As the digital world is advancing, the web series’ are profoundly getting popular. Initially, we had YouTube as a channel to watch web series. But with the launch of NetFlix and Amazon Prime, the competition is increasing day by day. NetFlix is an American media service provider from California. Already famous in the USA they have entered the Indian Market with Sacred Games as the first Indian Series and are planning to capture Indian market. Amazon prime and Hotstar are already famous and Netflix is trying harder to get more subscriptions. With INR 500 as the monthly subscription, they have to really tighten their socks with better content. Along with Sacred Games and Lust Stories, Netflix is planning to launch a few more series. Let’s find out more about the upcoming web series that you should binge watch.
The other series which is getting a lot of attention nowadays is Ghoul. Being the queen of Netflix Radhika Apte is yet again on it. She will be portraying a role of a military interrogator who gets her father arrested and sets an example of courage in front of everyone. The trailer itself shows that she is at her best. You will witness some horror and supernatural tale. To know how she handles the case and what actually the story is, we have to tune in to it from 24th August 2018.
Amazon Prime made an official announcement of their latest series “Mirzapur” starring Shweta Tripathi and Ali Fazal produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Excel Entertainment. Shweta Tripathi will be seen playing a confident girl from Mirzapur. It has been declared that this series will hit the screen after Inside Edge 2. The official banner and teaser are released.
Amazon Prime Video has concealed Irfan Khan for this series. It will be a political satire about Indian bureaucracy. Though the official announcement was made in October 2017 this series is the most awaited one. We all already know about the talented IrfanKhan so we just can’t wait to see him. The show is created by Gurusimran Khamba who is also a founder of AIB. Keep your excitement high for this series. It will surely make you go gaga over it.
Bard of Blood:
Everyone is just planning to launch a web series, the recent to join in the race is none other than Shahrukh Khan. Yes, you heard it right his home production Red Chillies Entertainment is planning to launch a series. Emran Hashmi will head the series as Kabir Anand. The series will be based on a book penned by Bilal Siddiqi. Though it is only official announced, the trailer is not yet released. So SRK here we are waiting for your trailer!
The latest to add is a web series directed by Meghna Gulzar. The Raazi director is all set to direct a web series on the life of top cop Rakesh Maria. In association with Phantom films and Reliance Entertainment, the official announcement is made. This series will portray the life of Mumbai cops and will also include some test cases and also how he investigated 26/11 terror attack. The only terrorist survivor Ajmal Kasab was also interrogated by him, it will surely give you goosebumps. The production house could not contain their excitement and posted on her twitter handle and made an official announcement for the same.
Comicstaan Season 2
The first season of Comicstaan on Amazon prime is already a hit. Amazon has said in one of the interviews that Comicstaan is the most streamed series on Amazon Prime. So Amazon had made an official announcement of launching the second season of Comicstaan which will feature Zakir Khan an Indore Born Comedian. Also, there will be a new set of contestants. Comicstaan 2 will be back with a fresh dose of laughter. Most probably, it is expected to go on the floor in 2019.
Kabir Khan is making a web series on Subhash Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army. With this Kabir Khan marks his digital debut on Amazon Original. It will be a mini-series showcasing a story of men and women who fought during the heroic war for our Independence. The shooting has started and yet there is no official announcement on release date.
Sujoy Ghosh the creator of the film Kahani is now making a web series named Suspect X for Amazon Prime which will be an adaptation from the Japanese author’s book “The Devotion of Suspect X”. No official announcement is made of its release and if the talks are to be believed, Saif Ali Khan will be seen in this series.
If you ask me the list of more upcoming web series in near future, I must tell you it’s promising and the list is never-ending. Many official announcements have been made and yet no deets on it. The main USP of the digital web series is they can bring fresh and fearless content. The other USP is they don’t have to really worry about censor board. It is different from feature films and that is the reason why so many filmmakers are opting for it. But yes, one thing which I can promise you is that we all are surely going to have a blast watching them.