Hotstar Specials: Star India collaborates with Salman Khan, Kabir Khan, among others for new OTT platform
Hotstar had tapped several filmmakers and actors, including Salman Khan, Kabir Khan and Nagesh Kukunoor for Hotstar Specials
OTT platform Hotstar has announced Hotstar Specials, a platform that will showcase original content of varied formats and genres. Further, Star India's streaming platform has collaborated with the likes of Salman Khan, Kabir Khan, Shekhar Kapur, Nagesh Kukunoor, Mahesh Manjrekar, Rohan Sippy and Sudhir Mishra, among others.
#Hotstar, the OTT platform, announces #HotstarSpecials... Partners with Shekhar Kapur, Neeraj Pandey, Kabir Khan, Nikkhil Advani, Ram Madhvani, Venkat Prabhu, Sudhir Mishra, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nagesh Kukunoor, Mahesh Manjrekar, Rohan Sippy and Salman Khan for digital content.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 15, 2019
With Hotstar Specials, we can challenge the television conventions and thoughts, which in some ways were limiting in today's world, in terms of formats, number of episodes and themes in a meaningful way,” Sanjay Gupta, MD, Star India, told The Hindu BusinessLine, adding that an explosion of screens with the advent of smartphones demands a surge of diversified content.
Hotstar Specials, as per the report, will release all episodes of a particular series at one go, much like its fellow streaming sites, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. The shows released on the platform would also be available in six other languages apart from the language that the show is made in. The content on the streaming service will also be available for offline consumption.
Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro at ₹499 for the first year. Use code PRO499. Limited period offer. *T&C apply
Set in and around Mumbai's red-light area, Kamathipura chronicles a woman police officer's pursuit to unearth a mystery around a serial killer.
Netflix India's Monika Shergill responds to OTT guidelines: 'The goal of the govt and industry is to do the best for consumers and creators'
As Netflix India announces its 2021 slate, Vice-President Monika Shergill is optimistic about the I&B Ministry's guidelines for OTT platforms
Although light and palatable, Moxie isn't shallow. It's a primer on feminist activism for teenagers just about starting to make sense of the glaring gender inequality at home and beyond.