Netflix, which is the most popular streaming giant, always comes up with something new for its viewers. Whether it is a movie or a web series, it always delivers varieties of bold content, which makes the streamer different from others.
In India, where the audience is showing their interest in web series more than any other big banner movie, Netflix never disappoints its subscribers and keeps bringing new stories.
This time it comes with another dark comedy series titled Soup. Bollywood’s prominent and multiple-award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee will feature as the lead character in the series.
As we all know, Manoj is not new to the OTT world. After giving two hit seasons of Amazon Prime’s Hindi spy thriller The Family Man, created by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K., he will be back on OTT with this upcoming series.
Soup Cast & Crew
Manoj Bajpayee will be seen playing the role of Prabhakar Shetty and acclaimed actress Konkona Sen Sharma will be featured as his wife Swathi Shetty. It will also feature prominent South Indian stars Naseer and Lal, and versatile actor Savaji Shinde.
The series is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Abhishek Chaubey who in the past, delivered many hit films and series such as Ishqiya, Dedh Ishqiya, Udta Punjab, Sonchiriya, Raat Akeli Hai, and Ray. He along with Unaiza Merchant, Anant Tripathi, and Harshad Nalawade also wrote the screenplay of the series.
This series marks the third collaboration Chaubey with Netflix, after the Crime thriller film Raat Akeli Hai and anthology drama web series Ray. Manoj Bajpayee is also working with the director for the third time after Ray and Sonchiriya.
Netflix’s this dark-comedy crime series is produced by Honey Trehan and Chetana Kowshk under the banner of Macguffin Pictures. We can expect, the announcement regarding the release date of the series as well as its teaser/trailer in the upcoming days.
Plot of the Series
The story of the series is based on a true event and revolves around an incompetent cook Swathi Shetty (Konkona Sen Sharma), who wants to open her own restaurant and her suspicious husband Prabhakar (Manoj Bajpayee).
Prabhakar, instead of helping her on achieving her dream of opening a restaurant, doesn’t help her and doubts her. However, fate gives her a chance to make her dream come true but the things don’t go as per planning and are ruined by some whimsical characters and amateur villains.
This teaser is looking intriguing:
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) September 24, 2022
Soup Web Series Announcement
The makers of the series made the official announcement of the series by dropping a short behind-the scene video clip. It shows us the glimpse of an unconventional drama that will come deliver a good dose of dark comedy and suspense.
It starts with the glimpse of beautiful mountains covered with dense fog and then of an outdoor home nameplate with Dickinson Lane 7, Shetty Villa engraved on it.
Apart from that, lead actors Manoj Bajpayee and Konkona Sen Sharma and director Abhishek Chaubey can be seen cooking up a storm in the behind-the-scene video.
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) March 4, 2022