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If you’re a fan of cooking shows, you must have heard of Cooku with Comali. It is a comedy-infused cooking show that is aired on Star Vijay and is available for streaming on Disney+Hotstar.

Contestants on the show are paired with comedians, who are known as Comalis. Every week, the show’s judges Chef Damodaran and Chef Venkatesh Bhat challenge the contestants with their Comalis.

The main task involves a challenge that makes the cooking process harder for the contestants. Every team is assigned a timeframe that they have to adhere to.


Most of the cooking process is done by the Comalis. The show even features celebration rounds that skip the elimination process.

It seems that the show is watched by Indians in the USA too. Having said that, the latest celebration episode of Cooku with Comali Season 2 hasn’t been uploaded.

A lot of viewers have been complaining that Hotstar has not upheld its end of the deal.


I’m really hyped for What if? , but seriously, where the hell is Cooku with Comali Celebration episode????(Source)

@hotstar_helps when cooku with comali celebration episode available on hotstar. The telecast got over 5 hours ago. Please reply when you are uploading the episode.(Source)

We want to remind you that this is not the first time Hotstar has delayed the upload of Cooku with Comali. They did the same with the Season 1 finale.

Hotstar has clarified that due to some delay in receiving files from the production team, they were unable to upload the episode on time.

The company says they are working on the issue and will upload the episode as soon as possible.


This is really frustrating since Hotstar is a premium service. We think Hotstar should communicate with its customer base and keep them in the loop in case of any technical issues.

Update 1 (August 10, 2021)

01:25 pm (IST): Disney Hotstar now says that there’s the Special episode of Cooku with Comali Season 2 celebration and users can watch it here.

Update 2 (February 05, 2022)

03:03 pm (IST): Responding to users complaints (1, 2, 3), Disney Hotstar confirms that Cooku with Comali is not available on the platform due to some technical issues. And they are working on making it available as soon as they can.

Update 3 (July 25, 2022)

12:13 pm (IST): Many Hotstar subscribers have taken to Twitter to report that the Comali show is again missing or unavailable on the platform.

Luckily, Hotstar support has acknowledged the issue and said that they are working to resolve it. You can check the full statement below.

Hi! The show Cooku with Comali is not available yet due to some unforeseen circumstances. Our team is working hard to make it available soon. We regret the inconvenience caused. (Source)

Update 4 (May 10, 2023)

05:55 pm (IST): Hulu users report that the latest ‘Cooku with Comali’, ‘Super Singer’, and other Hotstar shows episodes have not been uploaded on time for weeks (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

The Hulu support team is allegedly aware of the situation and working to resolve it.

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