Pranesh Maharaj (actor, comedian, writer) and Serisha Pillay (Entertainment Spectacular).

The production is backed by professional dancers who also form part of the storytelling and fun.

Three local brothers are challenged with finding each other after they each wake up one morning to find that they are alone. This happens after a late night when they discover that they are each in love. They comb the area; asking around and encountering various characters who send them on a wild goose chase to the local school, the hospital, a strange party house, a bus stop, etc. In the end, they find each other in a very weird way.

The brother’s final adventure is to fight for their love and everything they believe in but they are no match for Rowdy Rohan, the villain turned hero. “Yamla Pagla Diwana can easily be translated to read Entertainment, Entertainment, and Entertainment,” say the promoters. “This is a chance for you to leave your thinking caps at home and fall prey to the antics and anecdotes of the finest entertainers around.”

Yamla Pagla Diwana performs in Pietermaritzburg on November 15, Port Shepstone on November 16, Durban on November 23 and Kwadukuza on November 30. Tickets are available at Computicket outlets or online at
Or go to the Computicket counter at any Shoprite / Checkers store where you can purchase your ticket for cash or by card. All enquiries can be directed to Rashree on 074 699 2417.