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. It features Kyra Dutt, Aparnaa Bajpai, Rithvik Dhanjani, Shantanu Maheshwari, Ankit Gera, Pryanca Talukdar and Aparna Sharma in the lead roles.
|Created by||Baljit Singh Chaddha|
|Developed by||Baljit Singh Chaddha|
|Written by||Story and Screenplay|
|Directed by||Ken Ghosh, Prabhat Prabhakar|
|Creative directors||Baljit Singh Chaddha, Nimisha Pandey|
|Opening theme||"XXX" by|
|Country of origin||India|
|Original languages||Hindi, English|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||11|
|Production locations||Mumbai, India|
|Running time||18-28 minutes|
|Production company||Ekomkar Productions|
|Distributor||ALT Digital Entertainment Ltd.|
|Original network||ALT Balaji|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||27 September 2018|
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.
- Ankit Gera as Bunty (Big Boss)
- Priyanka Talukdar as Mallaika
- Rajat Rawell as Monty
- RJ Malishka as Kinky
- Vandana Sajnani as Pinky
- Flora Saini as Rukmani Ji
- Shantanu Maheshwari as Bittu
- Aparna Sharma as Chandani (Sumitra Ji - in serial)
- Pawan Chopra as Bittu's Dad
- Karan Jotwani as Chandani's Boyfriend (Sumitra Ji's Son - in serial)
- Shashi Sharma as Daadi
- 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
- Aadar Malik as Vishal
- Sanket Bhosale as Chota Vishal (Voice-Over)
- Nehal Shah as Shilpa
- Raina Basnet as Hooker
- Manisha as Female Employee
- 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
- Mia Sharma
Triple Seat- X.X.XEdit
- Thea D ‘Souza as Shanaya
- Paras Tomar as Kunal
- Pratik sehajpal as Arijit
- Aakash Chaudhary as Rahul
- Jashn Agnihotri as Alka
- Samiksha Bhatnagar as Myra
- Abha Paul
XXX features five different stories which explore different aspects of sexual relationships.
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. A sixth episode was also released three months later, as the season finale.
|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|
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.
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.
- "ALTBalaji's X.X.X: Rithvik Dhanjani and Kyra Dutt's midnight tidbits are NSFW!".
- "Ekta Kapoor introduces nudity clause, Kyra Dutt first to sign". 26 April 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- "Kyra Dutt first actress to sign Ekta's nudity clause". TOI. 25 April 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
- "Ekta Kapoor's 'XXX' has three more newcomers after Kyra Dutt". 28 April 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- "XXX". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
- "XXX First Look: Ekta Kapoor's boldest erotic film ever?". India.com. 14 February 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
- "XXX Season 2: TV actress Garima Jain, Splitsvilla fame Akash Choudhary roped in for the finale episode".
- "ALTBalaji and ZEE5 to launch the season finale with two episodes of XXX Uncensored season 2".
- "XXX first look: Will this be Ekta Kapoor's most daring film production yet?". Sadda Haq. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
- ALTBalaji's new web series X.X.X. Uncensored is too hot to handle!
- X.X.X Midnight Titbits give you a perfect dose of Daily Erotica!
- Team, Author: Editorial (5 September 2019). "ALTBalaji has announced season 2 of X.X.X and we cannot wait". IWMBuzz. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
- XXX Uncensored Season 2 | Official Trailer | Special Episode | ALTBalaji, retrieved 7 February 2020
- "fir filed against ekta Kapoor in Madhya Pradesh for her web series XXX alleging insult to national emblem". Hindustan times.