Mumbai: Veteran movie and theatre actor Arundhati Nag, recognized for performs like Girish Karnad’s “Nagamandala” and movies resembling “Paa”, has joined the forged of the upcoming internet collection “Escaype Live”, the makers introduced on Monday. Billed as a “tech thriller”, the present will likely be directed by Siddharth Kumar Tewary.
Tewary, recognized for backing mythological reveals like 2013’s “Mahabharat” and “Karmaphal Daata Shani” (2016), may even produce the collection underneath his banner One Life Studios. “Escaype Live” follows the lives of 5 common Indians who use a preferred live-streaming app to realize in a single day fame and fortune.
Nag will play mom to South star Siddharth Suryanarayan, finest recognized to Hindi audiences by means of movies “Rang De Basanti” and “Chashme Baddoor”, who performs one of many leads within the present. The 64-year-old actor mentioned she is joyful to be a part of “Escaype Live” because it launched her to a world that was an entire thriller – a world of children, apps, pretend identities, the entire huge world of aspirations and the way they attempt to get there. “For me, this is a taste of what the younger generation is thinking of. I play a mother (to Siddharth’s character) and a mother who cares for her child more than anything else which also could be, in a sense, detrimental. “Her desire to see her children succeed could be a trigger for many decisions they take. She isn’t the villain of the piece. She’s doing what her dharma is – to be the mother,” Nag mentioned in a press release.
The collection additionally stars Shweta Tripathi Sharma and Jaaved Jaaferi.