Hey, let's update you folks about the trending OTT news for today. From the makers of The Family Man confirming the third season to Tovino Thomas's Kala's disappearance from Amazon Prime Video and more – so much has happened in a single day. Find out here:
The Family Man gets a third season
Even before the second season's release, the makers of The Family Man have confirmed that the series would have a third one too. A source close to the development of the same told Pinkvilla, "Amazon Prime has renewed the Raj and DK series for a third season. The top executives have seen the content and are happy with the way season 2 has shaped up. Given the cliffhangers and the growing fanbase of the franchise, the makers are definitely in the process of announcing a season 3 soon."
Madhuri in SLB's Heera Mandi?
If reports are to be believed, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is planning to approach Madhuri Dixit for a special Mujra number in his web film called Heera Mandi. A source close to the development of the same had told Filmfare, "Sanjay Leela Bhansali has almost locked the cast of his magnum opus series Heera Mandi that he’s planning for Netflix. It’s being mounted on a grand scale, on a lavish budget, and Sonakshi Sinha and Huma Qureshi have already been locked to play important characters in the show. But apart from them, SLB wanted to get Madhuri for a beautiful mujra that he’s planning. That will be one of the biggest highlights in the film."
Sidharth Shukla's toughest scene in Broken But Beautiful 3
BollywoodLife.com got in touch with Sidharth Shukla for his upcoming web series with Sonia Rathee. We asked him about his toughest scene and the actor said, "Honestly, it’s the scene where I was supposed to be playing drunk. There’s a fine line where one can either overdo or underplay in such a scene and I have never really played drunk in any of my past projects. Hence, I was a little apprehensive about getting it right but after we completed the scene, my director and team were confident that it's gone well."
Disney Plus Hostar's slate to come out soon
Disney Plus Hotstar has quite a lot of content releasing on the platform. Though they had earlier announced the film releases, get ready for a new release slate. The direct to digital Hindi film premieres will include films like Saif Ali Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Yami Gautam, and Arjun Kapoor's Bhoot Police, Kriti Sanon's Mimi, Shilpa Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Meezaan Jaafrey and Pranitha Subhash's Hungama2, Radhika Madan, Sunny Kaushal, Mohit Raina, and Diana Penty's Shiddat,
RRR's digital rights sold
If reports are to be believed then ZEE5 has bought the streaming rights of Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt starrer RRR for a whopping Rs 325 crore. It is being said that the pre-release business of SS Rajamouli's RRR has been fantastic. Right from the theatrical, digital, music, and satellite rights, RRR's business is said to be in the range of Rs 800-850 crores. And it is being said that the film is making profits even before the release.
Samantha Akkineni getting trolled
Angry Tamilians took to their social media handle and expressed their disappointment for portraying their community in a bad light. Samantha Akkineni is getting trolled for portraying Tamilians as extremists. People are calling for a ban.
Amazon Studios greenlights the second season of The Wheel of Time
Amazon Studios announced The Wheel of Time being renewed for a second season. Season one wraps today. Based on Robert Jordan's best-selling fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time follows the story of Moiraine, a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai. She arrives in the small town of Two Rivers and eventually embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.
Ek Mini Katha trailer dropped, film to be out on THIS date
The trailer of Ek Mini Katha starring Santosh Shobhan, Kavya Thapar, Shraddha Das, Brahmaji, Sapthagiri was dropped today. The film will be out on 27th May on Amazon Prime Studios.
Tovino Thomas' Kala disappeared from Amazon Prime Video
Tovino Thomas starrer Kala has been removed from Amazon Prime Studios. The reason is unknown while some are saying there was a technical glitch due to which the film is not being seen on the OTT platform.
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