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>>> Ashim Ahluwalia who gave last year’s DADDY has been roped in for a web series HEADLEY & I. This will be an adaptation from Hussain Zaidi’s book of the same title which is a story about Rahul Bhatt and his encounter with David Coleman Headley, the man who was responsible for a ruthlessly executed carnage. The book traces the months leading up to the horror of 26/11 and the long months of interrogation that followed.
>>> Srishti Arya has been hired as Netflix India’s director International Originals.. She will help in creating global quality content out of India, working closely with Indian producers. It is expected investment will be close to $100 million in originals from India to start with over the next couple of years.
>>> Mouni Roy will be seen playing the role of Mehrunisaa (Noor Jahan) wife of Mughal Emperor Jahangir in ALT Balaji’s next big show MEHRUNISAA. This web show will be directed by Ken Ghosh. This will mark the debut of Mouni in the digital world.
>>> Manoj Bajpayee to begin shooting for his Amazon show; in which he is paired opposite south actress Priyamani who was last seen in a song in Chennai Express. The show runners of the series are Raj and Krishna DK who have directed films like A Gentleman, Happy Ending and Go Goa Gone.
>>> Arunoday Singh to make his digital debut with ALT Balaji’s next show APHARAN; where he will be seen playing the lead role. The show is a suspense thriller and revolves around Arunoday’s character. APHARAN will be produced and directed by Siddharth Sengupta who had earlier directed Television shows like Balika Vadhu and Gulaal.
>>> The remake of the popular HBO series THE NIGHT OF to be made for Indian audiences. Vikrant Massey will be playing the lead in this one; he will be seen reprising the role Riz Ahmed did in the original. Jackie Shroff will also be a part of the project. Applause will be making the series along with BBC. THE NIGHT OF is a story of a man fighting to prove his innocence after a night of partying with a female stranger, waking up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.