Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we are compelled to stay at home with more leisure time. With more staying at home, we have been more and more addicted to our phone and televisions, and with the current prevailing situation it doesn’t seem to get better.
In the absence of movies and TV shows, web series have come to rescue during the COVID-19 lockdown. Various OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, Zee5, etc. Hence, we have brought to you the list of upcoming Indian web series to look forward to in August 2020 to let you stay engaged at home. Take a look!
Upcoming Indian Web Series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, ZEE5, MX player and others
Abhay Season 2, ZEE5
The thriller web series Abhay is returning with its second season and will be premiered on 14th August 2020 on ZEE5. Kunal Khemu will be playing the role of an investigating officer while Ram Kappor will play the astagonist. Chunky Panday’s character is described as a dual-faced criminal, while Asha Negi plays a journalist. The series will also feature Bidita Bag, Raghav Juyal, Indraneil Sengupta, Nidhi Singh and Asheema Vardhan. The series will have 8 episodes and directed by Ken Ghosh.
Bandish Bandits, Amazon Prime
Bandish Bandits is a rom-com story of a rising pop sensation Tamanna and a classical singer Radhe played by Shreya Chaudhary and Ritwik Bhowmik respectively. The story revolves around the problems they face once they get into relationship and how they solve it. The series has been released on Amazon Prime on 4th August.
A Suitable Boy, Netflix
A Suitable Boy has been adapted from the novel of the same name by Vikram Seth and is written by Andrew Davie. The drama features Tabu, Ishaan Khatter, Tanya Maniktala, Rasika Dugal, and Ram Kapoor and is directed by Mira Nair. The story revolves around a university student Lata who dwells in North India in 1951 and looks for a suitable life partner. The first episode has been premiered on 26th July but rest will be soon released in August 2020 on Netflix.
Masaba Masaba, Netflix
Masaba Masaba is a scripted web series based on the life of famous designer Masaba Gupta focusing on her personal and professional life. It will feature Masaba Gupta herself along with her mother Neena Gupta and Neil Bhoopalam. The series has been written and directed by Sonam Nair. It will release on Netflix, however, the exact release date is yet to be announced.
Aashram, MX Player
Aashram is about the religious leaders and babas who have cheated people in the name of faith. Produced and Directed by Prakash Jha, Aashram starring Bobby Deol, is all set to release on August 28 on MX Player. However, while launching the trailer, considering that the topic is sensitive, he has released a disclaimer video. Apart from Bobby Deol, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Sachin Shroff, Anupriya Goenka, Aditi Pohankar, Darshan Kumar and Adhyayan Suman in pivotal roles.