MX Players’s one of the most controversial & viewed web series Aashram is returning for season 3 soon on the desi OTT platform. The third season will continue the story from season 2, as badnaam Aashram has become more powerful and Baba Nirala a power-hungry adversary. They continue to influence the town’s politics, indulge in the drug racket, and exploit women.
Amid all this, will SI Ujagar Singh and Pammi be able to expose baba’s wrongdoings? well! it will be only known once the series will arrive on the platform.
Here are the 5 reasons to watch this controversial web series:
1- MX Player’s Most Viewed Web Series
Aashram when first uploaded on the platform had seen the 450 million (45 crores) streams and became one of the most viewed web series of MX Player. Recently the chief content officer of MX Player Gautam Talwar cited that season 1 and 2 has been watched by 160 million (16 crores) unique viewers.
You can judge the popularity of the show when season 2 was dropped, it got 50 million (5 crores) views within 17 hrs. It has an IMDb rating of 7.5 out of 10.
— MX Player (@MXPlayer) May 24, 2022
We know Prakash Jha has directed many national award winning films like Damul, Parinati, Gangaajal, Apaharan, and documentries like Sonal and Kudiattam. The filmmaker never failed to amaze the viewers whenever he comes with a subject on the screen.
Aashram has already made a huge fan following in over 1 and a half years. And season 3 is no doubt will be a superhit season as it has already made much hype through its trailer which has been viewed over 2.34 crore times.
3- Multi Star Cast
Aashram has an ensemble cast with the veteran actor Bobby Deol playing the main antagonist in the series, blockbuster Kashmir Files fame Darshan Kumar, Adhyayan Suman, social media star Aaditi Pohankar, Tushar Pandey, Anupriya Goenka, and Tridha Choudhry.
It was Aashram’s effect that has revived the dying career of the actor Adhyayan Suman (Son of Sekhar Suman), in Aug 2021, the actor in an interview told that after Aashram’s success he got as many as 14 projects in his hand.
4- Esha Deol’s Entry
One of the reasons’ for Aashram’s success is the bold content features in the OTT series, MX Player distribution is largely in Tier 2 & 3 cities, and their target audience is mostly males between 18 to 30 yrs of age. Now so as to add more boldness in the upcoming season, they have roped in the foxy lady of B Town Esha Deol.
Her boldness scene in the trailer has created much curiosity among the fans and the followers of Aashram. She will be playing Sonia whose job is to charm the con man Baba. The role of Sonia was written by Jha and as per him, when he finished writing the role, Esha’s role hit upon his mind.
Kaun hai yeh Sonia jisne kar diya hai Baba ko puri tareeke se apni taraf aakarshit? https://t.co/j63ZlcKSub
Jaaniye Ek Badnaam…Aashram 3 mein, on 3rd June!#Aashram #Aashram3 #EshaGupta @thedeol @IamRoySanyal @iamsacchinshrof @iamtridha @prakashjha27 @PJP_Online
— MX Player (@MXPlayer) May 27, 2022
5- Controversial Show
Along with, being a successful series, Aashram is also among one of the most controversial web series on the OTT platform, the series had made headlines due to its bold scenes and controversial topic.
Last year Bajrang Dal members vandalized the set of the Aashram in MP, they were of the opinion that if the director wants to gain popularity then why not name any other religion and see the number of protests that happen. said the Bajrang Dal leader then.