Popular Tamil comedian Sathish, who loves to spend time watching fims and web series on digital platforms, suggests a few of his favourite works
Actor Sathish, who shot to fame with a few notable films like Kaththi and Ethir Neechal in which he shared screen presence with Vijay and Sivakarthikeyan, was last seen in Amazon Prime Video's comedy reality show, LOL Enga Siri Paappom, in which he was one of the three contestants who managed to survive till the final round.
All excited to play the lead for the first time in an untitled project, he is now currently looking forward to three of his projects, which has Rajinikanth, Harbhajan Singh and Sunny Leone essaying lead roles in them. In a chat with OTTplay, the actor lists a few of his favourite shows and films from streaming platforms...
The crime thriller, which is streaming on Amazon Prime Video, has Jaideep Ahlawat, Gul Panag, Neeraj Kabi and Swastika Mukherjee among others playing lead roles. The 9-episode series, which courted controversy soon after its release, opened to positive reviews from critics for its unadulterated portrayal of politicians-criminals-bureaucrats nexus. Sathish, who watched the Tamil version of the series, says, "I was kicked about watching the series after hearing good reviews about it. When I got to know that it has a Tamil dubbed version, I decided to watch that because sometimes reading subtitles hinders the enjoyment. It was a truly compelling show."
The film, directed by Laxman Utekar, starring Kriti Sanon, Pankaj Tripathi and Sai Tamhankar in lead roles, premiered on Netflix in July, and opened to positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. "I really loved the movie, it was so much of fun. Rahman sir's music is a big plus for the film," Sathish says, adding, "I got to know later that a Marathi film had a similar story. I loved Pankaj Tripathi's character and acting in it. I would love to take up that role if the movie is remade in Tamil."
Like many of us, Sathish, too, is a huge fan of the popular Spanish heist crime drama, the fifth season of which dropped on Netflix recently. He says he can't wait for the second part of the season which is expected to drop on December. All praise for the makers for coming up with a series, which has ample nail-biting sequences, he says his favourite character in it is Professor, played by Álvaro Morte. "I get goosebumps when I see him perform. His reactions and body language are epic," he says.
The actor, who was one of the contestants in LOL Enga Siri Paappom, says he loved watching the Australian version of the show before he joined the other housemates to understand the nuances of the game. Hosted by actress Rebel Wilson, the format of the show was similar to the Tamil version. Sathish, who entered the house without any preparations, says, "The Australian version of the show was released last year. I heard there are a few other versions, too. But unlike the Indian ones, which were released in Tamil and Hindi, there is ample adult content in the international versions."