ALTBalaji is on a launching spree and has just announced the first Bhojpuri web series to hit their streaming screens. The series, titled Hero Vardiwala is based on the book Vardiwala Gunda by Prakash Sharma.
This will be the first Bhojpuri web series to hit the streaming screens. Mahesh Pandey Productions oversees producing the web series. Dinesh Lal Yadav and Aamrapali Dubey will be playing the lead roles in the series.
Aamrapali Dubey has been part of several successful Bhojpuri films like Nirhua Hindustan, Patna se Pakistan, Jigarwala, Bam Bam Bol Raha Hai Kashi and other. Her last mainstream film was Nirahua Chalal London.
Dinesh Lal Yadav has acted in several Bhojpuri films and is a singer, anchor, producer and television presenter. He started in 2006 with Chalat Musafir Moh Liyo Re and went on to act in films like Saat Saheliyan, Rakhwala, Ek Duuje Ke Liye and his last film was Saugandh.
Most of the streaming platforms are working towards creating more and more regional content on their platforms. Other platforms like Hotstar and Amazon Prime have a strong inventory of regional content. For itself, ALTBalaji has launched Tamil as well as Bengali web series. other than that, there’s also the streaming platform, Hoichoi that streams Bengali webseries on an exclusive basis.