Chicago IL: Mujeeb Ahmed from Masti Entertainment, Babu Varma, Waseem Tahir, and Arya Sounds presented Comedy Show of the Year by the versatile comedian, internationally renowned award winner and actor Johnny Lever on June 4 at Copernicus Theater, Chicago, IL. The high profile event was attended by hundreds of fans from different walks of life.
Self-taught Johnny Lever began his career back in 1984. He developed a passion for mimicry and stand-up comedy, inspired by watching comedians like the unforgettable legendary icon Johnny Walker, the remarkable Kishore Kumar and the well-known Mehmood saab in films and through mimicry artists like, Dinesh Hingoo and Nerella Venumadhav on stage, it was from here he decided to become a Mimicry Artist.
His success and talent grew gradually Johnny was then offered films instantly. Starring in more than 400 Bollywood movies with let’s say, every star under the horizon ever since! His fans took to him instantly on screen which led him to achieve success upon success, resulting in many nominations for famed Filmfare Awards in The Best Comedian Category bringing it home the price twice.
His “Michael Jackson” act was the not-to-be-missed quotient of the show. His act was not limited to mere mimicry, but was a wholesome package” of entertainment. He sang and danced.. Enacted real-life situations. Mocked anything and everything under the sun. And most importantly, his wholesome presentation in the hall made fans laugh their hearts out.
The Johnny Lever’s mesmerizing performances and heart touching philosophy has always left his audience in a trance. His acumen has always excelled awarding him today’s numero uno hot spot. His talent and performance was duplicated in his daughter Jamie Lever who also performed on the stage with him, rewarding the audience with double dose of the entertainment and pleasure.
The entertainment was augmented by performer Gurav Sharma who helped transition between these two colossal father and daughter personality. Sharma is an Indian Television Actor, born in Chandigarh, India who has worked in many daily soaps. He has played some challenging roles in serials like Phulwa, Mahima Shanidev Ki, Naadaaniyaan – Teen Nadaanon Ki Kahaani and Sasural Simar Ka. He was last seen in Life OK’s popular series Dream Girl and Star Plus’ show Diya Aur Baati Hum.
The crowd enjoyed hearty laugh to the wittiest jokes to end the day. The evening performance by trio proved what Charles Dickens had said that “There is nothing in the world as irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”