Simply Shekhar was a late night talk show telecast by Zee TV from July 30, 2001 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. It was hosted by
, a popular comedy- actor.
The show had multiple components including monologue, mimicry, stand-up comedy, and chat with a celebrity guest. Some of the celebrities who appeared on the show were Bal Thackeray,
. The show had 54 episodes and was produced jointly by Shekhar Suman and Uday Sinh Wala.
The show drew flak many a time due to Shekhar Suman’s controversial comments and pungent sense of humour. The episode with Parveen Babi also caught attention as she was appearing in a TV show after a long break. Although Simply Shekhar captured good TRP rating s in Mumbai, it did not do as well as expected in other Indian cities.