Earlier all the movie buffs used to wait for Friday to watch new releases in theaters during the weekend. Every weekend used to be a big festival in theatres with audiences thronging to them to watch their favourite actors on the big screen and enjoy along with their families and friends. A weekend will not get fulfilled for many if they do not watch a movie in a theatre during the weekend.
But the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the entire scenario with theaters getting shut down and people getting confined within the four walls in their homes. So the emergence of OTT has become a boon for the people who are craving for entertainment.
The leading digital channels Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus Hotstar, SonyLiv along the regional platforms started pumping varied content which changed the dynamics of entertainment. Everyone including filmmakers now started looking at OTT as the saviour of the entertainment industry.
From west to east and north to south, stars like Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit, Raveena Tandon, Juhi Chawla, Pawan Kalyan, Suriya, Vijay, Vijay Sethupathi, Dhanush, Mohan Lal, Prithviraj Sukumaran have opted for OTT during these difficult times to provide ample entertainment to the people.
While the most awaited Season 5 of Money Heist is all set to stream on September 3, http://snooper-scope.in/money-heist-season-5-trailer-dropped/ many interesting series like Rudra-The Edge of Darkness starring Ajay Devgn on Disney+Hotstar, http://snooper-scope.in/rudra-ajay-devgns-crime-thriller-of-the-year/ Finding Anamika with Ileana D’Cruz and Sanjay Kapoor on Netflix, Juhi Chawla and Ayesha Zhulka along with Soha Ali Khan, Kritika Kamra, and Karishma Ranna featuring in Hush Hush on Amazon Prime India are in pipeline and will soon come out with the announcement of their streaming dates.
In addition, popular series like Pitchers, Awkward Conversations, Tripling, Humorously Yours, and The Aam Aadmi Family from the house of TVF will soon stream the next seasons on the popular OTT platform Zee5.
Meanwhile, season 2 of Engineering Girls also will be streaming on Zee5 from August 27. https://www.zee5.com/tvshows/details/engineering-girls/0-6-3343
Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Adbul Karim Telgi – SonyLiv
Furthermore, following the super success of Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, http://snooper-scope.in/scam-1992the-harshad-mehta-story-review-more-than-that-meets-the-eye/ the renowned director Hansal Mehta is coming with Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi based on Telgi stamp paper fraud. This is based on the book written by journalist Sanjay Singh titled Reporter Ki Diary who exposed the scam. Bankrolled by Applause Entertainment and StudioNEXT, this series will be streaming on SonyLiv platform.
Let’s take a short tour of some more series that are going to enthrall with sequels in 2021 and 2022:
Asur Season 2 – Voot
The Season 1 of Asur has received tremendous response for its novel storytelling marked by some stellar performances by Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Amey Wagh, Anupriya Goenka, and Ridhi Dogra. This Gaurav Shukla-directed series will be coming soon with the second season consisting of an extra load of suspense and thrills.
— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) March 27, 2021
Delhi Crime Season 2 – Netflix
A true depiction of one of the worst gang rapes in the history of the country, Delhi Crime has won many awards along with winning many hearts. The Shefali Shah starrer will be making a comeback with another new crime most probably based on another true event. Produced by Rajesh Mapuskar, and Tanuj Chopra, Delhi Crime Season 2 features Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, and Adil Hussain essaying important roles in this Netflix series.
The Emmy Award winning crime drama is coming back with more uncomfortable truths. Delhi Crime Season 2 – streaming soon on @NetflixIndia #AbMenuMeinSabNew@skglobalent @GoldenKaravan @florenc85935905 @KaplanAaron #JeffSagansky #JohnPenotti #KilianKerwin #MichaelHogan pic.twitter.com/50HTV714o7
— Shefali Shah (@ShefaliShah_) March 3, 2021
Kota Factory Season 2 – Netflix
Kota Factory was the most successful series produced by TVF (The Viral Fever) which has caught the imagination of the student community during 2019 when it was streamed on the YouTube channel. Now this youthful series is all set to make a reappearance in the form of another season. Starring Jitendra Kumar, Mayur More, Ahsaas Channa, and Revathi Pillai, this series will now stream on Netflix, the giant digital platform.
