Applause releases 18 premium drama series in 19 months across genres
The content ecosystem has witnessed a boom with the advent of streaming services and an upsurge in non-linear content consumption. Amidst the creative revolution, India’s leading content studio, Applause Entertainment, spearheaded by the media veteran Sameer Nair, has blazed a trail setting new creative benchmarks and achieved unprecedented acclaim in a short span of time. Applause Entertainment, a first-of-its-kind IP and content creation studio, has produced 18 diverse shows in multiple languages, focusing on a combination of Smart Originals of International formats, book to screen adaptations & Applause Originals.
The studio has created the official Indian adaptations of popular international shows including The Office, Criminal Justice, Hostages and Your Honor. It is presently developing Indian versions of the hit series Call My Agent, Fauda and Luther. They’ve developed a rich slate of original content with shows like Rasbhari, Undekhi, Bhaukaal, Hasmukh among others, and book to screen adaptations of Avrodh, Hello Mini and the recently released Scam 1992 The Harshad Mehta Story which is currently the highest rated show on IMDB in India (9.6) and #21 amongst the top 50 television shows globally. These shows are currently streaming on leading global video streaming services including Disney+Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, SonyLIV and MX Player.
Sameer Nair, CEO, Applause Entertainment said, “We are truly humbled by the phenomenal response from audiences for all our content. From Criminal Justice to Scam1992 it’s been a delightful journey creating our shows, collaborating with best in class talent, creators and business partners! We are here to dazzle, delight, disturb and disrupt, and this is just the beginning.”
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