Neeraj Pandey to direct digital series 'Special Ops' with Hotstar
Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey is setting foot into the international web series space with Hotstar by directing 'Special Ops'.
By Mohana Sravya Rayaprolu , February 18, 2020 16:03 IST
Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey and Shivam Nair are collaborating to direct an action-packed spy thriller series titled “Special Ops” with Hotstar. This will mark Neeraj’s debut into the digital series line of entertainment. The series is being bankrolled by Pandey himself, along with Shital Bhatia for Friday Storytellers, the digital arm of Friday Filmworks. The details about the cast and crew seem vague as of now, although the reports imply that the Hotstar Specials thriller orients with events that are of national importance, over the span of 19 years. The big-shot production will majorly take place in 5 different countries, which include Turkey, Azerbaijan, Jordan, and India.
Like any other Neeraj Pandey directorial, the script underwent a lot of scrutinies to ensure quality research work. Neeraj wrote the script along with Deepak Kingrani and Benazir Ali Fida. In reference to this series, he stated: “We have been at the forefront of creating genre-defining content and excited to collaborate with Hotstar Specials to produce our first digital series 'Special Ops'. With special attention to writing, we have tried to recreate real-life events that have somewhere affected our lives over the past few years.”
The special 26 film director also went on to say “We're certain that audiences will find themselves gripped by the plot and will follow the intriguing story till the end.”