Where To Watch Special Ops 1.5: Ever since the first season of Special Ops dropped in 2020, its central character Himmat Singh developed a fan following of his own. This no-nonsense Research and Analysis Wing agent is core to tracking down a terrorist who is involved in multiple terrorist attacks on Indian soil, starting with the Parliament attack in 2001. But how did Himmat Singh achieve his legendary status at RAW? Special Ops 1.5 intends to tell that story to the viewers.
The trailer of Special Ops 1.5 was dropped on October 19, promising viewers a mid-November release. The show will see actor Kay Kay Menon reprise his role of Himmat Singh again, along with Vinay Pathak, who will also be seen again as Abbas Sheikh.
What is Special Ops 1.5 about
The preceding season, of the show, Special Ops, told us the story of a bunch of RAW agents who were tracking down the mastermind of terror attacks on Indian soil in the last two decades. We are told that agent Himmat Singh had pointed out the involvement of a sixth terrorist in the attack on the Indian Parliament in Delhi. This puts him on a journey of close to two decades the nab the wanted man and thus complete his covert mission with the help of his fellow officers.
In Special Ops 1.5 we see two agents approach Pathak's Sheikh asking about Singh's backstory, and the prequel will thus tell us the ups and downs of his career. This time we see Singh track down one Maninder Singh who has been branded a national threat.
Special Ops 1.5 cast
Apart from Menon and Pathak, the series will also feature Gautami Kapoor in the role of Singh's wife. The show also features actors Aftab Shivdasani, Parmeet Sethi and Kali Prasad Mukherjee. Since the show talks about Singh's past, we are also introduced to his love interest played by actor Aishwarya Sushmita. Whether Sushmita playing the younger version of Kapoor's character or not, remains unclear as of now.
Special Ops 1.5 release date
Directed by Neeraj Pandey, who is known for helming films like Special 26, Baby, Aiyaary, A Wednesday and M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, the prequel to Special Ops will start streaming on November 12.
Where to watch Special Ops 1.5
Special Ops 1.5 will be available for viewing exclusively on Disney+Hotstar.
Check out the trailer of Special Ops 1.5 here: