With OTT as a growing platform, many Bollywood actors, directors and producers have experimented with web series or OTT movies. Siddharth Roy Kapur introduced many Bollywood directors for his upcoming projects.
Film producer, Siddharth Roy Kapur has confirmed a series of eight new web series, on which he will collaborate with directors such as Vishnuvardhan, Mahesh Narayanan, Aarti Kadav and Bhavesh Kapadia.
According to a press release from the producer’s company, Roy Kapur Films, shows will range from historical epics to powerful family dramas.
Vishnuvardhan is well known for his film “Shershaah”, which starred Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani. It was a well-received film based on the true story of Captain Vikram Batra. The plot revolves around her love affair with Dimple and her mission in the Kargil War.
According to his statement, the show, which he will direct for the first time for OTT, will tell the remarkable story of an essential part of Indian military history in the 20th century.
Mahesh Narayanan, who directed the Malayalam film “Malik”, is also on the list. He is interested in portraying the story which will be based on the engrossing multi-season spy thriller. It is planned to take place in the Middle East and South Asia.
Aarti Kadav, who directed “Cargo.” He plans to create a series with a fresh, offbeat approach to romance, but with a plot twist. This isn’t your typical romance series; it belongs to the science fiction genre.
Nagraj Manjule will create the Matka King series, which was announced last year. The series would be based on the exciting world of “Matka”, a game of chance. It can be quite serious and dangerous.
Hardik Mehta, best known for “Kaamyaab,” will lead an exciting family drama series set in Europe, Africa and India. It is said to be in the exclusive world of conflicting business families.
Abbas Tyrwala is the writer-director of Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. He’s also on the team and will write and direct a dapper and stylish spy action drama series. It takes place in the shadowy world of South Asian counterintelligence.
The production company said it believes in empowering new talent and ideas by giving their two rookie directors the opportunity to promote their work.
Bhavesh Kapadiaa well-known commercial filmmaker, and Anubhav Chopra, critically acclaimed for his Netflix documentary “House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths”, will make his directorial debut. Kapadia’s concept is an adventurous and thrilling female-led comedy thriller. Chopra’s concept, meanwhile, is based on a young adult drama series set in the high-pressure atmosphere of a modern high school.
Jinesh Shah, RKF Originals Managerexpressed their enthusiasm for delivering compelling stories to audiences. He said, “With these eight phenomenal series, we’re ready to bring audiences an assortment of gripping stories. We look forward to training our lenses on different worlds with these talented filmmakers and delving into the psyches of intriguing, layered and compelling characters.”
Siddhart Roy Kapur’s production company produced Aranyak on Netflix and Rocket Boys on Sony LIV. Both were well received by critics and audiences. Pippa, Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan? and Bas Karo Aunty are among his upcoming projects.
(With PTI entries)
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