Kay Kay Menon is all set to come with his upcoming espionage thriller Special Ops 1.5 on a digital platform. it is a prequel to Special Ops which revolved around an R&AW mission to execute a terrorist who was responsible for the bomb blast in India.
It had 8 episodes and got huge appreciation especially Kay Kay’s performance as Himmat Singh, from the audience as well as from the critics, following this the makers decided to bring Himmat Singh’s story in the upcoming sequel they officially announced in April 2020.
Production & Star Cast of Special Ops 1.5
Special Ops was nominated in 8 Filmfare OTT Awards and won two of them. In January 2021 the streaming platform Disney+Hotstar announced the new season of the show. The shooting of Special Ops 1.5 was started in Feb 2021 and wrapped up in July 2021, it was shot mostly in India and Ukraine.
The show features Kay Kay Menon, Aftab Shivdasani, Adil Khan, Vijay Vikram Singh, and Vinay Pathak. it will release on the streaming platform Disney+Hotstar this year, though the release date hasn’t been officially announced yet. The series will have only three to four episodes and it will be a limited series as the title suggests Special Ops 1.5.
Special Ops 1.5 latest Update, new poster:
— Disney+ Hotstar (@DisneyPlusHS) October 29, 2021
Special Ops 1.5 Release Date & Trailer
The wait is over, they released the trailer, Vinay Pathak narrating the story that how Himmat Singh became Himmat Singh:
Watch here: https://t.co/whZWpdZ2KI
— Disney+ Hotstar (@DisneyPlusHS) November 2, 2021
Get set to back in time and learn his story – #HimmatIsBack with #HotstarSpecials #SepcialOps 1.5. All episodes streaming from Nov 12th only on @DisneyPlusHS@kaykaymenon02 @AftabShivdasani @AadilKhanitis @pathakvinay @gautamikapoor1 @parmeetsethi pic.twitter.com/aSboudxEEA
— KayKay Menon🇮🇳 (@kaykaymenon02) October 19, 2021
Special Ops 1.5 Teaser
Its teaser was released on 14 October 2021 on the official youtube channel of the DisneyPlus Hotstar, within 12 hours it crossed 5 lakh plus views with 41k likes, they uploaded it with the caption, “Himmat Singh is back, and this time we are going back in time with him.” Viewers are excited to watch Kay Kay as Himmat Singh again on the Digital Platform. The Trailer of the show is expected to come by early November.
Himmat Singh is back! And this time we're going back in time with him. Stay tuned for #HotstarSpecials #SpecialOps1.5 @kaykaymenon02 @AftabShivdasani @AadilKhanitis @pathakvinay @gautamikapoor1 @parmeetsethi pic.twitter.com/09XbQVTJxT
— Disney+ Hotstar (@DisneyPlusHS) October 14, 2021
Makers of Special Ops 1.5
It is an Action espionage thriller show, Neeraj Pandey created the show, Directed by Neeraj himself along with Shivam Nair, Neeraj also wrote the show along with Deepak Kingrani, the show is bankrolled by Shital Bhatia, It is made under the banner of Friday Storytellers. Star India is the distributor.