Netflix Comes Up With A Bollywoodised Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Darshana Choudhary
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Netflix recently released the official trailer of its surprise series Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, which has gained a lot of online attention since then.

Produced by Dharmatic Entertainment, the digital content company of Dharma Productions, Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives gives us a sneak peek into the everyday lives of Bollywood celebrity wives.

Apart from promising some spicy content, the series also boasts a cameo of Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri Khan along with other Bollywood celebrities.

Who Are These Celebrity Wives? How Have They Captured Netizens’ Attention?

Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives features :

  • Jewellery designer Neelam Kothari Soni, wife of actor Samir Soni

  • Maheep Kapoor, wife of actor-producer Sanjay Kapoor

  • Fashion designer Seema Khan, wife of actor-director-producer Sohail Khan and

  • Costume designer Bhavana Pandey, wife of actor Chunky Pandey

The series has been compared to both Keeping Up With The Kardashian and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills due to its format.

The trailer has got a mixed response. Some people are admitting that they will watch it despite it being a cringe series in the YouTube comments of the trailer. Others are complaining that Netflix will soon turn into an Indian TV channel now that OTT platforms will be regulated.

The series has also garnered support from Bollywood. Actors like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, and Alia Bhatt have also given it a shoutout.

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Is Netflix Changing?

Yes, Of course! Netflix is definitely capitalizing on two of India’s biggest obsessions to capture a larger Indian audience – reality shows and Bollywood.

First, Indian Matchmaking and now Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, one can surely expect more content in the genre of reality shows from Netflix in the coming days.

Undoubtedly, reality shows are always an instant hit and manage to find an audience on its own. Mix this together with a nice dose of Bollywood, and voila! You’ve captured the Indian audience’s attention.

Maybe that’s the reason we now have shows based on the lives of ‘Bollywood wives.’

Why Are Reality Shows An Instant Hit?

The reason is plain and simple, they reflect the complex human nature. Reality shows are like midnight cravings, the one you can’t resist. They are our guilty pleasures.

We want to know what’s going on in the lives of others and we want to be able to see it up close. This is precisely what reality shows deliver, producing in us a plethora of emotions.

While it is generally believed that reality shows dumb society down, it was recently discovered that they also have the ability to stimulate our minds. They can make us more empathetic as well.

Stimulating or not, one thing is certain that they are peak entertainment suppliers and we cherish them as an audience.

Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives will release on the 27th of November on Netflix. Watch the trailer here.

Will you secretly binge watch or openly love it? Comment down your opinions.

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Sources: The Washington Post, Business Insider, NDTV

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