'The Railway Men's echoing success: R. Madhavan and director Shiv pour out gratitude for the opportunity

Debutant director Shiv Rawaily, the creative force behind "The Railway Men," reflects on the emotional odyssey of crafting a series that unveils untold stories of courage.

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In a poignant depiction of courage and resilience against the backdrop of the Bhopal Gas tragedy, "The Railway Men" has emerged as a global phenomenon, transcending borders and capturing the hearts of viewers worldwide. As the first series from the collaboration between Netflix and YRF Entertainment, this emotional journey has become a beacon of heroism, hope, and humanity.

Debutant director Shiv Rawaily, the creative force behind "The Railway Men," reflects on the emotional odyssey of crafting a series that unveils untold stories of courage. Backed by the esteemed Yash Raj Films (YRF), Rawaily expresses gratitude for the opportunity to bring this narrative to light. Partnering with Netflix has allowed the series to resonate with diverse audiences globally, garnering overwhelming responses and trending in 36 countries.

Rawaily shares, "Crafting The Railway Men was an emotional journey that aimed to bring to light the untold stories of courage and resilience. It was very encouraging to have YRF backing my project and giving me an opportunity to tell this story." He expresses thrill in witnessing the impact of the series worldwide, emphasizing its universality in portraying heroism and courage.

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Lead actor R. Madhavan echoes the sentiments, emphasizing the significance of paying tribute to the unsung heroes depicted in "The Railway Men." Through Netflix, the series has not only reached national audiences but has also made a profound impact globally. Madhavan shares his experience of working with the talented cast and crew, describing it as a transformative ride on and off-screen.

Madhavan states, "Being part of The Railway Men wasn't just about playing a character; in many ways, it was our tribute to those unsung heroes who put their lives on the line. I am glad through Netflix, The Railway Men has successfully reached the national as well as global audiences and has had an impact. Working with the cast, crew, and the brilliant minds behind the series felt like being a part of this big, passionate family. We poured our hearts into every scene, and the whole experience was a transformative ride on and off-screen."

"The Railway Men" has earned its place as the 3rd most-viewed show on Netflix, gaining widespread recognition for its earnest portrayal of human tenacity amidst tragedy. 

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