Bollywood Unveils Its Secrets in Disney+ Hotstar’s ‘Showtime’ Series

Get ready to dive into the heart of Bollywood with the upcoming Disney+ Hotstar Hindi-language drama series, ‘Showtime.’ After dropping hints in December, the much-anticipated series has unveiled its first official trailer, promising a rollercoaster ride through the glitz, glamour, and untold tales of the Indian film industry. Mark your calendars for March 8, the launch date of ‘Showtime.’

According to Deadline, the trailer provides a sneak peek into the world of studios, stars, and power dynamics within Bollywood. A newsreader boldly calls out “nepotism,” setting the stage for a drama that will unravel the industry’s deepest secrets. The series stars Emraan Hashmi, Mahima Makwana, Mouni Roy, Rajeev Khandelwal, Shriya Saran, Vishal Vashishtha, Neeraj Madhav, Vijay Raaz, and the legendary Naseeruddin Shah.

Hashmi, portraying the role of Viktory Studios’ boss, expresses discontent, declaring, “I’ve worked day and night to get this studio to where it is!” The series promises a behind-the-scenes look at the emotional rollercoaster that unfolds off-camera.

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Karan Johar, Founder and Managing Director of Dharmatic Entertainment, shares, “Showtime is a show that showcases so many different shades of the industry.” He emphasizes the series’ attempt to bring audiences closer to the lives of those in the film industry, delving into the complexities of show and movie production.

Creator Sumit Roy assures that every character will resonate with the audience, keeping specific plot details under wraps. The series, produced by Dharmatic Entertainment, aims to spill the tea on the untold stories behind the scenes, blending showbiz, drama, and the unspoken struggles of the Bollywood world.

Gaurav Banerjee, Head of Content at Disney+ Hotstar & HSM Entertainment Network, Disney Star, comments, “The ensemble cast has come together beautifully to give life to what we can confidently say is here to entertain Bollywood fans with a no-holds-barred behind-the-curtains drama that is explosive and entertaining.”

Get ready for ‘Showtime,’ where the glitter, glamor, ego battles, and power struggles of Bollywood take center stage!

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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