Kahaani Chor Chor Ki: What If Ocean’s 8 Were an Indian TV Soap?

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Kahaani Chor Chor Ki: What If Ocean’s 8 Were an Indian TV Soap?

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cean’s 8 is out today, the first film in the popular franchise to have an entirely female-led cast. But sorry Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Rihanna, Indian TV has you beat this time. We’ve been fervently following female-led stories for years, as the success of shows like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Naagin will attest to. While family drama, shapeshifting, and other subjects have been covered ad nauseam, one scenario left for Indian soaps to explore is a cracker heist, a la the Oceans franchise.

How would Ocean’s 8 play out, if it were an Indian TV show?

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