Vasu, Akhil and Kay are returning! Expect more conversations that are unfiltered and more dating advice and sibling banter as Hiccups and Hookups returns for season 2. In the year following the premiere of Lionsgate Play’s first Hindi original show that received a massive responses across the globe and it is scheduled to begin Season 2 of Hiccups and Hookups. The first season of the series was the most watched show for the platform’s streaming service which was it’s debut original series in India.
In a statement by Rohit Jain, MD of Lionsgate South Asia and Networks – Emerging Markets Asia said “After an extremely successful season of Hiccups and Hookups We are ready to introduce viewers to second season of the show in 2022. We hope to continue creating local content that will appeal to audiences. Hiccups & Hookups brought an enormous appeal, which led to fans. 2022 will be an era of massive growth to Lionsgate Play with original content and this has set the bar higher.”
Mrinalini Khanna, Vice President, Originals, Lionsgate India further added, “Second seasons are always an obstacle for any show that’s well-done. We’re fully prepared to rise to the challenge by bringing back the Rao’s with a greater impact while also exploring the themes the show touched on in the first season: friendship, family and finding your own. With an incredible cast, the aim of Season 2 will be to show the heart and soul of the show, while also delivering on the entertainment factor which is the reason we’re going to launch Season 2 back with fresh director and a new vision.”
In the wake of the announcement of Season 2’s premiere, Lara Dutta who plays the pivotal character of Vasudha is excited: “Season 1 received a amazing response and I am thrilled that viewers connected to Vasudha. I’d like to thank the viewers for the support they’ve shown me and to the whole cast. We’re ready to return for another thrilling series which will feature many twists and turns. And honestly, I’m excited for the season to begin to show how Vasudha’s journey will unfold from now on”.
Prateik Babbar who plays a significant character Akhil who owns a dating app in the series stated, “We are excited to bring round two of Hiccups and Hookups to our loyal fans. This time, expect lots of action, drama and excitement that was missed in the earlier season. The first season was well-loved, and that the new season will be brimming with just full of joy.”
The show will continue from season one, which revolves around Vasudha who is played by Lara Dutta, Akhil played by Prateik Babbar as well as Kay which was played by the charming young Shinnova who made her digital debut with the series. Together, they make an amazing trio that navigates the extremes and lows of their lives as they find their way together, as individuals to explore the unexplored and in turn ending up in a mess as happened in the first season. May better sense prevail among them in the new season so that they can clear up all the mess and make a new beginning. Good Luck guys!