SonyLIV 2.0 recently celebrated the second anniversary of its relaunch. To mark the two years in its new avatar, SonyLIV 2.0 is expanding its content offering with 50 plus Hindi and 50 plus other language premium content. The platform will soon foray into Tamil originals with its first web-series Meme Boys, Tamil Rockerz among others; followed by originals in Telugu and Malayalam.
Here are the details of some of the upcoming shows:
Tanaav- The action drama will be directed by Sudhir Mishra and co-directed by Sachin Mamta Krishn. Being produced by Applause Entertainment, the cast list includes Manav Vij, Sumit Kaul, Rajat Kapoor, Shashank Arora, Arbaaz Khan, Zarina Wahab, Ekta Kaul, Waluscha De Sousa, Danish Hussain, Satyadeep Mishra, Sukhmani Sadana, Sahiba Bali, Amit Gaur, Arslan Goni, Rockey Raina, M.K. Raina, Sheen Dass and Aryaman Seth.
Set against the idyllic backdrop of Kashmir in the year 2017, Tanaav tells the story of a Special Unit, their bravery and courage. Delving into the human drama behind the ideologies, dealing with complex emotions and flawed characters, all of whom share the same feelings of love, loss, betrayal and revenge, Tanaav is a socio-political action drama with family at its core.
Freedom at Midnight- The show will be directed by Nikkhil Advani, while Abhinandan Gupta, Adwitiya Kareng Das and Gundeep Kaur serve as the writer.
Based on the book by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins, Freedom at Midnight is an epic political thriller/drama that highlights several incidents from the year of India’s independence and interconnected stories about crucial events and personalities who played a significant role in writing the country’s history as we know today.
Dr. Arora– Sajid Ali and Archit Kumar serve as the director. The cast includes Kumud Mishra, Gaurav Parajuli, Vivek Mushran, Ajitesh Gupta, Vidya Malvade, Sandeepa Dhar and Shekhar Suman.
SonyLIV’s dramedy Dr. Arora is a show documenting the interesting life and times of a travelling sex consultant in a country where people are either too scared off talking about intimate problems or treat it like a taboo.
Avrodh 2– This original will be directed by Raj Acharya. Abir Chatterjee, Mohan Agashe, Neeraj Kabi, Anant Mahadevan, Aahana Kumra, Rajesh Khattar and Sanjay Suri will be a part of the cast.
The show is inspired by the ninth chapter of Shiv Aroor and Rahul Singh’s book India’s Most Fearless 2.
Maharani 2– Karan Sharma will direct the latest season of the show created by Subhash Kapoor and Nandan Singh. The star cast includes Huma Qureshi, Sohum Shah, Amit Sial, Nandan Singh, Pramod Pathak, Kani Kusruti, Inaam ul Haq, Kannan Arunachalam, Vineet Kumar, Ashique Hussain, Harish Khanna, Atul Tiwari, Alok Chatterjee, Sushil Pandey, Tarun Kumar, Sanjay Sharma, Nirmal Kant, Anuja Sathe, Neha Chauhan, Aditya Kumar, Sunil Palwal, Sukumar Tudu, Ansha Sayyed and Robin Das.
One year after Rani sent Bheema Bharti to jail from the Assembly floor and promised a fair and transparent administration to people of Bihar, she is struggling on both personal and professional front. Will she be able to deliver the expectations of people in season 2?
SCAM 2003: The Telgi Story– Hansal Mehta and Tushar Hiranandani will direct this story. Gagan Dev Riar is one of the actors to be revealed.
Adapted from the Hindi-language book Reporter Ki Diary from journalist Sanjay Singh, the story revolves around Abdul Karim Telgi, who became the mastermind behind one of the most ingenious schemes in Indian history that spread across multiple states and shook the entire country.
Faadu– Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari serves as the showrunner, while Saumya Joshi is the writer of the upcoming show. Saiyami Kher and Pavail Gulati will be seen in this love story.
A unique, intense poetic love story between two different thinking characters.
