Nimrat Kaur Will Star In Ekta Kapoor’s First Web Series To Be Directed By Nagesh Kukunoor
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Ekta Kapoor is all set to launch her company’s digital content platform – ALT Balaji – with a web series starring Nimrat Kaur. The yet-to-be titled series is set against an army backdrop and will be directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. Nimrat will play the first woman to be inducted in a combat role in the Indian Army.
The actress, who’s been part of US TV shows – Homeland and Wayward Pines Season 2, is pretty kicked about her new role as she herself comes from an army background.
“The story is set against the backdrop of the Indian Army and since I come from a defence background, I got hooked instantly,” she said in a statement. She further added:
Talking about partnering with the powerhouse producer Ekta Kapoor for this web series, the Airlift actress said:
Meanwhile, here’s what Ekta and Nagesh had to say about collaborating on the web series. (via Times of India)
“When we announced the launch of our digital app, we promised to break stereotypes in storytelling. This series is a strong reinforcement of that commitment,” said the ‘czarina of Indian television.’
Shooting for the series is scheduled to kick off in December. Watch this space for more updates.