With high-speed internet, the digital boom, ease with a single click of a button, and a buffet of versatile content as the major drivers, the OTT platform has quickly become the go-to source for entertainment globally. We look at the most anticipated OTT programmes to watch out for in 2023 as India prepares to welcome the New Year:
Applause Entertainment One announced this monumental biopic on the life of “Gandhi”, based on the books by noted historian Ramachandra Guha, “Gandhi Before India” and “Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World.” The content studio has started work on their most ambitious series, which will bring alive the period of Indian Independence through the lens of our greatest freedom fighter, Mahatma Gandhi. Headlined by Pratik Gandhi and directed by Hansal Mehta, the multiseason show will be narrated in an international standard production for global audiences.
The Telgi Story While Scam 1992 broke the internet and made a clean sweep of 12 trophies at the Filmfare OTT Awards 2021, the second instalment of this Applause Entertainment franchise, “Scam 2003,” chronicles the life of Abdul Karim Telgi, a fruit seller born in Khanapur, Karnataka, and his journey to becoming the mastermind behind one of the most ingenious scams in India. Directed by Tushar Hiranandani with Hansal Mehta as the showrunner, the series, much like its predecessor, promises to be an intriguing watch.
Guddu Bhaiya and Kaleen Bhaiya are going to clash once again in the third season of Mirzapur. Excel Entertainment’s critically acclaimed series follows the life of an affluent family in presentday Mumbai and their interactions with the criminal underworld, and fans can’t wait for the third installment, which has already been the subject of heated discussion ever since its announcement.
MADE IN HEAVEN
Excel Entertainment and Tiger Baby’s Made in Heaven 2 is all set to hit OTT next year. Set against the backdrop of lavish Indian weddings, “Made in Heaven 2,” starring Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Kalki Koechlin, and Jim Sarbh, among others, reportedly charters international waters in the next season. Apart from a glimpse into the lavish and weddings of the rich and famous, it also reveals the different real face of relationships among the rich as well as their inner dilemmas, problems and struggles