The Fame Game: Release time and date for Netflix’s new Indian thriller series | Entertainment

The Fame Game: Release time and date for Netflix's new Indian thriller series | Entertainment
The Fame Game: Release time and date for Netflix’s new Indian thriller series

The official preview trailer of The Fame Game is going viral, but when will the new Indian series release on Netflix and what is the show about

Netflix India may lag behind the likes of Amazon Prime and Disney Plus in terms of subscriber count, but the platform continues to offer fans great content – not just domestically, but globally.

Earlier this month, users watched in wonder as Loop Lapeta took the world by storm and it looks like the streaming giant wants to end February with an equally great title, The Fame Game.

The official trailer for The Fame Game continues to grow views on YouTube, but what date and time will it release on Netflix?

The Fame Game has fatal consequences

The Fame Game is an upcoming Netflix drama thriller series directed by Bejoy Nambiar (Navarsa) and Karishma Kohli (The Woman Under the Tree).

Details on the series’ plot are scarce, with most information about the series coming from a recently shared trailer on YouTube.

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The show will follow the investigation into the life and personal affairs of famous actress Anamika Anand (Madhuri Dixit) after she mysteriously disappears from her family home.

“There is always a hidden truth behind the curtain of fame and stardom.  What is the truth of the life of Bollywood’s biggest star Anamika Anand?  Know more soon.” – Karan Johar, via Instagram.

His marriage, relationships with co-stars, private business ventures and family life will all be under a microscope as the authorities race against time to find the famous Bollywood star.

“When India’s most famous actress goes missing, the search for her chips slips away from the blameless forefront of her life and family, revealing the painful truth.”  – Preview, via Netflix.

The Fame Game release date and time on Netflix

The release date of The Fame Game has been confirmed by the series’ page on Netflix and will premiere worldwide via the streaming platform on Friday, February 25.

The Fame Game Season 1 will consist of eight separate episodes, all releasing at the same time on February 25, according to IMDB:

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  • Pacific Time: 12 AM PST
  • Eastern Time: 3 AM EST
  • British Time: 8 a.m. GMT
  • India Time: 1.30 PM IST
  • Philippine time: 4pm PHT

The official trailer of The Fame Game was shared on Netflix India’s YouTube channel on February 10, garnering over 330,000 views in a matter of hours, the number now stands at 18.5 million!

Return of the Madhuri Dixit

Netflix’s The Fame Game has a stellar cast of both veteran and rising stars from the Indian entertainment industry;  However, the series is led by one and only Madhuri Dixit.

Dixit is finally making her long-awaited return to the small screen, mainly appearing in cinema projects for the past several decades.

In fact, her last television appearance where she was not acting as a judge or host for a variety show was back in 1985 with Paying Guest on DD National!

The 54-year-old legend of the Hindi cinema industry has appeared in over 70 Bollywood films and is known for his roles in Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), Devdas (2002), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Dedh.  Ishqiya (2014) and Kalank (2019).

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A father-daughter partnership on The Fame Game

While every fan of Dixit will be counting down the hours until The Fame Game premieres on Netflix, this isn’t the only major casting story to come from the upcoming series.

Veteran filmmaker Sanjay Kapoor will be seen with his daughter Shanaya Kapoor in this series.  Speaking with Pinkvilla, Sanjay revealed how “Of course I would be very excited, any father would be excited for a child, be it in front of the screen or whatever he does in life.”

He then explains that “For us, he chose this line, it’s a great line, we all love it, our whole family is [in it], but he would have chosen anything [and], as much as I  would have been excited.”

“Coming back to his daughter, I feel that Karan treats these newcomers like his kids, that is the most important thing for him. Whenever he goes for shoots, I feel very calm as a father.  I think there is someone who is there. [Actually] why, even when we were shooting in Nashik, Dharma makes sure we are all very comfortable and that’s what you want from a producer. You know  That we shot this show in the times of Covid, and I must complement Netflix and the Dharmatic team [for] the comfort they gave us.” – Sanjay Kapoor, via Pinkvilla.

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Dixit will be accompanied by the following actors:

  • Manav Coli
  • Sheena Chauhan
  • Sanjay Kapoor
  • Shanaya Kapoor
  • Rajshree Deshpande
  • Suhasini Mulay
  • Laxveer Saran
  • Muskan Jaffrey
  • Shubhangi Latkari
  • Gagan Arora
  • Abhishek Khandekar

Source: Tom Llewellyn, HITC, Direct News 99

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