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Mentor Kanan Gill puts all the contestants in a super tough spot and introduces them to Comedy of Terrors in the upcoming episode of Amazon Prime's original web-series Comicstaan.

In Comedy of Terrors, the comedians have to come on stage without knowing the topic they have to speak about it. The topic will be given to them on the spot, right in front of everybody. This is surely going to be a different and difficult genre of comedy

Speaking about it, mentor Kanan Gill says, "It's all the skills that you have already. You have to be able to pull out of a toolbox at any time you need it, but it's a hard thing to do on stage in front of people."

Kanan Gill adds that it wasn't just the contestants, but also the other judges, who thought this round was extremely tough. However, the contestants did well.

Comicstaan is a nine-episode series that brings together seven amongst the biggest comedians in India, to find the next big name in stand-up. The show is hosted by Abish Mathew and Sumukhi Suresh and

The top ten contestants will be judged by a seven-member jury panel. The jury comprises of Biswa Kalyan Rath, Tanmay Bhat, Sapan Verma, Kaneez Surka, Kanan Gill, Kenny Sebastian and Naveen Richard, who will mentor the contestants in their respective genres of comedy.