Bollywood star Kajol and Disney+ Hotstar are teaming up for her first web series, the streamer announced on Monday. The creators announced Kajol’s debut with a teaser.
The project on the streaming platform will mark Kajol‘s foray into long-form content. The show’s teaser referenced Kajol’s film starring Shah Rukh Khan, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’s famous “palat scene”. “A star’s debut on #DisneyPlusHotstar,” the creators wrote.
Sharing the teaser for Kajol’s show, the creators wrote, “Kuch kuch ho raha hai, tum nahi samjhoge. Can you guess what we’re up to? 🤩”. The creators claim fans will see Kajol’s “brand new avatar” in upcoming Hotstar Specials.
Sharing his excitement, Kajol said in a statement, “Exploring new formats is always a challenge; but it’s a good thing because I like to face challenges head on. Being an avid fan of digital series, the concept has always been intriguing; and after watching cool shows like Aarya and Rudra, I knew there was no other platform than Disney+ Hotstar to start my series journey.
Although more information about Kajol’s show is still under wraps, the web series is said to be directed by Suparn Varma who is famous in The Family Man 2.
A report from Peeping Moon has shared some details about Kajol’s role in this webcast. Kajol is said to have signed on to this project as the female lead and will play the role of a mother and wife “who has to start her career for the sake of her family.”
A source shared with the publication, “Kajol will be playing the role of a new-age mom for once again, however, this show has a lot more to it than meets the eye. It’s intense drama with crime, politics, and family all thrown in to make this an engaging watch. It’s a high profile storyline and was planned as a multi-season show.
Kajol made her OTT debut with her Netflix movie Tribhanga. The film also starred Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar in lead roles along with Kajol. Kajol recently made headlines when she received an invitation to join the Oscar jury.