Pulwama Key No 1026– This show will be directed by Onir. The eight-episode series is based on award-winning author and journalist Rahul Pandita’s book The Lover Boy of Bahawalpur. The series is a tribute to all those martyrs whose dreams were blown to smithereens the minute the suicide bomber’s car hit the bus.
Rocket Boys 2- Abhay Pannu will direct the upcoming story created by Nikkhil Advani. The cast list includes Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, Regina Cassandra and Dibyendu Bhattacharya.
Jazz City ’71 – Fight for Language– This Soumik Sen’s creation will be directed by R S Vimal.
Jehanabad – Jail Break and Heart Break– Sudhir Mishra is the showrunner, while Rajeev Barnwal & Satyanshu Singh will direct the upcoming show.
Good Bad Girl- This show will be created by Vikas Bahl.
Children of Freedom- Sudhir Mishra serves as the showrunner.
Garmi- This show is being created by Tigmanshu Dhulia.
Jengaburu – A Billion Dollar Curse- Nila Madhav Panda serves as the creator and director.
Main Sahir Hoon- This will be created by Manish Hariprasad.
Summer of ’77 – Children of Freedom- Sudhir Mishra serves as the creator and director.
India’s First Election- Rahul Dholakia serves as the creator and director.
Meme Boys- Gokul Krishna serves as the showrunner of the show created by Rajiv Rajaram and Drishya Gautam. Produced by Rainshine Studios, the show’s cast includes Guru Somasundaram, Badava Gopi, Aadhitya Bhaskar, Siddharth Babu, Jayanth, Namritha and Nikhil Nair.
Four unassuming college kids run an anonymous meme page that takes on their oppressive college administration one joke at a time, accidentally starting a college-wide revolution.
TamilRockerz- Arivazhagan will direct the show while Manoj Kumar Kalaivanan serves as the writer. The cast includes Arun Vijay, Vani Bhojan, Ishwarya Menon, Azhagam Perumal, Vinodhini Vaidyanathan and MS Bhaskar.
When the notorious piracy group, Tamilrockerz publicly announce their plan to leak the massively budgeted and highly anticipated, ‘GARUDA’, ‘Athiradi Star’ Adithya’s next movie, a special team headed by Rudra, a cop with a scarred past, must fight against time, unruly fans, and an anonymous network of cyber pirates to secure the movie.
Kaiyum Kalavum- Karthik Subbaraj serves as the showrunner of the story created by Rohit Nandakumar.
Produced by Stonebench, the cast list includes Sanchana Natrajan, Rohit Nandakumar, Madonna Sebastian, Senthil, Karu. Pazhaniappan, Ramya Nambeesan, Chaams, Vivek Prasanna and Vijay Adhiraj.
A series of serendipitous events bring together a compulsive thief and an unlucky pickpocket inching closer to being in love with every act of theft they commit.
Victim- This story will be directed by Venkat Prabhu, Chimbudeven, Pa.Ranjith & Rajesh M. Produced by Black ticket productions, Axess Film Factory, the show’s cast includes Amala Paul, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Guru Somasundaram, Lizzie Anton, Prasanna, Nataraja Subramanian, Thambi Ramaiah, Kalaiarasan Harikrishnan and Nasser M.
The anthology is all about how a section of people are becoming the victims of society. Each director has made their parts in their style.
Journey- This show will be directed by Cheran Pandian and produced by Compass8 Films. Kalaiarasan Harikrishnan, Prasanna, Aari Arjunan, Divya Bharathi, Anju Kurian, Aadukalam Naren, Kashyap Bharbarya will be a part of the cast.
Accidental Farmer & Co.- Sugan Jay is the writer and director, while Balaji Mohan is the showrunner. Produced by Trend Loud and Open window, the cast includes Vaibhav Reddy, Ramya Pandian, Vinodhini, Badava Gopi and Chutti Aravind.
Iru Dhruvam 2- The show will be directed by Arun Prakash and produced by Applause Entertainment. Prasanna, Nanda and Abhirami Venkatachalam will act in the upcoming show.
With a brand new logo and interface, refreshed user experience, enhanced brand identity and new premium content, the latest version launched SonyLIV 2.0 had launched in 2020.