Although the coronavirus pandemic has brought everything into a halt, one field is profiting heavily due to this unexpected circumstance and that is OTT platforms. Streaming giants like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Zee5 , MX Player and so on have been releasing films/shows on a consistent basis to keep the quarantined audience entertained.
It has proven beneficial for the viewers as well as they can watch many underrated shows and appreciate the emerging talents from OTT platforms while also appreciating how the technological transition and emergence of streaming sites give immense creative liberty to the makers.
Without further ado, here is the list of top 5 upcoming series to look out for:
The Last Hour (Amazon Prime)
The show is being directed by Amit Kumar (known for Monsoon Shootout) while Asif Kapadia is the executive producer. Starring Raima Sen and Sanjay Kapoor, the show will be based on a hill station located in the Himalayas with a touch of supernatural element. It is being called a supernatural thriller and will release in 2020. No official release date has been announced yet.
This upcoming Netflix show will revolve around the life of Beanie, a rising stand-up comedian from Mumbai while she struggles to find the perfect balance between her career, friends, boyfriend and family. The show Messy encompass Beanie’s attempt to find her tur calling and et her life on track. The show has been created by Ravi Patel while Neel Shah co-wrote it. It is alleged that Swara Bhaskar, as well as Vaarun Bhagat, will be starring in the show. No specific date has been revealed for this 2020 release.
Masaba Masaba (Netflix)
Renowned designer Masaba Gupta is one of the most successful people in her field. She has launched her own label, collaborated with some of the biggest brand names and made a unique identity for herself. However, underneath all the success, she is like any other millennial. This show on Netflix will take the audience through some of the legendary moments from her life.
Bombay Begums (Netflix)
This forthcoming show has been based in modern-day India. It will follow the story of 5 working women from the banking sector as they struggle with their personal ambitions, insecurities, ethics and crisis. The show is being directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, who previously directed the film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’.
Mirzapur Season 2 (Amazon Prime)
Amazon Prime’s most talked-about crime thriller ‘Mirzapur’ got renewed for a second season and will release in the year 2020. It will star Shweta Tripathi as Golu Gupta, Rasika Dugal as Beena Tripathi, Harshita Gaur as Dimpi Pandit and Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Bauji significant roles.