International Segment: Rightfully ‘Outsourced’ to India for non-stop laughter @ 11pm weeknights only on Zee Café starting today, 19th January 2012!
The promos of the show ‘Outsourced’ have been playing repeatedly on Zee Café for a over a month now and each one of them leaves you wanting for more of such hilarity. The show makes you grin right from the word go. It promises to be an entertaining, laughter filled, and ridiculously funny ride each one of you would want to be part of starting tonight @ 11pm every weeknight. Now, who wouldn’t want to get to bed right after you have had a blissful hour of non-stop laughter?
Based on the storyline of a movie with the same name, Outsourced is about a call center in Mumbai, India with a motley of characters ranging from deadpan serious to ‘tickle you silly’, to outrageously ‘in your face’ personnel working in it.
Todd Dempsey (Ben Rappaport) is shipped off to
India when his company Mid America Novelties in US shuts shop after outsourcing to . In order to keep his job he lands up in Mumbai to manage the call center, which will soon become a hub of hilarious activity. India
Rajiv Gidwani (Rizwan Manji) is Todd’s mischievous assistant manager who eyes his boss’s position in the company. Nothing malevolent about him but he is hard-nosed and unapologetic.
Manmeet (Sacha Dhawan) is a call center employee who dreams of
and becomes a good friend with Todd. His favourite pastime is having several ‘over the phone’ relationships with American callers. America
Asha (Rebecca Hazlewood) is a call center employee and a love interest of Todd is often the voice of reason in the office. She believes in arranged marriage and Todd has a girlfriend but this does not stop them from getting close to each other.
Gupta (Parvesh Cheena) is an over talkative call center employee who always yearns to the center of attraction. His alter ego is 'Aluk'.
Madhuri (Anisha Nagarajan) is a call center employee who is shy and soft-spoken and happens to be the sole breadwinner in her family. She soon becomes the central gossip feeder in the office.
Tonya (Pippa Black) is an Australian call center employee for another company, Koala Airlines and is romantically involved with Todd.
Meet these call center employees tonight and have a rip-roaring laugh at their antics. You won’t be disappointed.