The pandemic helped increase the audience for series and online films; people could enjoy old and new series that broke from the conventional storylines and plots with more time in hand.
While the pandemic help boosts an already established market, the web series aired on OTT Platforms were new and unique. Produced by writers who enjoyed the creative freedom given to them by the OTT platforms, the content generated helped garner views from a rather dormant audience such as the youth.
If you are a regional movie fanatic or just enjoy Telugu films, then OTT platforms like aha is the one for you. A comparatively new streaming platform, AHA streamed a curated web series and films both Telugu originals and dubbed in Telugu. With just one subscription away from being amazed by the infamous works from Tollywood and even from viewing the new trends, directions, and creative styles, the industry is touching upon.
If you are bored with mainstream series and want to try something region-specific and new, then SIN an AHA original web series will keep you glued to your screen.
Directed by Naveen Medaram, SIN is a seven-episode mini-series starring JenifferPiccinato, Thiruveer, Deepti Sati, Ravi Verma in the leads. Inspired by the Bengali series “Hello“, which streamed on OTT Platform Hoichoi, follows a lawful wife’s story and the hardships in her marriage.
SIN follows Anand’s story, who works, ironically, in the Women Empowerment Cell. in the first episode, we see his marriage with Nandita. Still, the marriage is flawed as Anand marries Nandita to meet his physical desires. Anand’s true nature is revealed, and here Thiruveer’s artistic excellence is seen; the way he portrays his double role is terrific and outstanding. The way he brings in his innocence to hide his animalistic nature is brilliant. What follows from hereon is a series that centres on the social issue of marital rape and adultery. The miserable married life of Nandita, a victim of marital rape, worsens when she’s a victim of her husband’s unfaithfulness.
Anand has an affair with Nina, who has no clue about his personal life and real nature. What follows the show is a love triangle and how it connects with the crux of the story.
With impressive performances, strong dialogues that deal with women empowerment, and the immense effort to touch on social topics such as marital rape, SIN can be seen as an epitome of breaking digital content barriers.
Movies that previously shied away from showing the evils of marital rape and the atrocities a woman has to face in her unfaithful marriage now finally are resorting to break the convention and show reality in a raw and bitter way. There are many Indian webseries online on aha app.
OTT Platforms have made content pragmatically come to us to show life for what it is. The lack of romanticizing and sugar-coating real life has made digital content more relatable and real, luring the audience. If you want to view shows, content-rich films, then subscribe to aha, Telugu shows, and series; come to view what the industry s shifting towards this pandemic.