We recently wrote that the former frontline actresses of Bollywood are making a flight to OTT platforms with web series. Madhuri Dixit took the plunge with the Netflix original The fame game. There was Raveena Tandon in the Netflix thriller Aranyak. Kajol jumps on the web series bandwagon The Good Woman – Pyaar, Kanoon, Dhokha on Disney Plus Hot Star.
This group is joined by two other leading ladies from the 90s, Juhi Chawla and Ayesha Jhulka. The thriller series, titled Hush Hushwill stream on Amazon Prime Video starting September 22.
Hush Hush has an interesting star cast
There’s something interesting about it Hush Hush team of actors and technical crew. The ensemble cast is, well, all-female. The streamer emphasizes this as the USP of the series. In addition to Juhi Chawla and Ayesha Jhulka, the cast also includes Soha Ali Khan, Shahana Goswami, Kritika Kamra, Karishma Tanna and Tanuja Chandra.
Juhi, who was last seen in Rishi Kapoor’s latest film, Sharmaji Namkeensaid, “The plot of Hush Hush caught my eye. I knew right away that this is a special project that I would love to work on.”
Shahana Goswami, who was last seen in Bombay Begums, said each character in the series has a gripping story. Ayesha Jhulka hoped viewers would give her the same love she got from them for her movies. She said Hush Hush really was “the perfect project to start my digital debut.”
The story revolves around a group of ladies whose near-perfect lives are shattered by an unexpected tragedy. There is even more deception and tension surrounding the entire sequence of events.
Tanuja Chandra (Qarib Qarib Single, Dushman, Sangharsh) is the Creative Director & Executive Producer and Shikhaa Sharma (Shakuntala Devi, Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, Sherni) is the Executive Producer and writer of original stories.
Kopal Nathani is the director, Juhi Chaturvedi (Gulabo Sitabo, Pikuo) writes the dialogues.
Tanuja Chandra said: “Video streaming in India has brought about a significant change in storytelling by bringing out female stories and I couldn’t be more pleased. It’s what directors like me have been waiting for. Amazon Prime Video and Abundantia Entertainment, both have been bringing diverse and authentic women’s stories to audiences in India and beyond for some time now and I’m excited to be working with them for Hush Hush to create something with this amazing team that I hope will be truly special.”
The series has seven episodes.