The first ever pan-India OTT Award Show, called the OTTplay Awards 2022, is all set to make its presence felt in a few short moments.
Last Updated: 01.58 PM, Sep 12, 2022
So, in order for you to enjoy the coveted show, coming from the house of Hindustan Times, let us walk you through the categories, followed by our sponsors, among other crucial details.
With the boom in the OTT space, the content-viewing experience has been democratised, an idea that has been instrumental to OTTplay — India’s first AI-based OTT recommendation and content-discovery platform. The inaugural OTTplay Awards and Conclave, a marquee event from the house of Hindustan Times, aims to honour the best talent, movies and web series across 10 Indian languages and a plethora of OTT platforms that premiered on streaming services the past year. The event, which will be held on September 10 in Mumbai, will open with a conclave inviting leaders in the OTT space, celebrities, content creators, advertisers, and technology enablers to deliberate on the future of OTTs and how it will reinvent the entertainment business. This will be followed by the OTTplay Awards — India's First Pan-India OTT Award Show. Through its various categories across genres including Best Movie, Best Webseries, Best Actor (Male and Female), and Best Director, OTTplay Awards will celebrate and felicitate unparalleled content and sterling performances across languages that won audiences across India. Popular and acclaimed movies and web series in languages such as Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali will compete against each other for the top honours at the OTTplay Awards and Conclave.
OTTplay is aimed at providing users with customised curation of shows and movies across 60+ Indian and international streaming services. In addition to being the most comprehensive and reliable OTT guide, OTTplay has now also evolved into a streaming platform that lets its subscribers watch content from 12 different OTT services — providing them access to its world-class content library that includes titles from 10 Indian and international languages, over 18+ genres and 20,000+ movies and web series with personalised recommendations.
Keeping in mind India's diverse cultures and our one-nation-one-award goal, here are the categories to watch out for: Best Movie, Best Webseries, Best Actor (Male and Female), and Best Director, the OTTplay Awards will honour and recognise outstanding material and sterling performances across languages that have captivated audiences in India. At the OTTplay Awards and Conclave, critically acclaimed films and web series in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Bengali will compete against one another for the top prizes.
No big event can happen without the support of sponsors, who we like to call partners at the OTTplay Awards 2022, and they are: Okinawa, Mufti, IDUS, TRDP Mario, and Beliram Tarachand Jain's Legacy (By Mohit Jain).
The OTTplay Awards jury members include Indian actor of global repute Adil Hussain, Bollywood film director-producer Aanand L. Rai, Divya Dutta, Bollywood director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, and Resident Editor for Hindustan Times' entertainment and lifestyle supplement, HT City, Neha Sharma.