Disney+ Hotstar on Friday announced a lineup of 11 short-format original shows, called Disney Plus Hotstar Quix, that will premiere on the platform on May 7 with new episodes releasing everyday.
Each episode will be of around 10 minutes.
Here is the lineup of all the shows:
Chattis Aur Maina starring Sandeepa Dhar and Vikram Singh Chauhan is a love story of two people- Chattis and Maina- who are like chalk and cheese, in a brimming town called Dhooppur with quirky yet endearing residents. While Maina is the leader of a dance troupe, Chattis is the son of a local failed politician Mehak Singh.
Mukesh Jasoos starring Poonam Dhillon, Rahul Bagga, Ruchi Malviya, Rajeshwari Sachdev is about Mukesh Jha, a fraud lawyer who aspires to become a detective, or Mukesh Jasoos. After all “jasoosi aur vakaalat mein zyaada farak nahi hai,” (there’s hardly any difference between a lawyer and a detective) he says. Along with his able aide Muktaram he starts solving petty cases but before he realises he finds himself in the midst of a sinister plot where dead bodies start piling up.
Six starring Mandira Bedi, Nauheed Cyrusi, Dipannita Sharma and Sid Makkar is about Kashish Sura, a well-off businessman, settled and successful, who gets murdered in the wee hours of the night of new year and what happens next.
Murder Meri Jaan starring Tanuj Virwani and Barkha Singh is about a con bride Sonal Arora who finds herself stuck in a fake marriage with ACP Aditya, the top Homicide investigator in Bhopal Police, as part of her latest con. The twist of fate gives her a chance to experience the other side of law, solving murder mysteries, on one hand while the police department prepares to nab the biggest con in their area.
Teen Do Paanch starring Shreyas Talpade and Bidita Bag is about a couple Vishal and Priyanka who decide to adopt a child. The fun begins when they are won over by not one child but by three siblings and end up adopting all of them. Life becomes a roller coaster of sorts for Vishal, who is underprepared and overwhelmed with the responsibility he has just taken on. Unable to keep up, will they become a family or will Vishal’s plight become worse as Priyanka finds out she is pregnant with twins, as per the press statement.
Shit, Yaar! starring Sayandeep Sengupta, Sahil Shah, Priyasha Bharadwaj, Rajesh Khera, Vrijesh Hirjee sounds like the Hollywood film The Hangover that deals with the influence of a deadly mix of adrenalin and alcohol. It involves two young corporate executives who performed a stupid stunt which took them to a weekend-long journey through the gangs of two dangerous crimelords & the cops.
Bhopal to Vegas starring Ahaan Nirbaan, Sonia Balani, Arun Sharma – Three friends come together to arrange bachelor parties in the small towns of India with the only condition of secrecy.
Humara Bar Happy Hour featuring Shantanu Anam, Pranay Manchandana, Manik Papneja, Kriti Vij is about a group of debauched, self-centered, failed-actor friends inherit a run down bar in Mumbai, and a series of comical chaos that ensues as they struggle to keep and run a business they have absolutely no clue about.
Bamini and Boys is about three young boys who rent a flat exceeding their budget from an attractive woman, living in the same building. Head over heels in love with Bamini, all three set out and compete to woo her, often leading to hilarious situations and harmless rifts. It features Vidya Malavade, Akashdeep Arora, Rishab Chadda and Anuj Pandit.
Crime Next Door featuring Yashpal Sharma, Mohan Kapur, Rajendra Gupta, Girish Kulkarni and Anupriya Goenka is about a police officer who solves some of the most heinous and toughest murder cases of his entire career. Not only are the cases tough to crack but also had many shocking revelations, including the true reason why they were committed.
Ankahi, Ansuni: Jhaagi Files featuring Paresh Pahuja and Veebha Anand begins with the demotion of Umesh Yadav, an eccentric genius and the youngest inspector in the history of UP police, who undertakes the doomed posting at a fictional sleepy town ‘Jhaagi’, infamous for unsolved crimes and mysterious sightings. Together with Pyaare, Madhuri, a cop Balram, Barkha, Umesh encounters villainous schemers and sociopathic actors full of treachery and cunning, as his sleuth skills and instincts are pushed to their limit.