Web series and OTT shows are the way forward for most of us who consume content on the internet. Production houses and filmmakers are foraying into the space now, more than ever, because of the kind of reach it has. From Karan Johar to Zoya Akhtar, everyone has been experimenting and doing some great work. Now, Kabir Khan is all set to make his directorial debut on the OTT platform with Amazon Prime Video‘s latest show, The Forgotten Army, starring Sunny Kaushal and Sharvari Wagh.
According to sources, the show is supposed to be one of the biggest OTT shows ever produced and has been shot on a very high budget. The show is said to be a tough and hard-hitting tale based on the Indian Army, highlighting the valour and bravery they bring to our nation.
The series is based on true events and will chart the journeys of several valiant men and women who fought for the country’s independence as part of the Indian National Army, which was then led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The story is close to the director’s heart as he has lived through the storyline since his first directorial debut The Forgotten Army back in 1999. While speaking to the producers and show makers, Kabir was very clear of the vision and scale of this show. He didn’t want to leave any stone unturned while making the show and rather treated it like his baby project. He made sure that his entire original film team is part of this project and directed the series himself.
Kabir is known for delivering some blockbuster hits like Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Sultan and is now coming up with his sports docu-drama ’83 in 2020, which will trace India’s historic win at the 1983 Cricket World Cup.
The Forgotten Army will start streaming on Amazon Prime in January 2020 and we cannot wait to see the fresh pair — Sunny and Sharvari — in this larger-than-life series!