Showtime OTT Release Date, OTT Platform, Time, Cast, Watch Online

Showtime OTT Release Date, Cast, OTT platform, Time, Trailer, and many more details are available in this article. Showtime series digital streaming rights are bagged by Disney+ Hotstar and the series hit the OTT space on 08 March 2024. Cinema is always considered a glamorous world, and the lives of actors and actresses are always considered a boon by many people who aim to become actors but can’t make it due to some reasons. To date, there are many people out there in India who want to know the personal lives of actors and actresses, and there are a few media platforms that always make money out of the rumors they spread about the personal lives of actors. We have seen a few films that took a dig at the Indian media’s craving for viewership by presenting the personal lives of celebrities as hot news. Now we are getting a chance to understand the lives of movie celebrities through a new series titled “Showtime.”

“Showtime” is a new series that has been announced by one of the biggest OTT platforms in India, Disney+ Hotstar. Makers have released the first look video for this new series all of a sudden, without any prior announcements. The first-look video released by the makers has already grabbed the attention of the audience, who are keen to know the lives behind the glamorous Bollywood actors. To know more about this upcoming Hindi series, read this article completely till the end.

Showtime OTT Release Date, Digital Rights, and Satellite Rights

“Showtime” is a series created by Sumit Roy, who earlier worked as a writer for a few well-known movies under the Dharma Productions banner, like “Rocky Aur Rani ki Prem Kahani” and “Gehraiyaan.” This series is directed by Mihir Desai and Archit Kumar under the supervision of director and producer Karan Johar. The makers announced this series as an epic saga of legacy and ambition in the world of cinema.

Streaming PartnerDisney+ Hotstar
Digital Release Date08 March 2024
Theatrical Release DateNA
DirectorMihir Desai and Archit Kumar
StarringEmraan Hashmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Mouni Roy, and others
Film IndustryBollywood

Showtime Series OTT Release Date

Showtime is premiere on Disney+ Hotstar, and the OTT release date is 08 March 2024. Actor Emraan Hashmi is playing the lead role in this new series that is based on real-life incidents, and it looks like director and producer Karan Johar has decided to answer all the questions he has been facing from the media and audience regarding his encouragement for the Star Kids, which is termed nepotism. His production banner, Dharma Productions, joined hands with Hotstar once again to make this series happen after their successful collaboration for the much-hyped show “Koffee with Karan,” which ran for more than seven seasons. The head of Hotstar also mentioned that this latest scripted series will surely entertain the audience with its content and their happiness towards collaborating with Dharma Productions once again.

As mentioned above, actor Emraan Hashmi will be seen in the lead role, and when the media questioned him about the reason for choosing this character, he informed them that his character has a few resemblances to his real-life character, and the character design excited him to choose this role. Emraan Hashmi earlier appeared in the Netflix original series “Bard of Blood,” which received a mixed response from the audience. Let us hope that this talented actor will receive a positive response to this new series that is planned for release in 2024. Makers are yet to announce the OTT release date of this new series.

Showtime Series Digital Streaming Rights

Actor Naseeruddin Shah is playing another important role in this series, and his dialogue from the first look video makes it clear that his character loves cinema. He delivered a dialogue that says, “Cinema is not a business for me; it is a religion.” The makers of this series also mentioned that this series will take you deep into the lives of Bollywood stars behind the camera, which also cover the good and bad sides of their lives. It looks like an interesting series that will surely raise a few controversies after its premiere. It is getting ready for release soon, but we need to wait for an official announcement from the makers for the exact release date.

Actress Mouni Roy is seen as a dancer and an actor in the first look, and another actress Shriya Saran also appeared in this first look. As this series is based on the film industry, we can expect a few cameos from Bollywood actors. Actor Vijay Raaz also plays an important role that was shown for a short time in the first-look video. It looks like this series has enough cast members who can engage the audience with their natural performances until the last episode. As Hotstar is part of the production, the digital streaming rights of this series are bagged by the Disney+ Hotstar platform.

Theatrical Release Date: NA

Digital Rights: Disney+ Hotstar

OTT Release Date: 08 March 2024

Satellite Rights: TBA

Satellite Release Date: TBA


“Showtime” series focuses on the lives of many Bollywood stars, and as per the announcement from the makers, it will delve deep into the lives of actors and answer many questions related to nepotism in the Indian film industry.

Cast Crew:

“Showtime” stars actor Emraan Hashmi in the lead role, while other prominent roles in this series are played by Naseeruddin Shah, Vijay Raaz, Mouni Roy, Shriya Saran, Rajeev Khandelwal, Mahima Makhwana and Sarveshwar Mahajan.

“Showtime” series was created by Sumit Roy and directed by the duo Mihir Desai and Archit Kumar. This series is produced by Karan Johar under his home banner, Dharma Productions in association with Hotstar. The music for this series is composed by Anand Bhaskar.

Showtime Trailer

Showtime Series OTT: FAQ

  1. Is Showtime Released?

    Yes, Showtime will be released on 08 March 2024.

  2. Where can I watch Showtime?

    OTT, Showtime can be watched on Disney+ Hotstar on 08 March 2024.

  3. Is Showtime available on OTT?

    No, Showtime is not available on OTT as of now, but it will be available on 08 March 2024.

  4. What is the OTT Release date of Showtime Series?

    The OTT Release date of Showtime is 08 March 2024.

  5. Who bought Showtime Series OTT Rights?

    Hotstar, Showtime series OTT rights were bought by the Disney+ Hotstar OTT platform.

  6. What is the Showtime OTT Rights Price?

    According to the media reports Showtime has been sold to the Disney+ Hotstar OTT platform for Rs 14 crore.

Final Words

“Showtime” series looks like another interesting project from the Dharma Productions banner, backed by ace producer Karan Johar. The cast and crew of this series are already grabbing the attention of the Indian audience, and as the makers announced that this show will delve deep into the lives of Bollywood stars, the audience is very keen for the release of this series on OTT platforms as soon as possible.

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