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Russell Brand returning to India for comedy festival

British funnyman Russell Brand is set to return to the location of his fairytale wedding to Katy Perry by headlining a comedy festival in India next month (Jun15).

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall actor will be the only overseas artist on the bill at the Comedy Central Chuckles Festival, which takes place in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai between 26 and 28 June (15).


Jaideep Singh, from TV company Integrated Network Solutions, says, "We are delighted to bring comedy back with a bang and this time we have a heavyweight from the world of comedy to lead the show - Russell Brand. We are positive that the audiences will appreciate our efforts in making live comedy shows grander than ever before."


It is thought Brand last visited India for his wedding to Perry in Rajasthan in 2010. The pair split in 2012.