The release of the Bihar chapter for OTT streaming, platform explained

When will Khakee: The Bihar Chapter be released for OTT streaming and what platform will the new Hindi series be presented on?

With OTT streaming platforms being followed by some of the largest online communities in the world, it can be difficult to discern which shows are going to the top of the viral charts and which shows will be forgotten.

Luckily, if you’re ever in doubt about the hype behind a show, YouTube trailer views still remain one of the best ways to gauge audience demand.

One of the most anticipated drops of the upcoming weekend is Khakee: The Bihar Chapter, which has racked up an amazing 56 million views on its official YouTube trailer in just two weeks!

So when will Khakee: The Bihar Chapter be released for OTT streaming and what platform will the new series be presented on?

Khakee: Date and time of publication of The Bihar Chapter OTT

Khakee: The Bihar Chapter is set to be released on Netflix streaming platform on Friday, November 25th.

An exact release time has not yet been announced, but the series is expected to be made available for non-simulcast content at the following international times, in line with the platform’s typical update window:

  • Pacific Time – 12:00 AM
  • Eastern Time – 3 a.m
  • UK time – 8am
  • European time – 9 am
  • Pakistan time – 1pm
  • Indian Time – 1:30pm
  • Philippine time – 4:00 p.m
  • Australia Central Daylight Time – 6:30 p.m

The series was produced in Hindi, but it is currently unclear if Khakee: The Bihar Chapter will also be released with alternative language dubbing including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.

Netflix India is available through the following subscription plans:

  • Mobile – Rs 149, a mobile device
  • Basic – Rs 199, one device
  • Standard – Rs 499, two devices
  • Premium – Rs 649, four devices

There is also an ad-supported plan, but it is yet to be made available to Indian users.

“Set in the heartland of Bihar in the early 2000s, this cop-and-crime thriller is a huge story that we’ve wanted to create and share for a while. And through the direction of Bhav Dhulia and the production know-how of my partner Shital Bhatia, we have endeavored to bring the taste to life with the tonality and treatment. Filmed under extremely difficult circumstances in Jharkhand and Bihar across multiple waves of Covid, it boasts a talented cast portraying strong characters that we hope will resonate with local and global Netflix audiences.” – Director Neeraj Pandey, via Netflix Media Center.

What is Khakee: The Bihar Chapter about?

Khakee: The Bihar Chapter is an upcoming crime drama series developed by Neeraj Pandey (Vikram Vedha, Aiyaary and Special Ops) and directed by Bhav Dhulia (Drishyam, Paan Singh Tomar and Here I Am).

The series is inspired by how Bihar’s most dangerous criminal was caught as we follow the bitter battle between a feared drug lord and Indian police officer Amit Lodha.

“When a righteous cop pursues a merciless criminal in Bihar, he finds himself caught up in a deadly chase and moral struggle riddled with corruption.” – Khakee: The Bihar Chapter Summary, via Netflix.

Speaking through the Netflix Media Center, Monika Shergill, VP Content for Netflix India, said: “We are excited to bring one of India’s finest storytellers, Neeraj Pandey, to Netflix with his powerful crime drama series Khakee: The Bihar Chapter.

“A gripping true story about the rise of a feared criminal and a determined cop, Neeraj will take audiences in India and around the world on an intense and unprecedented journey through Bihar.” – Monika Shergill, via Netflix Media Center.

The cast includes Karan Tacker, Avinash Tiwary, Ashutosh Rana, Jatin Sarna, Nikita Dutta, Ravi Kishan, Abhimanyu Singh, Anup Soni, Aishwarya Sushmita, Shraddha Das and Vinay Pathak.

By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]

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