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Applause Entertainment releases 18 premium drama series in 19 months

It is presently developing Indian versions of the hit series Call My Agent, Fauda and Luther.

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MUMBAI: The content ecosystem has witnessed a boom with the advent of streaming services and an upsurge in non-linear content consumption. Amidst the creative revolution, Applause Entertainment has produced 18 diverse shows in multiple languages in a short span of time.

Spearheaded by the media veteran Sameer Nair, the content creation studio has focused on a combination of smart originals of international formats, book to screen adaptations, and Applause Originals. It has created the official Indian adaptations of popular international shows including The Office, Criminal Justice, Hostages and Your Honor.

Applause is presently developing Indian versions of the hit series Call My Agent, Fauda and Luther. The studio’s latest offering, Scam 1992 The Harshad Mehta Story, is currently the highest rated show on IMDB in India (9.6) and #21 amongst the top 50 television shows globally. Shows produced by Applause are currently streaming on leading global video streaming services including Disney+Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, SonyLiv and MX Player.

Applause Entertainment CEO Sameer Nair said, “We are truly humbled by the phenomenal response from audiences for all our content. From Criminal Justice to Scam 1992, it’s been a delightful journey creating our shows, collaborating with best in class talent, creators and business partners! We are here to dazzle, delight, disturb and disrupt, and this is just the beginning.”

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