The Indian Adaptation Will Be Directed By Shaad Ali, Known For Films Like ‘Saathiya’ And ‘Bunty Aur Babli’

Award-winning BBC Studios collection “Guilt” is getting an Indian remake with actors Jaideep Ahlawat and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub set to star within the lead, the makers introduced Tuesday.

The Indian model of the thriller drama, which is but to be titled, will likely be developed by Aditya Birla Group’s Applause Entertainment.

Featuring actors Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sivesi, the unique collection is ready in Edinburgh and narrates the story of two estranged brothers thrown collectively by tragedy and united by guilt, with riveting plot twists and a powerful vein of black humour. It is created and produced by Happy Tramp North and Expectation for BBC Scotland and BBC Two.

According to a press launch issued on behalf of Applause Entertainment, the Indian adaptation will likely be directed by Shaad Ali, identified for movies like “Saathiya” and “Bunty Aur Babli”.

The upcoming take will revolve across the lives of brothers, Jaggi and Daljeet.

“While the elder brother Jaggi enjoys the consolation of a rich and seemingly good life, the youthful one Daljeet struggles to outlive operating a classic e-book store cum cafe. Their life spins uncontrolled when a tragic accident happens and mistrust begins enveloping their lives, making a rift between them and everybody round, the official synopsis of the Indian model learn.

Director Ali mentioned he’s excited to accomplice with Applause Entertainment once more after collaborating with them on the Indian model of “Call My Agent”.

“‘Guilt’ is a collection that guarantees an ideal mixture of a well-crafted story and stupendous actors.

“The concept is highly engaging, and we have strongly endeavoured with Applause to bring home yet another global format which oscillates between the nuances of brotherhood, suspicion and consequences of choice. I am sure the show will manage to strike a chord with the audience,” Ali mentioned.

Applause Entertainment and BBC Studios have previously partnered on common dramas equivalent to “Criminal Justice”, “Rudra – The Edge of Darkness” with Ajay Devgn, an adaptation of Neil Cross’ “Luther”.

Sameer Nair, CEO, Applause Entertainment mentioned “Guilt” is one other addition to their partnership with BBC Studios.

“Backed by our widespread intent to ship probably the most clutter-breaking and sought-after tales to the Indian audiences, we’ve got efficiently experimented with world codecs, decoding them to go well with the Indian cultural context.

“As an account of altering moralities in the face of adversity, ‘Guilt’ cements itself as yet another splendid thriller that is sure to find resonance amongst viewers,” Nair mentioned in an announcement right here.

Sameer Gogate, General Manager, BBC Studios India mentioned the goal of their partnership with Applause Entertainment has been to ship nice content material pushed tales to the Indian audiences.

“We are looking forward to another exciting journey of mounting a show that brings in the essence of realism in fiction, coupled with a stellar star cast and director who will light up the screens with their performances,” Gogate mentioned.

The six-part collection boasts an ensemble forged together with Tina Desai, Shruti Seth, Maya Alagh, Mugdha Godse and Satish Kaushik.


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