Nitesh Kumar Sahoo

Mumbai: Comedy King Kapil Sharma on Thursday confirmed reports that his television series, "The Kapil Sharma Show", will go on a "small break". Ending the rumours streaming on different platforms that The Kapil Sharma Show will go off air soon, Kapil clarified that the show will go on a small break. He specified the reason that he wants to focus on his family and spend some time with his wife Ginni Chatrath who is expecting their second child.

The second season of the comedy show "The Kapil Sharma Show", with superstar Salman Khan attached as one of the producers, currently airs on Sony TV.

Kapil Sharma initiated an interacting session on Twitter with #AskKapil hashtag. The comedy actor got flooded with several messages which were quite funny and entertaining. Kapil openly answered the questions asked by fans and followers. Among the many questions, one question and Kapil's reply to it ended the rumours.

There were reports that the show would go off air briefly and return with creative changes.

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During the Q and A session, when a fan asked the comedian why is the show going off air, Sharma replied, "Because I need to be there at home with my wife to welcome our second baby."

Sharma tied the knot with Chatrath in 2018 and welcomed baby girl Anayra in 2019.

When another user posed a similar question about the show, the 39-year-old actor said the show is only taking a "small break".

The comedy show features an ensemble of artistes, including Bharti Singh, Sumona Chakravarti, Krushna Abhishek and Kiku Sharda.

During the session, Sharma also confirmed starring in the rumoured SonyLIV project, "Dadi Ki Shaadi".

When a fan asked about its casting, the comedian said, "Don't know anything about the cast yet, team is working on the script."

Kapil also shared a video for fans demanding updates about his daughter Anayra. The video shows how her little daughter is learning to walk.

Earlier this year, Sharma announced he was heading to Netflix for his digital debut.

Though it is unclear whether the project is a comedy special, series or film, it will premiere on the streamer in 2021 across 190 countries.

(With PTI Inputs)