Vidur Kapur was nominated in ‘08 for a "NewNowNext" Award by MTV Network's Logo as "Brink of Fame: Comic". He is one of the top three booked acts on US college campuses for ‘08-'09 and has catapulted barriers and moved South Asians and LGBT students from confinement on the margins to the campus core. Vidur was selected as a New York finalist by NBC's "Stand Up for Diversity" initiative and performed as part of the famous New York Comedy Festival where he was described as "a comedian to remember". Vidur starred in a VH1 tv pilot called "Carolines" which will be aired soon. Vidur's most recent stand-up special "One Night Stand Up" Vol. 2 is currently airing on Logo. He was listed by India Tribune as one of the "Top 31 personalities of Indian Americans". Vidur's insightful writing was made available to the public in ‘09 with his own chapter called "Reincarnated" in a book called "Out on The Edge: America's Rebel Comics" by Mike Player and published by Alyson Publications. He recently toured India and was featured with a glowing review in the "People and Parties" section of Vogue India.Vidur was selected as one of the top four Asian comics in North America to perform at the world famous "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival in Montreal in July 2006. Vidur and his stand up comedy are the subject of a short film called "Laughing Out Loud: A Comic Journey" by director Shalini Kantayya which was shown on Steven Spielberg's "On The Lot" on FOX television. This film was voted as the favorite film by Michael Bay, Director of Transformers and by the other contestants on the show. He has co-starred with Margaret Cho in MTV LOGO's "Outlaugh Festival on Wisecrack". Vidur was featured in a Reuters Television piece around the world on "Prominent South Asians in the Media". He has toured internationally including Canada, India, the UK, Ireland, the Caribbean and South Africa. Vidur was one of the original "Gurus of Comedy" in a show produced in 2003 along with Russell Peters.
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