Hotstar to launch original show ‘Beauty And The Feast’ with Sumukhi Suresh

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MUMBAI: Star India’s video on demand (VoD) service Hotstar is strengthening its original content library with the launch of new show ‘Beauty And The Feast’. The launch date of the show has not yet been revealed.

The show has been created by popular stand-up comedian Sumukhi Suresh and is directed by Pooja Sampath. It is a culinary – talk show, comprising the comic trait of Sumukhi.

Sumukhi announced about the show on the social networking site Twitter. She tweeted, “#BeautyAndTheFeast coming super soon on @hotstartweets! It’s a cookery/talk show and as you can see I am super normal in this :)”

This is Sumukhi’s second show with Hotstar, her first series ‘Behti Naak’ garnered a positive response. ‘Behti Naak’ was a comedy sketch which revolved around 10-year-old Behti, a girl who spews wit with sarcasm. Each sketch has Behti taking down social norms with her wry, dark humour. Sumukhi has also starred in several videos of On Air With AIB.

Beefing up its premium offering, recently Hotstar had inked a content deal with American media company Awesomeness. The association allowed hit series from Awesomeness including Freakish, T@gged and Confess to reside on the platform under the Hotstar Premium library. The partnership expanded Hotstar’s portfolio of over 100,000 hours of content, further supporting the platform’s ongoing strategy to bring the best of global content to India.

The Hotstar Premium service showcases the best line up of TV shows, movies and sports from around the world, including Emmy Award-winning shows like Game of Thrones, Veep and Silicon Valley, and live sporting tournaments including Premier League and F1 all at a monthly subscription fee of Rs. 199.


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