Viu to launch music-filled comedy series 'Banned'

Viu to launch music-filled comedy series 'Banned'
Published: 3 September 2018 - 5 a.m.
By: Digital Studio Middle East Staff

Viu is set to launch an upcoming music-filled comedy series ‘Banned’. Produced by ‘Bodhi Tree’, the series will take the audience along the rollercoaster journey of four Punjabi musicians who get stuck in a political conundrum for an antisocial act in their music video, putting the spotlight on freedom of speech.

The series will include songs by the talented singers from the Bollywood industry, Shashwat Singh and Vivek Hariharan. The star cast includes Paresh Pahuja, Sheetal Thakur, Sahil Anand, Deepak Kalra, Vivek Mushran among others.

Bimal Unnikrishnan, Head Content - Viu India said, “Our original series Banned focuses on freedom of speech. We pick subjects which focus on the topics that are interesting to millennials today and bring them to life with storylines that are engaging and fresh.”

Sharing his views on the series director Ashish Shukla said, “Much sincere, hard work has gone into every detail of Banned. The music composed for it has cinematic impact and will surely touch many hearts. I’m happy to work with Viu India, because the team really understands the point of view of millennials, and this has been an opportunity to direct a show that can make a difference in the way people think.”

Embark on this journey of ‘Banned’ with access to the first four episodes airing immediately followed by the rest, which will be available each week starting Friday, Sept exclusively on the Viu platform.


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