TellyBuzz had already reported that there will be a total of 20 contestants participating in the show, with five contestants given to each mentor.
The big news coming out is of the sole anchor of the show.. We hear that Jennifer Winget who was last seen hosting Zara Nachke Dikha on Star Plus will be providing her special tadka as host in this comedy reality.
Our source states, "Jennifer is the favorite of Star when it comes to hosting a mega reality show. Apart from big names like Rashmi Desai, Aashka Goradia, the production house has roped in Arhaan Behll, Roshni Chopra, Parul Yadav and Supriya Pilgaonkar to participate in the reality show".
Among the stand up comedians, Sudesh Lahiri, Raju Shrivastav, Kapil Sharma, Rehman, Saloni Daini have been finalized.
Jennifer Winget confirmed the news saying, "Yes, I am hosting the show, and it feels good to be part of such a comedy reality show".
Supriya Pilgaonkar who is presently seen in Star's Sasural Genda Phool confirmed her presence, but refused to talk further.
Parul Yadav refused to comment while Roshni Chopra was unavailable for a comment.
Arhaan Behll, the protagonist of Star's Pratigya said, "Talks are on, but I can't tell anything now".
Comedy Ka Mahamuqabla will be a long running reality show, and is expected to go on for nearly three months.. If sources are to be believed, the first episode of the show has already been shot; noted actors Ritesh Deshmukh and Tusshar Kapoor hosted the Special Curtain Raiser episode..
Watch this space for more on the show right here on TellyBuzz..
Reporter: Srividya Rajesh, Ranjini Nair
Author: Srividya Rajesh