The Freelancer OTT Release Date: Disney+ Hotstar to Premiere Neeraj Pandey’s Show on September 1

Neeraj Pandey is back with a new thriller for Disney+ Hotstar titled The Freelancer. Read on to know more deets on the same.

  • Disney+ Hotstar announces a new show The Freelancer
  • Mohit Raina, Sushant Singh, Kashmira Pardeshi, and Anupam Kher lead the show
  • The show is created by Neeraj Pandey

Neeraj Pandey with his films like Baby and Special 26 has made a name in Bollywood and in recent times he is rocking the digital world with series like Special Ops. Now he is back with another interesting show on Disney+ Hotstar. The Freelancer, an upcoming thriller series on Disney+ Hotstar, has been announced. Streaming of the show will begin on September 1. The series creator and showrunner, Neeraj Pandey, called it a high-end thriller that featured an incredible rescue effort in war-torn Syria. The series was filmed in numerous foreign places, creating a mainly uncharted and unseen world.

“Our audiences have enjoyed every season of Special Ops, and Neeraj is returning with yet another gripping and emotional tale, “The Freelancer.” Powerful performances and very gifted performers make the ensemble cast of this presentation! We hope ‘The Freelancer will also be liked by our audience,” said, Gaurav Banerjee, Head of Content for Disney+ Hotstar & HSM Entertainment Network, Disney Star.

When and Where to Watch The Freelancer

Disney+ Hotstar has announced that it will be streaming the intriguing series The Freelancer from September 1. Viewers will need to subscribe or upgrade their subscription to the streaming service to watch the show.

Movie/Show Name OTT Platform Release Date Language
The Freelancer Disney+Hotstar September 1 Hindi

Official Trailer and Plot

The tagline “Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey of action and heart-pounding adrenaline rush,” aptly describes the show and its teaser. A Ticket to Syria by Shirish Thorat served as the inspiration for the intriguing thriller. The series tells the tale of Aliya and her quest to flee a harsh environment that is full of lies and betrayals. The series, which is based on Aliya’s true tale and is told in Shirish Thorat’s book, stars Mohit Raina as the Freelancer, Anupam Kher as Dr. Khan the analyst, and Kashmira Pardesi as Aliya.

The show is directed by Bhav Dhulia and is created by Neeraj Pandey for Friday Storytellers. Sushant Singh, Kashmira Pardeshi, John Kokken, Gauri Balaji, and Navneet Malik also join the cast alongside Mohit Raina.


The show’s teaser was released barely two days back and has garnered 180,421 views on Youtube, which shows the hype it has created among the audiences.