OTT has become an integral part of our lives. It is difficult to find someone who does not have any OTT subscription and the one who does not love watching films and series from the comfort of your home. Last year has changed everything about people. While we were locked inside our homes, we started becoming comfortable at home more than at any theatre. Many films released last year on the digital space while we also got some amazing webseries to watch as well. In all, OTT is the new trend now and hence people want to know everything about the digital space. Hence we bring you all that happened in this week in the OTT medium. Yes, it is time to look at the biggest stories that took place in the digital medium. Take a look at the OTT newsmakers of the week:
Akshaye Khanna-Raveena Tandon's face-off
Akshaye Khanna and Raveena Tandon are all set to share the screen for the first time. They will be seen together as rivals in Vijay Gutte's Legacy. This is surely going to be a visual treat for fans. The drama series would be shot across multiple countries bringing to screen the feud between the characters being portrayed by these two stars. Vijay Gutte known for The Accidental Prime Minister will be directing Legacy and this will be the filmmaker's maiden outing on the OTT space, and his second association with Akshaye Khanna.
Pratik Gandhi on Scam 1992 vs The Big Bull
Abhishek Bachchan's The Big Bull has been in the news ever since it started streaming online. There have been many comparisons between Abhishek Bachchan's The Big Bull and Pratik Gandhi starrer Scam 1992. In an interview with Spotboye, Pratik Gandhi had finally opened up on his Scam 1992 performance being compared to Abhishek Bachchan's in The Big Bull. He feels the comparison is unfair and that no two individuals especially artists can be or should be compared. He says as they are different human beings, the way they think, feel, emote is bound to be different so there is no sense in any comparison.
Amitabh Bachchan remembers the 70's
Amitabh Bachchan had posted a throwback picture with a post on how success was measured in the 1970s and 80s by the number of weeks. He wrote, "The 1970’s .. and the years when films did 50 weeks and 100 weeks .. and 6-7 Of them being released in the same year .. DON , KASME VAADE, TRISHUL, MUQADDAR KA SIKANDAR, GANGA KI SAUGANDH etc and all doing more than 50 weeks .. now OTT millions make success graphs.."
LOL- Hasse Toh Phasse
Amazon Prime is here with a surprise for Indian fans. They have started the local version of the International Amazon Original Series LOL in India. LOL- Hasse Toh Phasse, the new unscripted comedy reality show which will launch on the streaming service on April 30th, promises to offer unlimited laughs. The show pits ten professional comedians against each other for six consecutive hours with two objectives – to make the others in the house laugh and more importantly, ensure that they do not laugh or even smile themselves. The last contestant to remain straight-faced will be the winner and will take home a grand prize. India’s finest comedy entertainers Cyrus Broacha, Sunil Grover, Suresh Menon, Gaurav Gera, Kusha Kapila, Mallika Dua, Ankita Shrivastav, Aakash Gupta, Aditi Mittal, Aadar Malik make the incredible line-up of contestants who will be under the constant watch of the hosts Boman Irani and Arshad Warsi.
Searching For Sheela Trailer
Searching For Sheela trailer released recently and has already received a lot of positive response. It gives us a glimpse into the life of controversial figure Ma Anand Sheela who was the spokesperson of the Osho movement in the 80s and the secretary of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. This documentary will showcase Ma Anand Sheela's return to India after several decades and her interactions with the media. It will feature Ma Anand Sheela's popularity and stories. The trailer shows Sheela's journey in the US where she pleaded guilty to attempted murder and assault for her role in the 1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack.
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