Spin is a Disney Channel Original Movie starring Avantika Vandanapu. The first teaser played during the finale of Secrets of Sulphur Springs. It premiered on August 13, 2021 on Disney Channel. , scoring around 0.54 million viewers.
Rhea (Avantika Vandanapu), is an Indian American teen who discovers her passion for creating DJ mixes that blend the rich textures of her South Asian culture and the world around her. Her life revolves around her eclectic group of friends, Molly, Watson, and Ginger, her after-school coding club, her family’s Indian restaurant, and her tight-knit, multi-generational family. Everything changes when she falls for aspiring DJ Max and her long lost fervor for music is re-ignited. Rhea discovers that she has a natural gift for creating beats and producing music, but must find the courage to follow her true inner talent.
- Avantika as Rhea Kumar
- Kaila De Almeida as Younger Rhea
- Meera Syal as Asha Kumar
- Abhay Deol as Arvind Kumar
- Aryan Simhadri as Rohan
- Michael Bishop as Max
- Jahbril Cook as Watson
- Kerri Medders as Ginger
- Anna Cathcart as Molly
- Agam Darshi as Mira Kumar
- Music Is Everything
- Freefall Universe by DJ Luka Cent
- Jab Chhaaye Mera Jadoo
- Flashback to Mira
- Feeling Good Now
- Keep the Hand Back
- Feels Like Summer
- Feeling Good
- Zinda Hoon Main (I’m Alive)
- Sampling the World
- The Semi-final
- It’s All Music
- Pakki Yaariyaan
- Spin was originally intended to be a Disney+ Original Movie.
- This is the first Disney Channel Original Movie to be filmed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- This was the longest wait for a new Disney Channel Original Movie, premiering a full year after Upside-Down Magic.
- This is the second DCOM to center around Indian culture since The Cheetah Girls: One World.
- However, Spin is the very first Disney Channel Original Movie to feature an Indian-American in the lead role.
- Spin is the lowest rated Disney Channel Original Movie in history, only receiving 0.54 viewers on premiere night.
- The soundtrack was released 2 weeks prior to the films premiere, releasing on July 30, 2021.
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