Showtime Review
Showtime Review

Last week the internet and celebs were busy with Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding bash and everyone was hooked on Instagram reels watching looks of celebs. And this week, they have something exciting to catch up not just in theatres but also on OTT.

A lot has been spoken and said about nepotism, ever since, 2020, the debate has been unending and each celeb and individual will agree or disagree. However, the world knows, that after the untimely demise of SSR on June 14, 2020, Karan Johar came under scanner and was accused of launching star kids rather than giving a fair chance to outsiders, after endless mud sling and debate. Karan Johar has time and again addressed the issue. However, the ongoing chatter around why launch star kids who are already capable of finding their path, rather than giving newcomers and outsiders a platform. Karan Johar after four long years of accusations of being the flag bearer of nepotism, the maverick director has produced a series on Showtime which gives a sneak peek into what happens in Bollywood, apart from delving into nepotism and power struggles.

Mihir Desai and Archit Kumar direct the series and stars Emraan Hashmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Mouni Roy, Shriya Saran, and Mahima Makwana. The epic saga dwells deep into the world of cinema and also touches upon subjects like paid reviews, insiders, outsiders, blockbuster flops and hits.

If you are a movie buff and want to know the dark truth of Bollywood Showtime is worth your time. The makers have dropped the first four episodes of the show and is streaming on Disney Plus Hotstar.

But before you plan to watch the show, let's take a look at what netiznes have to say.

A section of netizens has taken to their X handles (Formerly known as Twitter) and heaped praise on the show. While some found it disappointing.

A user wrote, "Just watched #Showtime and I must say it did not disappoint at all. Emraan Hashmi nailed it as Raghu Khanna. Definitely a must watch," and added the 100 emoji and a fire emoji.

Another mentioned, "One more user also lauding the actor wrote, "With #Showtime, #EmraanHashmi shines as one of the finest actors in the industry."

The third one mentioned, "A fourth user wrote, "Binge watched #Showtime last night and I thoroughly enjoyed it, you're stealing the SHOW as Raghu and how @emraanhashmi love how you get into the character and ace it every single time, you're the best," and added a string of emojis to express his excitement."

The fourth one mentioned, "A fifth user wrote, "#NowStreaming‼#Showtime @emraanhashmi what to say about the excellence of your acting skills!!!! Emraan! You're FIRE Love love love you! You're the BEST forever Emraan! #EmraanHashmi #ShowtimeOnHotstar."

Emraan Hashmi's calls apart act will blow your mind!

Emraan Hashmi gets into the skin of the character. With the right emotions and balanced body language, Emraan is indeed a scene stealer. Mahima Makwana creates a strong impact and her screen presence is outstanding herself. Mouni Roy amps up the glam quotient and social media users are comparing her role with a real-life Bollywood dancing diva.