~The larger than life series, Hotstar Specials’ The Night Manager is produced by The Ink Factory and Banijay Asia, created and directed by Sandeep Modi and co-directed by Priyanka Ghosh~
Two powerhouses, two different sides, one massive clash – witness loggerheads Shelly Rungta and Shantanu Sengupta get into the cinematic showdown of the year! Get ready to check-in as Disney+ Hotstar drops the trailer to the spiraling world of revenge, deception and revelation, the much-awaited spy thriller Hotstar Specials’ The Night Manager. A Hindi-language adaptation of John le Carré’s novel “The Night Manager”Produced by The Ink Factory and Banijay Asia, the series is created and directed by Sandeep Modi and second director Priyanka Ghosh. Get ready to open the doors to a web of secrets and conspiracies with The Night Manager exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar, 17th February onwards.
There is always more than what meets the eye, a thought that’ll compel you to dive further into the world of Shelly Rungta and Shaan. As the chase between the power-hungry philanthropist, Shelly and Shaan along with his companion from RAW Lipika (played by Tillotama Shome) begins, the latter aims to dismantle Shelly’s unholy alliance between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade along with Shelly’s partners in crime BJ (played by Saswata Chatterjee) and Jayu (played by Ravi Behl).Sobhita Dhulipala a.k.a. Kaveri plays the dynamic and charming girlfriend of Shelly Rungta.
The series is wrapped in lavish drama, picturesque sights and features the eclectic talent including Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Tillotama Shome, Saswata Chatterjee and Ravi Behl.
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Creator and Director Sandeep Modi, said,
“The Night Manager is a perfect mixture of an intricately woven plot and a gripping thriller that will keep audiences at their edge of the seat. Actors like Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur, the absolute best of the industry and remarkable technicians from around the world, have given their all to make our vision of the show come to life. A high-octane thriller, packaged with elements of drama, conspiracies and picturesque sights, The Night Manager traces the journey of Shaan, Shelly and their dynamics as they unfold with each episode. Moreover, collaborating with Disney+Hotstar has been an incredible experience and we hope to engage and entertain the audiences with this gripping story.”
Actor Anil Kapoor a.k.a Shelly Rungta, said,
“Spy thrillers are all about the twists and revelations, with The Night Manager the audience will experience the unexpected. Shelly Rungta is the evil in plain sight, you can never anticipate what his next move is going to be or he is the man behind the menace. But the twist is that he meets his match and where the show goes from there will keep the audience on the edge of their seats.We are super excited to bring the series to global audience with Disney+ Hotstar.”
Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, said,
“When there’s revenge and betrayal in the mix, high voltage drama is inevitable. The Night Manager pulls this off on the back of fascinatingly complex characters. As they say, still waters run deep, and my character Shaan very much embodies that phrase. One can never tell what’s on his mind but you know the wheels are furiously turning, taking the plot from one unexpected turn to another. It’s been a great experience working with some of the finest talent of the Indian film industry, assembled by the dynamic team at Disney+ Hotstar.”
Sobhita Dhulipala decodes her character ‘Kaveri’ for The Night Manager
Two powerhouses, two different sides, one massive clash – witness loggerheads Shelly Rungta and Shantanu Sengupta get into the cinematic showdown of the year! Get ready to check-in as Disney+ Hotstar introduces you to the spiraling world of revenge, deception and revelation, the much-awaited spy thriller Hotstar Specials’ The Night Manager. A Hindi-language adaptation of John le Carré’s novel “The Night Manager”. Produced by The Ink Factory and Banijay Asia, the series is created and directed by Sandeep Modi and second director Priyanka Ghosh. Get ready to open the doors to a web of secrets and conspiracies with The Night Manager exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar, 17th February onwards.
The gorgeous and talented Sobhita Dhulipala has always entertained her fans and audiences with her intriguing performances and roles. In ” The Night Manager” she effortlessly slips into the mysterious role of Kaveri.
Talking about her character, Sobhita Dhulipala said, “There’s a certain intrigue to Kaveri. On better days, you feel like you get a sense of who she is, but you could never be too sure of what she is. There is a very visible parallel that’s drawn between Kaveri and water throughout the show.they both can be so gentle, so nourishing, but also very tumultuous and deep. Kaveri seems like that..like She has this tenderness as well as a current within her.I have in the past been compared with water’s energy and I thought it was a tremendous compliment. So, to be able to give form to that feeling, that connection I feel with it..it’s great. My father is a sailor. And I spent many of my younger years at sea, also the home I grow up in was by the shore. I also love the name Kaveri and I always thought when I have my own child, I’d name him/her by a river! So, I think there’s, resonance, all of it really comes together for me.
The Night Manager creator and director Sandeep Modi tells us how the cast and crew helped bring his vision to life
Kicking off the New Year with power and scale, Disney+ Hotstar announces one of its biggest shows for 2023 ‘The Night Manager’. A high-octane thriller wrapped in lavish drama and picturesque sights, the Hotstar Specials series brings together a power-pair – Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur in never seen before characters. It’s gripping, it’s layered, it’s complex…it’s everything one can expect in a thrilling package. Created and Directed by Sandeep Modi and co-directed by Priyanka Ghosh, the series is produced by The Ink Factory and Banijay Asia and will release soon on Disney+ Hotstar.
You have to agree that it is the actors as well as the crew who help create magic on our screens. And Sandeep Modi, the creator and director of The Night Manager tells us how the eclectic cast and crew of the upcoming series helped bring his grand vision to life!
“We have put together an eclectic cast and crew not just from across India but across the globe to bring forth the larger vision I have for this engaging saga. From leading actors like Aditya Roy Kapur and the legend Anil Kapoor from the Hindi film industry, we have Sobhita Dhulipala who has made a huge mark in the OTT world and films down south, Tillotama Shome who has been a breakout talent in International new age cinema, to even Saswata Chatterjee who is a stalwart from the Calcutta Film industry, all bring this ensemble alive. We have an even interesting crew behind the scene – Sridhar Raghavan, the writer of some of the biggest blockbusters like War and Tiger Zinda Hai franchise, Akshat and Shantanu writing dialogues known for Badhaai Ho who get us the local quirk to the show, Sam CS from the Tamil Industry who brought us Vikram Vedha scores the music, DOP of War and Bang Bang from Australia – Ben Jasper and of course Mukesh Chabbra who is the best casting director of the country as per me. Our costume stylist Kshitij Kankaria is a Paris based designer and has brought his international sensibilities and taste to our characters, and then there is Anaita Shroff Adajania who has dressed the biggest stars of our country over the years. This is a dream cast and crew but we always knew to deliver the best to the audience, we needed the best that there ever can be”
~ Stay tuned for the much-awaited spy thriller, only on Disney+ Hotstar ~
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