Zakir Khan says Tathastu can affect one's decision making
According to Zakir Khan, "your decision making will change" after watching his new special. In other words, "if..." changes everything.
Zakir Khan's latest stand-up special, Tathastu, is now available to stream on Prime Video, and the comedian feels comfortable enough with his fans to discuss his private life in the show. In Tathastu, Zakir reveals personal details about his upbringing to an extent we have never heard from him before. While Zakir and his audience may have started out laughing at his trademark "Sakht Launda" jokes, he has since moved on to more sophisticated material. Zakir told indianexpress.com that his audience is progressing alongside him on his journey.
He went on to say that his relationship with his fans is very similar to that of a friendship, in that it begins as casual and grows into something more meaningful over time. When you first become friends with someone, you may joke around a bit, but as your friendship grows, you may find yourself talking more seriously about personal and professional issues. That, then, is the connection I have with my listeners. Now I feel comfortable telling them about my life at home and my family," he said. The emotional weight of Tathastu sets it apart from many of Zakir's other one-offs (Haq Se Single, Kaksha Gyarvi, etc.). Zakir insisted that it was just as funny, despite being more of a personal story and less of a sermon.
Zakir has said that watching Tathastu can affect one's decision making, despite the fact that the show is not preachy. My one and only request is that the audience watch Tathastu all at once. Everything you do from this point forward will be influenced by what you've just seen. There will be a "before" and "after" (Tathastu). Once you've seen Tathastu, your entire worldview and approach to decision-making will shift, he promised.