With virtually no huge theatrical launch for over 9 months, the coronavirus pandemic got here as a blessing in disguise for OTT platforms final 12 months and in 2021, a number of streamers will vie for the audiences’ consideration as Bollywood plans a a return to cinema halls. This 12 months, OTT (over-the-top) will serve new fare, whereas harking again to the viewers with the return of some standard titles. Here are a number of the most-awaited net reveals slated to premiere in 2021:
The political drama, headlined by Saif Ali Khan, takes viewers contained in the closed, chaotic corridors of energy, uncover the manipulations, charades and the darkish secrets and techniques of people that will go to any lengths in pursuit of energy. The nine-episode sequence marks the digital debut of director Ali Abbas Zafar and veteran actor Dimple Kapadia. It will stream from January 15 on Amazon Prime Video.
The Family Man Season 2:
The much-awaited second season of Amazon Prime Video’s critically-acclaimed net sequence, fronted by Manoj Bajpayee, shall be launched on February 12. The sophomore season could have Bajpayee reprise his function of intelligence officer Srikant Tiwari, who alongside Sharib Hashmi’s JK Talpade, will tackle an even bigger and deadlier mission. Created and directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, the present will mark the digital debut of south star Samantha Akkineni.
The Voot Select crime thriller, starring Arshad Warsi as a forensic skilled, shall be again for a second season. The present obtained overwhelming response upon its launch in March final 12 months.
Mumbai Diaries 26/11:
Created by director Nikkhil Advani of “Kal Ho Na Ho” fame, the present is about in opposition to the backdrop of Mumbai terror assaults on November 26, 2008. The Amazon Prime Video sequence performs out in a hospital and depicts the untold story of medical doctors, nurses, paramedics and hospital workers, who labored tirelessly to save lives. The medical drama stars Konkona Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina, and Shreya Dhanwanthary in the lead.
Created, written and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, the present follows 5 ladies from totally different generations and their lives in up to date city India. The Netflix sequence stars Pooja Bhatt.
Amit Sadh, who has been garnering accolades for his efficiency in net present “Breathe: Into The Shadows”, Vidya Balan-starrer “Shakuntala Devi” and Bejoy Nambiar’s “Taish”, shall be seen taking part in the function of Kargil battle hero Deependra Singh Sengar in “Zidd”. The ZEE5 Original additionally starring Amrita Puri of “Aisha” fame, actor-host Sushant Singh, will premiere on January 22.
Qubool Hai 2:
After having fun with a profitable run on TV, the long-lasting present “Qubool Hai” starring Karan Singh Grover and Surbhi Jyoti could have its sequel on streaming platform ZEE5. The 10-episode romantic drama web-series will characteristic a brand new rejuvenated chemistry of Asad (Grover) and Zoya (Jyoti). Directed by Ankush Mohla and Glen Barretto, the ZEE5 Original may also characteristic Arif Zakaria and Mandira Bedi.