It had to happen, and it has happened – the only difference is that its a web series by Vikram Bhatt and not a full fledged film. Vikram Bhatt’s upcoming web series, Maaya, stars Shama Sikandar – she is ‘Yeh Meri Life Hain’ fame and deals with the buzzword today – BDSM. The trailer helpfully states the full-form for the uninitiated – Bondage, Dominance, Submission and Masochism. The Maaya trailer reveals a lot about the web series, and looks like the story is about a sexual encounter revolving around a BDSM session gone wrong.
The trailer looks slickly cut but is nothing new. There’s a high pitched background song, scenes interspersed and running into each other, and some of the critical shots that should capture the viewer’s interest. The series does seem to have the hotness quotient, though some of the scenes are directly lifted from that other film, 50 Shades of Grey and that’s been picked on by some of the YouTube channel subscribers. Most of them have alleged that the trailer has some scenes directly lifted from the film. This accusation is not new for Vikram Bhatt. He has earlier been accused of being inspired by There’s Something About Mary to make Deewane Hue Paagal and others. But yet, there are some who think the ‘film’ (their description, not ours) is gonna be a super-hit when it releases. The series also stars Veer Aryan and Vipul Gupta.