Acclaimed director Sudhir Mishra will be making his debut in the digital world through a conspiracy thriller ‘Hostages’. Helmed by Applause Entertainment & produced by Banijay Asia, a taut and tense drama fuelled by several twists, strong performances and sharp direction, ‘Hostages’ brings together a stellar star cast of Ronit Roy, Tisca Chopra, Parvin Dabas and Dalip Tahil playing key roles. Images of some of these actors being held hostage had surfaced on social media recently raising suspicion and curiosity.
Sameer Nair, CEO Applause Entertainment commented, “‘Hostages’ is a captivating concept, which will hook viewers. The digital space demands for a show like this and with a brilliant director like Sudhir Mishra, an exceptional producer like Deepak Dhar and talented actors like Ronit, Tisca, Parvin, and Dalip, this show will take the premium conspiracy drama series bar a notch higher.”
Deepak Dhar, Founder and CEO Banijay Asia said, “I am grateful for the support and belief that Sameer has shown in me and my endeavour. We are glad to be associated with Applause Entertainment for a prestigious international thriller like ‘Hostages' and aim to produce some groundbreaking content across genres.”
Sudhir Mishra added, “For me, every element and individual involved in ‘Hostages’, plays an integral part in the storytelling process and I’m enjoying directing my first digital drama series.”
The shoot of ‘Hostages’ is currently ongoing in Mumbai and it is expected to stream later this year.
Applause Entertainment the content studio, recently announced an exciting line-up of shows including: ‘The Scam’ with Hansal Mehta, ‘Criminal Justice' & ‘The Office’ with BBC, ‘City of Dreams’ with Nagesh Kukunoor and has another 20 premium shows lined up for the year.