Bombay, January 4 (IANS): The trailer for the upcoming series ‘Ranjish Hi Sahi’, a dramatic Bollywood love story, was unveiled by its creators on Tuesday giving a glimpse into the golden age of the 1970s.
The series revolves around a young maverick director who finds himself drawn into an extramarital affair with an eccentric superstar who changes his life forever; his marriage to his first loves turns as he is torn between two worlds.
Produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Jio Studios, the web series features Tahir Raj Bhasin, Amala Paul and Amrita Puri in the lead roles.
Tahir said, “When I was told the script for this unique love story, I was immediately struck by the layering of the character, Shankar. What drew me into this role was the challenge. of a romantic drama where the protagonist is torn between the love of the two women in his life.
“Shankar blurs the lines between a vulnerable romantic and an overbearing rebel. Playing it was a complex emotional roller coaster, but above all, it was a lot of fun.”
This story tells the life of Shankar, Amna and Anju. He explores the complicated human relationships between adults and the different nuances that love can take.
Created by Mahesh Bhatt, written and directed by Pushpdeep Bhardwaj, a production of Vishesh Entertainment.
Speaking about the series, director Pushpdeep Bhardwaj said, “An attempt to bring out complex human emotions, based on the golden age of the film industry: the glorious 70s. Recreating this world in the midst of trying times today was nothing short of miraculous, and it wouldn’t have been possible without the generosity of everyone at Jio Studios. “
Actress Amala Paul, who is making her Bollywood debut with the series, has revealed her reaction after being cast for “Ranjish Hi Sahi”.
“When I got a call from Vishesh Entertainment to play this character, my reaction was, ‘Wow! Do I really look like a Bollywood superstar from the 70s? I was ecstatic; a feeling that I cannot express in words but at the same time there is a huge sense of responsibility. “
Speaking about her character, she said, “This Bollywood diva’s character had a fierce and shameless personality; translating that kind of energy to the screen was a challenge. It was like a fantasy game, but I did a lot of research. It was surely a rewarding experience. “
Actress Amrita Puri described her character.
“Anju’s simplicity is her strength. Getting into her character has been a learning experience for me. Her life and the times she lived in are so different from mine.
“She’s extremely resilient and that’s the reason the family stays together. I was amazed by her empathetic nature and ability to forgive. It’s not easy being a housewife and thorn. Emotional backbone of the family. It gave me a new perspective on things. “she added.
The series will have an exceptional soundtrack with music from Aabhas and Shreyas and melodious tracks sung by Rekha Bharadwaj, Vishal Mishra, Javed Ali and Ash King
‘Ranjish Hi Sahi’ will premiere on Voot Select on January 13.