Seven One/ MY3/ Anupama-Namaste America: Webisoda Weekly OTT Update April #2

Hi and welcome back to one more installment of Webisoda’s weekly update! It’s been a long week so let’s relax and look forward to a chill weekend! 

In pop culture news, Bridgrerton, the British slow-burn romantic series that took the world by a storm with its first two seasons has been renewed for a third and a fourth season! That subtle build-up in romance, the drama of high-class society, the gossip and the tug of war between relationships- a true chef’s kiss! Who will be the diamond of the upcoming seasons?

The Grammy’s were held this past week, with Olivia Rodrigo making an impressive Grammy debut with three whopping wins. Speaking of the academy, the Oscars Academy Award has banned Will Smith for his untoward and violent behaviour towards host Chris Rock. What do you think of this punishment?

Coming back to India paparazzi, reports state that the current Bollywood leading lady Alia Bhatt and heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor are to be married in RK Studios, Mumbai on 17th April 2022. In other news, Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja just announced their pregnancy! Congratulations to the happy couple! But a slight kink in this happy news, is reports state that the couple had their home broken in in a robbery, with items worth 1.4 crores stolen! Appalling! 

With that update, let’s delve back into the world of Indian OTTs. Here is everything you need for your weekend watchlist!

  • Seven One: Soap opera fame Hina Khan dropped her first look from her upcoming web series ‘Seven One’ very recently. This is a cop drama, and promises to keep you on the edge of your seats with the protagonist Hina Khan as Radhika Shroff taking you on a thrilling, dynamic, cop-action story! 
  • Anupama- Namaste America: This Hotstar special series is a prequel set 17 years before the very famous television series Anupama. This will explore the past of the lead character and her husband Vanraj and how she grows into a multi-layered woman. This is also the first time in Indian entertainment where a web series is airing simultaneously with a running television series! Exciting, right?

  • Roadies-OG: The violent and crass youth-based reality show is coming back with full force! Ranvijay Singha and Raghu-Rajiv come back as judges for civilian contestants and reality star Gauhar Khan has also reportedly joined the show as a host! This show will throw a series of difficult challenges at the contestant- the strongest ones prevail! This isn’t a show for everyone but if you like nitty-gritty, high pressure, fast-action drama, this is the show for you! 
  • The Last Flight: This bilingual series follows the story of Major Atul Garje who sacrificed his life to protect civilians on his last flight. We will see Shreya Talpade as the protagonist in this moving story about bravery, courage, and patriotism. Shreyas Talpade will also be seen in the recently released movie Kaun Pravin Tambe

  • MY3: MY3 brings to the forefront Oru Kann Oru Kaadal movie fame Hansika Motwani in a leading role. Her debut Hotstar streaming web series follows her on a fresh, vivacious, rom-com journey specially handcrafted for youngsters! Excited?

That brings us to the end of the second installment of this month’s weekly updates. Why does it feel that April has been uneventful yet eventful at the same time? Let us know what you think about this binge list, and stay tuned for more!

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