The Indian remake of Israeli thriller series, Hostages by Armoza Formats, will be on air on May 31st 2019 as a web series on Star India’s over the top (OTT) platform Hotstar. While the Indian series has been directed by ace Indian filmmaker, Sudhir Mishra, it features a remarkable star cast of Tisca Chopra, Ronit Roy and Parvin Dabbas. The web series has been created by Applause Entertainment, Aditya Birla Group’s studio and produced by Banijay Asia.
While the Israeli series revolves around the story of a doctor who is assigned the job of killing the country’s Prime Minister during a surgical procedure; the Indian version is essentially a crime thriller with a similar plot wherein a doctor is trapped in a complex situation of either committing a crime or losing her family. The entire Indian version of the web series has been shot in Mumbai. You can watch the trailer of the series here.
Hostages promises to be a gripping and binge-worthy series for the Indian audiences. This drama assures a captivating plot coupled with intense performances by critically acclaimed actors. It will certainly keep the audiences engaged and entertained being an edge-of-your-seat thriller.
This show contributes to the rise of the Israeli media sector in India with Israeli shows such as Prisoners of War, Rising Star, etc. already having found success as remakes in India.
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