XXX (web series)

XXX is a 2018 Hindi erotic comedy-drama web series directed by Ken Ghosh for the video on demand platform ALT Balaji.[1] It features Kyra Dutt, Aparnaa Bajpai, Rithvik Dhanjani, Shantanu Maheshwari, Ankit Gera, Pryanca Talukdar and Aparna Sharma in the lead roles.[2][3][4]

XXX
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Cover photo of XXX
GenreRomance
Erotic
Comedy
Created byBaljit Singh Chaddha
Developed byBaljit Singh Chaddha
Written byStory and Screenplay
Dialogues
Directed byKen Ghosh, Prabhat Prabhakar
Creative directorsBaljit Singh Chaddha, Nimisha Pandey
StarringRithvik Dhanjani
Kyra Dutt
Aparnaa Bajpai
Priyanka Talukdar
Aparna Sharma
Opening theme"XXX" by
ComposerRaju Singh
Country of originIndia
Original languagesHindi, English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes11
Production
ProducerSakett Saawhney
Production locationsMumbai, India
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time18-28 minutes
Production companyEkomkar Productions
DistributorALT Digital Entertainment Ltd.
Release
Original networkALT Balaji
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original release27 September 2018 (2018-09-27)
External links
Website

Principal photography of the planned film began in April 2015 and the film was scheduled to be released in 2016 but due to censorship issues, it would be released on the web platform Alt Balaji on 27 September 2018 as a web series. The trailer was released on 20 September 2018.[5][6]

CastEdit

Season 1Edit

Bigg Bosss!Edit

Sumitra GEdit

BidaiEdit

  • Aparnaa Bajpai as Dulhan (The Bride)
  • Rajesh Desai as Mannu (The Groom)
  • Pratima Kazmi as Mannu's Mother
  • Raj Gopal as Mannu's Father
  • Tumul Balyan as Thief
  • Sunny Charles as Bride's Father
  • Anapurna as Bride's Mother
  • Raj Gopal as Father-in-law
  • Pratima Kazmi as Mother-in-law

Chota VishalEdit

  • Aadar Malik as Vishal
  • Sanket Bhosale as Chota Vishal (Voice-Over)
  • Nehal Shah as Shilpa
  • Raina Basnet as Hooker
  • Manisha as Female Employee

The ClimaxEdit

Special appearanceEdit

  • Scarlett Mellish Wilson as item number in title track

Season 2: UncensoredEdit

Pyaar Aur PlasticEdit

  • Aaditi Kohli as Pam
  • Parree Pande as Priya
  • Ribbhu Mehra as Sanjay

Bose DK BhaagEdit

  • Ved
  • Mia Sharma

Triple Seat- X.X.XEdit

Sampoorn RishtaEdit

  • Aakash Chaudhary as Rahul[7]
  • Jashn Agnihotri as Alka
  • Samiksha Bhatnagar as Myra
  • Abha Paul

Insecure HusbandEdit

PlotEdit

Season 1Edit

XXX features five different stories which explore different aspects of sexual relationships.[9]

Season 2Edit

EpisodesEdit

X.X.X. Uncensored is available on the streaming service ALT Balaji. All 5 episodes were released simultaneously on 27 September 2018, as opposed to a serialised format, to encourage binge-watching.[10][11] A sixth episode was also released three months later, as the season finale.

Season Episode Title Description Duration Release date
1 1 Bigg Bosss! The one with the gift 24:00 27 September 2018
1 2 Sumitra-G It's pay-back time 23:00 27 September 2018
1 3 Bidai The first class wedding night 19:00 27 September 2018
1 4 Chota Vishal Where's your mind at 25:00 27 September 2018
1 5 The Climax When fantasies come to life 14:00 27 September 2018
1 6 Love Potion Side Effects of Love 23:00 28 December 2018
2 1 Pyaar Aur Plastic A 360 degree makeover 24:00 8 February 2020
2 2 Bose DK Bhaag One life, No Limits 20:38 8 February 2020
2 3 Triple Seat Accidental Life's Journey 19:00 8 February 2020
2 4 Sampoorn Rishta The Circle Life 23:00 8 February 2020
2 5 Season Finale: Insecure Husband To Cheat or Not to Cheat 24:00 8 February 2020

SequelEdit

A special bilawti episode of its 2nd season is released on 8 February 2020 directed by Akshay Choubey of Bekaboo.Two more episodes of the series were launched on 27 March 2020 on its associated platforms.[12][13]

ControversyEdit

An FIR has been filed against filmmaker Ekta Kapoor alleging an insult to the national emblem, Hindu gods and army personnel in Alt Balaji’s XXX web series. Ekta’s representatives have since said that the controversial scene has been removed.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ALTBalaji's X.X.X: Rithvik Dhanjani and Kyra Dutt's midnight tidbits are NSFW!".
  2. ^ "Ekta Kapoor introduces nudity clause, Kyra Dutt first to sign". 26 April 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Kyra Dutt first actress to sign Ekta's nudity clause". TOI. 25 April 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Ekta Kapoor's 'XXX' has three more newcomers after Kyra Dutt". 28 April 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  5. ^ "XXX". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  6. ^ "XXX First Look: Ekta Kapoor's boldest erotic film ever?". India.com. 14 February 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  7. ^ "XXX Season 2: TV actress Garima Jain, Splitsvilla fame Akash Choudhary roped in for the finale episode".
  8. ^ "ALTBalaji and ZEE5 to launch the season finale with two episodes of XXX Uncensored season 2".
  9. ^ "XXX first look: Will this be Ekta Kapoor's most daring film production yet?". Sadda Haq. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  10. ^ ALTBalaji's new web series X.X.X. Uncensored is too hot to handle!
  11. ^ X.X.X Midnight Titbits give you a perfect dose of Daily Erotica!
  12. ^ Team, Author: Editorial (5 September 2019). "ALTBalaji has announced season 2 of X.X.X and we cannot wait". IWMBuzz. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
  13. ^ XXX Uncensored Season 2 | Official Trailer | Special Episode | ALTBalaji, retrieved 7 February 2020
  14. ^ "fir filed against ekta Kapoor in Madhya Pradesh for her web series XXX alleging insult to national emblem". Hindustan times.

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