OTT services bring stories on Godmen, religion2 min read 02 Sep 2020, 12:47 PM IST
The trope of villainous Godmen goes back a long way, be it Rohit Shetty’s Singham Returns (2014) or satirical comedies such as OMG- Oh My God! (2012) and PK (2014). Non-Hindi local language cinema too has experimented with the genre
NEW DELHI: Cashing in on the age-old obsession with religion and the relatively free medium of the web, a number of streaming services are dabbling with subjects that deal with Godmen or the radicalisation of religion and faith. Two releases last Friday, MX Player’s web show Ashram starring Bobby Deol and Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2 on Disney+ Hotstar, were stories of such people in power, who often exploit their followers.
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