XXX (web series)
XXX is a 2018 Hindi erotic comedy-drama web series directed by Ken Ghosh for the video on demand platform ALTBalaji. It features Kyra Dutt, Aparnaa Bajpai, Rithvik Dhanjani, Shantanu Maheshwari, Ankit Gera, Pryanca Talukdar and Aparna Sharma in the lead roles.
Cover photo of XXX
|Created by||Ekta Kapoor|
|Developed by||Ekta Kapoor|
|Written by||Story and Screenplay|
|Directed by||Ken Ghosh|
|Creative director(s)||Nimisha Pandey|
|Country of origin||India|
|Original language(s)||Hindi, English|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||5|
|Production location(s)||Mumbai, India|
|Running time||18-28 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Balaji Telefilms|
|Distributor||ALT Digital Entertainment Ltd.|
|Original network||ALT Balaji|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
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 Pinky
- Vandana Sajnani as Kinky
- 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
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.
|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||Bidaai!||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|
|Side Effects of Love||23:00||28 December 2018|
Producer Ekta Kapoor introduced a nudity clause.
- "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 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!
- "Ekta Kapoor introduces nudity clause, Kyra Dutt first to sign". The Indian Express. 26 April 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.