BBC Studios and ZEE5 Collaborate For The Broken News Indian Adaptation
ZEE5 joins hands with BBC Studios India to adapt the popular British series, Press. As such, The Broken News, directed by Vinay Waikul, revolves around two rival news channels based in Mumbai. Awaaz Bharati is an independent, ethical news channel. Whereas, Josh 24/7 News, offers sensationalist and invasive journalism. What transpires between the main characters in their quest for news. The show is headlined by Jaideep Ahlawat and Shriya Pilgaonkar. Bollywood star Sonali Bendre will make her digital debut with this title. The release date is yet to be confirmed.
Platoon One Films Announce New Indo-Belgium Immigrant Drama
Platoon One Films and Ellanar Films partner for the upcoming release, Minimum. Set in Belgium, the film deals with transactional marriage and migration with love, affection and friendship at the core. It marks 2022 Berlinale Talent Rumana Molla’s directorial debut. She is also an actor in the picture. The cast includes Saba Azad (Rocket Boys), Geetanjali Kulkarni (Court), and Namit Das (A Suitable Boy). Minimum eyes an early June 2023 release.
Romantic Series Aadha Ishq Premieres On Voot Select
Voot Select gears for the launch of a modern-day romantic saga, Aadha Ishq. The show is set in Gulmarg, Srinagar and Mussoorie. It follows the events that transpire when Rene (Pratibha Ranta) falls in love with charismatic Sahir (Gaurav Arora), a charismatic artist. He had a turbulent romantic history with her mother Roma (Aamna Sharif). What makes Sahir reappear in his old flame Roma’s life after ten years? This forms the crux of the drama. Suchitra Pillai (Betaal), Darsheel Safary (Taare Zameen Par), Pooja Bhamrrah (Fanney Khan) and Gautam Ahuja (Yeh Hai Mohabbatein) feature in pivotal roles. 24 Frames Media is roped in as producer, while Nandita Mehra directs. It is now available to stream.