Digital Platform Hotstar has declared the release of its upcoming crime thriller series Hostages.
The Hotstar specials is set be on air from May 31 and the best part is that audience can watch the series in multiple Hot Star VIP Indian languages.
This series marks the debut of renowned filmmaker Sudhir Mishra, who is known for his big hits Chameli, Hazaron Khwaaishein Aisi, along with many brilliant stories and screenplays. The star cast of Hostages has Ronit Roy and Tisca Chopra in the lead role along with co-artists Aashim Gulati, Parvin Dabas, Malhaar Rathod, Amangsha Biswas, Mohan Kapoor and Sharad Joshi.
This web series has been written by Mayuk Ghosh, Nisarg Mehta, Akriti Goel, Shiva Bajpai, Madhura Dalimbkar and Suraj Gianani.
Hostage revolves around the famous surgeon who ordered to execute the chief minister, in return for
the survival of her family. The series will begin with renowned doctor as well as surgeon Dr. Mira Anand (Tisca Chopra), who one fine day, receives orders to kill the chief minister of the state if she wants to save her family.
‘Hostages’ is based on the Israel Netflix web series by the same name.
As per director Sudhir Mishra, “When Applause and Banijay Asia showed me the original Israeli version I was struck not only by its gripping plot but the brilliance with which each character revealed themselves. Ronit’s character is amazingly layered and I don’t think I’ve ever seen a female character like the one Tisca plays. Parvin’s character has an amazing graph as well. The opportunity to adapt this to India and to direct this powerful ensemble is what directors’ dreams are made of! Thank you Applause, Banijay Asia and Hotstar for this opportunity.”
Tisca Chopra said about her character, “It is very strong character which is I have never played before in any TV serial or film. When this character was narrated to me, I felt I could never refuse to play this character. I am too happy to be part of this web show.”
According to statement of Tisca, she tried to play a very fascinating character who is
wearing many different black hats. She explained that this character relates to those
women who are playing a different role in job profile as well as in her home. These women are role modal mother. Because these women are every day struggle with pathetic situation occurring in their job.
The release date of the series is declared as May 31. Watch Hostages trailer right here:
The second main lead role character Ronit Roy also commented that all the situations are created very quickly and critically in the series. He plays the character of Prithvi Singh who is superintendent of Police. As per him, there are many plots, turns, twists, plots which create the mysteries in the series. And this creating mystery is sure to keep the audience trying to guess the next situations.
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