SonyLIV has announced an overhaul of itself dubbed “all new SonyLIV” that promises a bunch of new original series featuring the likes of Jimmy Shergill (A Wednesday!) and Amit Sadh (Breathe).
Indian premières of American TV shows including the Kirsten Dunst-led On Becoming A God in Central Florida, and collaborations with a host of Indian talent, from stand-up comedian Vir Das to National Award-winning writer-director Hansal Mehta.
Many of its new licenses, apart from the Indian originals.
Avrodh: The Siege Within
Avrodh: The Siege Within, based on the “surgical strikes” after the 2016 Uri terrorist attack, which were also the basis of the 2019 movie Uri: The Surgical Strike.
It’s been directed by Raj Acharya.
Shergill stars in Your Honor a remake of an Israeli original about an honest judge who obstructs justice after his son is involved in a hit-and-run.
Niwas (Shool) is the director. Both Avrodh and Your Honor are produced by Applause Entertainment, the content owner of the Aditya Birla Group.
Other talents include
- writer Saumya Joshi (102 Not Out),
- writer Saurabh Tewari (Zindagi Ki Mehak),
- director Subhash Kapoor (Jolly LLB),
- director Subramanian S. Iyer (Crime Patrol),
- writer-director Tigmanshu Dhulia (Paan Singh Tomar),
- director Vikas Bahl (Queen),
- producer Vipul Shah (Namaste England).
Cricket (India, Big Bash League, Women’s Big Bash League, Abu Dhabi T1),
football (UEFA Champions League, Serie A, FA Cup),
tennis (Australian Open),
wrestling (WWE, UFC),
motorsport (Formula E).
SonyLIV will continue to have all the content coming in via Sony India’s TV channels, which includes Kaun Banega Crorepati with Amitabh Bachchan, Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, and The Kapil Sharma Show among others.
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