Streaming content creators eye remakes of foreign shows to keep viewers hooked3 min read . Updated: 18 Feb 2020, 11:32 PM IST
- Shows such as ‘The Office’, ‘Hostages’ and ‘Mind The Malhotras’ have been adapted from international formats
- Sameer Nair-led Applause Entertainment is bringing Israeli show Fauda’s Indian version to the small screen
NEW DELHI : New-age content creators on video streaming services are now looking at popular international formats that they can localize as the next bait to hook Indian audiences. The Indian arm of Paris-based company Banijay Group is developing the Indian versions of American reality show Survivor and legal thriller Damages, Belgian TV series The Mole and Turkish drama Public Enemy. Banijay’s acquisition of the EndemolShine Group globally may still be a work-in-progress, but the latter is already working on the Dutch show Penoza for India. Meanwhile, Sameer Nair-led Applause Entertainment is bringing the Indian versions of Israeli shows Your Honour and Fauda.
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