Galaxy of India’s best storytellers attend Star India’s launch bash for Hotstar Specials

21 . Jan . 2019
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India’s most loved creative stalwarts of popular entertainment raised a toast to the next big leap in content innovation from Star India, which announced the launch of Hotstar Specials, India’s biggest and most spectacular initiative in original content for a billion screens.

The stellar line-up of superstars from the world of entertainment and creativity included Salman Khan, Rana Daggubati, Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Nitesh Tiwari, directors Neeraj Pandey, Kabir Khan, Nikkhil Advani, Ram Madhvani, Ayan Mukherjee, Venkat Prabhu, Sudhir Mishra, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Mahesh Manjrekar, Vishal Furia, Rohan Sippy, Debbie Rao and Sharad Devarajan. Veteran Mahesh Bhatt along with Soni Razdan, Producers like Mukesh Bhatt, Pooja Shetty, Sajid Nadiadwala director Govind Nihalani too graced the occasion.

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Hostar Specials is a bold and ambitious content foray from Star India, featuring shows from India’s most acclaimed storytellers, created especially and exclusively for India’s top OTT player, the digital content platform, Hotstar.  For its first set of Hotstar Specials, Star India has partnered with the best storytellers of India including Shekhar Kapur, Neeraj Pandey, Kabir Khan, Nikkhil Advani, Ram Madhvani, Venkat Prabhu, Sudhir Mishra, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nagesh Kukunoor, Mahesh Manjrekar, Vishal Furia, Rohan Sippy, Debbie Rao, Sharad Devarajan and Salman Khan! Hotstar Specials will provide them unique and never-before storytelling opportunities unrestricted by episode durations or format restrictions, to be created exclusively for the OTT platform Hotstar, which boasts of 350 million followers. Each show will be made available in 7 languages for Indian and global audiences.

With Hotstar Specials, Star India aims to create not only the biggest Indian stories, but also the most aspired to platform for creative leaders.

Watch the images from the event below 

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Nitesh Tiwari and Sajid Nadiawala
Karan Johar at the Star India's Glittering Launch Announcement
Karan Johar, Mahesh Bhatt and Sonia Rozdan
Pooja Shetty and Ayan Mukherjee
Mahesh Bhatt and Ayan Mukherjee
Stars at the launch
Salman Khan and Kabir Khan
Rana Daggubati