After turning a producer for NH10, Phillauri and Pari, Anushka Sharma, will now turn a producer’s hat and venture into the digital space. Her production house, Clean State Company will be rolling a web series for Amazon’s streaming platform.
The web series will be based on Tarun Tejpal’s crime thriller titled The Story of My Assassins. The book narrates the story of a journalist who makes a decision to investigate five hit-men who are hired to kill him. Tarun Tejpal was editor-in-chief of Tehelka, but he quit his position as editor-in-chief for six months after a colleague accused him of rape. After the complaint was lodged, he was arrested but has been out on bail since 1 July 2014.
A leading daily also mentions that the writer of the series, Hardik Mehta said that the series will be a Delhi based investigation drama, and right now is titled Assassin. He also mentioned that the series is based on the lines of the US show True Detective.
Till date, Anushka Sharma and Amazon has given no official statement regarding this news.
Anushka Sharma is among many Bollywood actors who are a part of the projects the for OTT platform. Shah Rukh Khan’s red Chillies Entertainment is backing Netflix India Original Bard Of Blood which is being helmed by Kanu Behl. Bard Of Blood features Emraan Hashmi and Vineet Kumar. The series is an adaptation of Bilal Siddiqi’s bestselling book which was released in 2015.
Recently Akshay Kumar too announced that he will be seen in an action series the tentative title of which is The End. The series is being made for Amazon.
Well, just some days ago, Alia Bhatt too announced that she has opened up her production house and will be producing films which she likes to watch. The name of her production house is Eternal Sunshine Productions.
We wish these ladies all the very best for their new ventures.
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