Aashram wins Landmark OTT Show at ITA Awards 2021
MX Original Series Aashram wins big at this award season of 2021. The series has been directed by the National Award Winning Director Prakash Jha starring Bobby Deol. The web series wins the Landmark OTT Show at the 20th Indian Television Academy Awards 2021 and later at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2021, Bobby Deol bagged the Best Actor award. The series has already received a wonderful response from the viewers and now been receiving critical acclaim in these prestigious awards shows.
Commenting on the wins, Prakash Jha said, “On behalf of my team of actors and technicians, I would like to thank the ITA 2021 for recognizing Aashram as a landmark series and I feel happy for Bobby for having won the Best Actor award at DIFF. The show mirrors the blind faith that innocent people unwittingly succumb to and the story, powered by brilliant performances struck a chord with the audience.”
Speaking about his win for Best Actor – Web Series at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021, Bobby Deol said, “I am grateful to Prakash Jha that he saw me as Baba Nirala and gave me the opportunity to grow with it. Getting into the character of Baba Nirala has been a life-changing experience and being recognized for it is the most amazing feeling in the world. I had faith that it will be big, and MX Player gave a much-needed platform that it deserved”.
Gautam Talwar, Chief Content Officer, MX Player concluded saying, “As a platform, we believe in curating stories across varied genres that connect with the vast and diverse audiences of the country. With Aashram, we are proud to have introduced our viewers to premium entertainment at such scale, that has set a new benchmark of viewership in the OTT ecosystem and wins like this further fuel us to continue bringing compelling stories to the digital screen”.