7 Ullu Web Series to check out right now!
It is now the age of creative content out there. OTT platforms have given a surging rise to the number of series and movies originating. One such other platform is Ullu, an Indian on-demand streaming video platform. Against competitors like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other Indian streaming platforms such as Hotstar, Zee5, Sony Liv, and others, Ullu might be falling short on production and number of content.
But they still cease to exist with different varieties of options for the expeditiously exploring audience. Here is a list of some good quality Ullu web series that you can catch up on.
1. The Chair
Release Date: 28 August 2020
Directed by: Jean-Claude
The Chair is a suspense-filled horror watch which explores the story behind a deadly chair that presents its owner with fatal visions and fantasies. Sebastian Huberdeau, Maude ST-Pierre, Alain Mercier, Hugo Mercier and Johanne Lebonte play the lead cast in The Chair.
The secret of The Chair lies in its past, where the previous owner using the chair committed suicide. When it is further discarded, the chair ends up with Aly. Aly soon experiences distressing illusions of her own brutal death. The rest of the series narrates the entire days of yore of the chair, and Aly’s further explorations. Directed by Jean-Claude LeBlanc, The Chair is filled with frights and jump scares, and has an up to scratch storyline to back it up. This is one good Ullu web series that you could watch.
Release Date: 16 December 2020
Directed by: Jehangir Irroni
Ullu web series ‘Peshawar’ is based on the real-life incidents that took place in Peshawar, Pakistan in the year 2014. Taliban extremists terrorists entered the Army Public School one morning and caused chaos and destruction throughout. Hundreds of children were shot dead.
Aadarsh Balakrishna, Ashmit Patel, Shishir Sharma, Amitriyaan, Rakshanda Khan, Rajeev Sen, and Rushad Rana all share the screen in this Ullu web series. Directed by Jehangir Irroni, Peshawar explores the struggles and efforts of the Pakistan Army and the courageous outing of the soldiers on that tragic day. Spanning over 4 episodes, Peshawar is a fast-paced and excellent Ullu web series to watch.
3. Still About Section 377
Release Date: February 2018
Directed by: Amit Khanna
Still About Section 377 is the second season, succeeding All About Section 377 which sent laughs all across at the same while focusing on a taboo issue. Season one received high acclaim from the critics and audience alike, only for it to return for a second season. Still About Section 377 explores the life of an urban gay couple who arrives at a village. The struggles they face in a community where LGBTQ being accepted is a far-fetched idea, and is always looked down upon. And in this given context they try to convince one of the partner’s family to understand their love for each other and to finally accept them.
Still About Section 377 presents Ankit Bhatia, Amit Khanna, Gunjan Malhotra, Gaurav Mishra, Gulshan Nain, Sima Pari, Mustafa Sheikh, and Yash Yogi in lead roles. The series is written and directed by Amit Khanna himself who plays Rohit in season 2. Still About Section 377 is a comic drama, filled with the emotional sides of love in the modern world.
Season 2 as well went on to create a buzz with its high-minded portrayal of whether it be transgender or a gay couple, and the society’s prohibited outlook towards it. Still About Section 377 is a wonderful portrayal of love, crossing all boundaries of gender and society, and is a must-watch Ullu web series.
4. I See You
Directed by: Shiva varma saptaraj chakraborty
Another Ullu web series that is sure to catch your eyes is I See You. Starring Urvashi Sharma in the lead role, it is a horror-thriller Ullu web series. The series focuses on the age of technology. How we have all become connected to each other, even to unknown sources through our presence in social media. Director Shiva Varma Saptaraj Chakraborty builds his storyline on the base structure of artificial intelligence and social media and uses it to present an exhilarating horror Ullu web series.
26 January: 26 January is a suspense thriller Ullu web series that also explores the complicated threads of love and romance. The series casts Mrunal Jain and Madhurima Tuli in lead roles. Mrunal Jain plays an ATS officer Ved who is working on a secret mission. He crosses paths with Madhurima Tuli who plays Insiya. They get off on the wrong note, but soon their feud blossoms into love.
All seems to go well for Ved and Insiya, with their romance developing further and as Ved makes positive progress with his case. But soon his investigation stumbles upon a harsh reality, as he realizes that Insiya is a suspect in his case with possible connections to terrorists. Directed by Deepak Pandey, 26 January is an action-filled watch with its share of romantic allure to it. Spanning over a length of 4 episodes it is a quick watch and another Ullu web series that you should not miss.
5. Assi Nabbe Poore Sau
Release Date: 9 March 2021
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Genre: Crime Drama
Directed by: Akshay vir singh
Assi Nabbe Poore Sau is an Indian crime drama thriller. It is based on the real-life incidents that took place across the country, where we witnessed the brutal torturing against kids before they were eventually slaughtered. The story is narrated across by a widowed mother who raises her son all alone. She is gratified when a gentleman walks into her life, and soon even gives his name to her fatherless son. But things take a ride when her son goes missing one day and the husband is caught in a web of police proceedings and court hearings. The series further develops and discloses the dark secrets behind the violent atrocious killings of youngsters.
Rakesh Bapat, Aastha Chaudhary, Vikram Misal, and Akshay Vir Singh from the main cast of this Ullu web series. Directed by Akshay Vir Singh himself, Assi Nabbe Poore Sau might be an intense watch for a certain audience, given the dark storyline and extreme portrayals. Nevertheless, it is a consuming watch with a story that needs to be told. Assi Nabbe Poore Sau was released in 2 parts, consisting of four episodes each. This is another Ullu web series that you should add to your watchlist.
6. The Bull of Dalal Street
Release Date: 20 February 2020
Directed by: Deepak Pande
Another Harshad Mehta depiction is the new Ullu web series The Bull of Dalal Street. Played by Iqbal Khan, the story explores the story of ‘Harshil Mehra’ a stockbroker who gambles his assets in the share market. Using his cunning ideas and sly thoughts he makes a name for himself and becomes the ‘Big Bull’ in a very short period of time. Directed by Deepak Pandey, The Bull of Dalal Street presents a twisted tale filled with drama and the surge for power.
Ashmit Patel, Kunal Verma, Priyal Gor, Aparna Sharma, and Naina Chhabra form the rest of the cast of this Ullu web series. Iqbal Khan received acclaim for his portrayal in the web series, and he possesses a certain nuance for his depiction of this complex dark character. The Bull of Dalal Street spans into 3 parts, overall consisting of 12 episodes giving time and space to explore the story exquisitely, and is another must-watch Ullu web series.
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Release date: 29 March 2019
Directed by: Deepak Pandey
Halala is a controversial watch Ullu web series as it explores the tendentious strands of Triple Talaq and Nikah Halala. The series narrates the tale from the standpoint of Afza and Rahil played by Shafaq Naaz and Ravi Bhatia respectively. Afza and Rahil are in a happy marriage, but in a moment of rage, Rahil utters the word Talaq thrice, eventually divorcing his wife.
He attempts all out to save his marriage, but the only option in front of them is a Nikah Halala, wherein Afza will have to be married to someone else, here Zaid played by Eijaz Khan, do her duties as a wife to him and be divorced by Zaid, after which only can she get back together with Rahil.
Written and directed by Deepak Pandey, this Ullu web series is one holding themes to be contentious. Halala rates well on IMDb and depicts that it has been decently received by the audience. The series spans over 9 episodes and is another great Ullu web series watch for all drama and romance lovers.
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