Director Abhishek Sinha’s Debut Film “Tumse Na Ho Payega” Earns Top 5 Spot in India’s Most-Watched OTT Films

Director Abhishek Sinha, making his debut with “Tumse Na Ho Payega” on Disney+Hotstar, is basking in the glow of acclaim as his first film achieves a significant milestone, securing the 4th position in India’s most-watched OTT films, according to the recent Ormax report, with an impressive viewership of 14.3 million. Notably, this slice-of-life drama shares the top 5 ranks with well-known titles like Bawaal, Bloody Daddy, and Gulmohar.

“Tumse Na Ho Payega” unfolds a captivating comedy-drama featuring Ishwak Singh, Mahima Makwana, Gaurav Pandey, Gurpreet Saini, and Karan Jotwani in lead roles. The film revolves around Gaurav Shukla’s journey to break free from toxic corporate culture by launching his startup. Abhishek Sinha’s adept direction has garnered praise for seamlessly blending humor with a relatable narrative, offering a delightful take on societal challenges that resonated with both critics and viewers.

Expressing his enthusiasm for the film’s positive reception, Abhishek Sinha shared insights into his experience, memorable moments, and more.

Reflecting on the achievement of being among the top 5 most-watched films of the year, Abhishek Sinha said, “I’m truly humbled by the overwhelming response to my debut film making it to the top 5 most-viewed. I aimed to create a movie for everyone, transcending age groups with its powerful messaging about chasing one’s dreams. The film’s ability to convey a compelling message without being preachy seems to have resonated deeply with audiences, sparking a universal connection.”

When asked about what sets ‘Tumse Na Ho Payega’ apart, Abhishek expressed, “Tumse Na Ho Payega stands out in the competitive OTT landscape by offering a relatable slice-of-life drama filled with humor. The resonance with the story, characters, and their relatable antics has captured audiences’ hearts. The film’s comedic exploration of daily life situations, evoking chuckles and moments of self-reflection, has contributed to its popularity.”

Abhishek also shared insights into the challenges and highlights of the film’s production journey, stating, “The making of Tumse Na Ho Payega was quite a journey, marked by unique challenges and memorable moments. We faced the dual challenge of prepping and shooting during the pandemic, navigating safety protocols, and adapting to the new normal. Despite these hurdles, the entire team shared a camaraderie reflected in our inside joke of ‘tumse na ho payega.’ In the end, we not only overcame these challenges but also proved to ourselves the strength of teamwork, determination, and a good sense of humour are truly unbeatable.”

Finally, revealing key learnings from the project, Abhishek commented, “During the making of Tumse Na Ho Payega, I learned the importance of effective communication within the team, fostering a collaborative environment. Managing time efficiently and staying adaptable to unforeseen challenges proved crucial. My biggest learning is not to let go of my vision even when it seems difficult. The key is to maintain patience and believe in your process. A good team and meticulous preparation always help, especially when surrounded by like-minded individuals who share and believe in the director’s vision. These lessons will undoubtedly shape my approach in future projects, emphasizing teamwork, strong collaboration, and unwavering commitment to preserving the directorial vision.”

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