Welcome to Chippendales

A ~revealing~ biographical drama.

Photo: Erin Simkin/Hulu

There’s a lot more to Chippendales than meets the eye candy. This Hulu biographical drama, based on a true story, tells the story of Somen “Steven” Banerjee, the Indian immigrant who chases the American dream by founding a now-iconic male-stripping company. However, within a decade he find himself an accessory to murder.

Welcome to Chippendales stars Kumail Nanjiani as Steven Banerjee. Murray Bartlett, Annaleigh Ashford, and Juliette Lewis round out the main cast.

  1. Episode 3 Heavy Is the Head
    Welcome to Chippendales Recap: Heavy Is the Head Nick and his artistry cannot live under the pressures of a patron like Steve.
  2. Episode 2 Four Geniuses
    Welcome to Chippendales Recap: Not My Kind of Place Is it love between Steve and Irene? Is it lust? Or is it simply unchecked greed masquerading as a dorky meet-cute?
  3. Episode 1 An Elegant, Exclusive Atmosphere
    Welcome to Chippendales Premiere Recap: Women Get Horny II After grossly overestimating the national enthusiasm for backgammon, Steve Banerjee (Kumail Nanjiani) rebounds with help from some new acquaintances.

More on Welcome to Chippendales

  1. the vulture transcript
    Welcome to Chippendales Is More Than Tearaway Pants and Butt CheeksKumail Nanjiani, Annaleigh Ashford, and EPs Rob Siegel and Jenni Konner unpack the scandals at the heart of the Hulu miniseries.
  2. party report
    How Welcome to Chippendales Re-created the Sound of the ’70s and ’80sAll it took was bronzer, banana hammocks, and a few bangers.
  3. party report
    Murray Bartlett ‘Drilled’ the Choreography on Welcome to Chippendales”I’m not a professional dancer. Maybe you’ve noticed that.”
  4. vulture festival 2022
    Kumail Nanjiani Has a Male-Stripping Fallback PlanIt involves baguettes (suggestive).
  5. vulture festival 2022
    It’s So True: Lee Pace Is Coming to Vulture FestivalHe’ll join Kali Uchis, The Proud Family, and Grey’s Anatomy for the best weekend ever.
  6. coming soon
    Welcome to Chippendales Offers a Battle of the BulgeKumail Nanjiani faces Murray Bartlett in a trailer story with abs, costumes, and murder.