Courtesy : India Today
Actor Rajat Kapoor has been on the tube for several years now and doesn't need any introduction where he has been a part of several shows and films over the years. And even so, the actor is all set to make his debut in a new facet. Kapoor will be marking his debut in a Bengali web series that will be presented by Hoichoi, the streamer that is exclusive to the language.
The series will be directed by Sourav Chakraborty who has previously directed critically acclaimed shows like Cartoon, Japani Toy and Dhanbad Blues, returns with a Thriller this time casting Rajat Kapoor in the lead. The show also has Paayel Sarkar and Mumtaz Sorcar in pivotal roles alongside Rajat Kapoor.
The thriller starts off with Sougata (Rajat Kapoor) who is a well-known thriller writer of our times. His meteoric rise began while living in Los Angeles, with the publication of his first book ‘After Death’. It is a rare feat for a Bengali writer, writing in English in the US. After one and a half years, his next book ‘Death Case’ is released. Besides becoming an instant bestseller, a Production House of Bollywood has purchased the film rights by paying five times the royalty earned by Sougata. After this, it didn’t take long for a slim, 43 something Sougata to emerge as a popular Page 3 material. Sougata’s family comprises his wife Aditi (Paayel Sarkar) and their daughter, Raka.
Sougata has come to Kolkata on vacation with his family. But a series of strange incidents disrupt his plans. A mysterious girl who calls herself Sulagna (Mumtaz Sorcar) keeps appearing in front of him claiming that she knows which are the parts of the two novels written by Sougata were inspired by true events in his life. What disruption will this statement cause in Sougata’s life?
Shoot for the Untitled Thriller Web Series will commence from the 19th of October and is scheduled to start streaming in December.