Hiccups and Hookups trailer: Lionsgate Play’s first Indian, Relationship Dramedy

Directed by Kunal Kohli, Hiccups and Hookups will bring to the fore a refreshing and non-conformist brother-sister relationship, who openly discuss their ‘sexcap’. It stars Lara Dutta and Prateik Babbar in the lead roles.

Lara Dutta is back with her first web show Hiccups & Hookups, which also stars Prateik Babbar. She plays a desperate single mom named Vasudha, who lives with her daughter Kay, played by Shinova, and brother Akhil (Pratik Babbar). The show is about this dysfunctional family, whose members do not blink while talking about the most intimate issues. 

The trailer of the upcoming web show Hiccups & Hookups opens with an unfiltered conversation between the brother-sister duo, played by Lara Dutta and Prateik Babbar, and how the latter decides to update their profile on a dating app.

Director Kunal Kohli feels it is important to emphasize that families are of all kinds, much like relationships. His directorial will tackle their interpersonal and interpersonal dynamics and promises to be unfiltered and no-holds-barred drama. 

While the trailer manages to catch your interest given its style, the actors fail to create humour despite putting in a lot of effort. The scene where Prateek says, ‘Baba is not waiting but giving’ is an apt example of his flat humour, looking at a dead body. 

According to the makers, Hiccups and Hookups will tell the story of a family of three and their friends who are trendy and don’t believe in suppressing their conversation. It will also bring to the fore a refreshing and non-conformist sibling relationship, who openly discuss their ‘sexcapades’. And on top of that, they also have to deal with the typical brown parent – ​​affecting your neck at every turn of life and making it difficult to breathe.

Lara recently shared the poster of the show on Instagram and wrote, “When nothing goes fine, you gotta have some wine! Aur Rao family mein, craziness ki there’s no end-line!! Kya baat hai! Kya baat hai! Am I the best or am I the bestest?”

Hichki & Hookups, directed by Kunal Kohli, will stream on Lionsgate Play from November 26. It also stars Divya Seth, Nassar Abdullah, Khalid Siddiqui, Meiyang Chang, Meera Chopra and Ayan Zoya.