Disney+ Hotstar to premiere 11-episode prequel to hit show ‘Anupama’

Disney+ Hotstar to premiere 11-episode prequel to hit show ‘Anupama’

Actor Rupali Ganguly will be returning to reprise the titular character.

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Mumbai: Streaming major Disney+ Hotstar has announced that it will release a 11-episode prelude to Star Plus' hit television series “Anupama.”

The forthcoming series will see actor Rupali Ganguly reprising her popular role in the digital space. Joining her will be on-screen husband played by Sudhanshu Pandey, as well as the entire cast from the series. The episodes of the prequel will be released over 11 days exclusively on the streaming service.

“Experimenting with new formats is a norm at Disney+ Hotstar, and this vision has led to the genesis of a prequel of the audience's favorite television show,” said head content Disney+ Hotstar and HSM entertainment network Gaurav Banerjee. “Following the response of our recent titles, and the avid fan following for Anupama, we took the opportunity to further deepen their connection with the character in an all-new format. We are confident that this exciting format will resonate well with India’s series-loving fandom and make the viewers fall in love with the character once again.”

Launched in July 2020, “Anupama” has already aired over 500 episodes. A Hindi adaptation of the popular Bengali series “Sreemoyee”, the show is centered on the life of a Gujarati homemaker.