GUWAHATI, April 27 - Guwahati Round Table 235, under Round Table India, has taken up an initiative to help the underprivileged children of society. On Tuesday, the Table announced its �Hinglish Comedy Show - The Funny Rascals�, to be held in the ITA cultural complex, Machkhowa on May 8.
This will be a charity fund-raising programme for building the infrastructure of the Shankardev Shishu Vidya Niketan at Dadara, on the city outskirts on the north bank.
For the show, Guwahati Round Table 235 will be hosting noted comedians Nitin Rivaldo and Appurv Gupta, who are widely popular for Hinglish stand-up comedy acts. Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of live audience, usually speaking directly to them.
�The stand-up comedy scene in India is rapidly growing. We thought to bring it for the first time in the North East for a noble cause. The proceeds from the show will help us undertake the phase 2 of the Shankardev Shishu Vidya Niketan, Dadara project,� Rajat Sureka, chairman of Guwahati Round Table 235 said.
Guwahati Round Table 235, with its present 20 members, adopted the school at Dadara under Round Table India�s flagship �Freedom Through Education� project. The Table aims to redevelop around 10,500 sq ft of the school and on February 7 this year, bhoomipujan for development of phase 1 (around 2,000 sq ft) was done.
The show, to be held at ITA from 5 pm onwards on May 8, will see around 800 guests participating to help in the building of the school infrastructure. Performing in the evening will be stand-up comedian Nitin Rivaldo who has done around 500 shows across the country and is a famous Hinglish comedian in the college festival circuit. He will be joined by Appurv Gupta, who was called India�s leading Hinglish comic by Comedy Central, besides being listed in Forbes India Celebrity 100 Nominees List for 2015.