Little Things Season 4 – Netflix
Mithila Parkar, Abhishek Bhalerao, and Dhruv Sehgal return with yet another cute love story presenting a different angle defining new relationship goals to woo the audience with Little Things Season 4.
Kota Factory Season 2 headed to Netflix. Little Things also renewed for Season 4. Fingers crossed for Pitchers 2 to round up 2021.
— Palash Volvoikar (@whipalash) March 3, 2021
Masaba Masaba Season 2 – Netflix
The real mother and daughter duo Neena Gupta and Masaba Gupta has entertained the audience with the first season of Masaba Masaba. Now they are going to reappear with second season throwing more light on love, friendship and career goals.
So that's where you've been! I’ve been looking all over for you @MasabaG 👀#MasabaMasaba Season 2 is now filming 🎬@yardiashvini @chinxter @neena_gupta @neilbhoopalam @rytash @viniyardfilms @NetflixIndia pic.twitter.com/CR8ZOR4P1S
— Neena Gupta (@Neenagupta001) July 16, 2021
Mismatched Season 2, Netflix
Rohit Saraf, Prajakta Koli, Rannvijay Singh, and Vidya Malvade will return with the second season of an youthful love drama Mismatched as we need to find out how Dimple and Rishi are going to take forward their new find love in this new season.
More coffee, apps, and the hunt for future wife continues! Hello #Mismatched, Season 2!@MrAkvarious @iamMostlySane #RohitSaraf @rannvijaysingha @vidyaMmalavade @taaruk @VihaanSamat @NiDharm @RonnieScrewvala @SanayaIZohrabi @gazalstune @NetflixIndia #SunayanaKumari #AarshVora pic.twitter.com/nhwXX4IDWZ
— RSVP (@RSVPMovies) March 3, 2021
Aarya Season 2 – Disney+Hotstar
In the saga of a single mother played by Sushmita Sen after losing her husband in a shootout, Aarya will make a comeback with the second season after the startling revelation behind the killing of Tej Sareen played by Chandrachur Singh. Directed by Ram Madhvani, Aarya 2 features Vikas Kumar, Namit Das, and Ankur Bhatia in other significant roles.
— Disney+ Hotstar VIP (@DisneyplusHSVIP) March 3, 2021
Special Ops 1.5 – Disney+Hotstar
Kay Kay Menon as Himmat Singh is all set to appear with the next version of Special Ops where he further dwells into the intriguing plot around the attack on Parliament by terrorists. Directed by Neeraj Pandey and Shivam Nair, Special Ops 1.5 is set to stream soon on Disney+Hotstar.
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Made in Heaven Season 2 – Amazon Prime Video
There is more than that meets the eye and all the facts and fallacies behind the Indian fat weddings will come to the fore once again in the second season of Made in Heaven. Starring Shobhita Dhulipala and Arjun Mathur, and created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, this is ready to stream by the end of 2021.
Mirzapur Season 3 – Amazon Prime Video
This highly popular web series once again unravels the intricacies behind revenge, power struggles, and family ties. Kaleen Bhaiya who now realizes his mistakes after his encounter with his enemies, will become wiser and evolve new strategies to keep his flag flying high in Mirzapur. This exciting third season of the series will be streaming by the end of this year or in early 2022.
Paatal Lok Season 2 – Amazon Prime Video
The highly intriguing crime thriller Paatal Lok which went on to become the most-watched series on Amazon Prime Video will have a new season. Jaideep Ahlawat who played the protagonist police officer Hathiram Chaudhary has won several awards for his stupendous performance will reprise in the second season of Paatal Lok which will stream on Amazon Prime Video.
It’s the bountiful season of new shows and sequels which is not enough. There are still many more to add, like Inside Edge Season 3 http://snooper-scope.in/the-engrossing-drama-behind-cricket-inside-edge-s3-to-release-soon/ Four More Shots Please Season 3, and The Family Man Season 3, etc. that are going to hit the screens in the coming days to provide all-round entertainment. So let’s sit back and enjoy the all genre magic that gets unfolded before our eyes.