Produced by Applause Entertainment and BBC Studios India, Rudra – The Edge of Darkness will play out exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar VIP this year. As Actress Esha Deol, Takhtani prepares to brave the cyber-space with her upcoming crime drama, she returns to the spotlight following a long hiatus. Several decades after their last work together, the actress will reunite with fellow Bollywood megastar Ajay Devgn.
A powerful storytelling format and strong characters combine to make Rudra – The Edge of Darkness an engaging, dark crime drama. Fans of thrillers and crime dramas will enjoy the series.
Esha Deol shares, “I am really happy to collaborate with Applause and BBC Studios for Rudra – The Edge of Darkness on Disney+ Hotstar VIP. As an actor, I believe in working on projects that would let me explore something new and engage me as a viewer as well. This series is a fresh take on the quintessential cop drama, with a grey overtone, something which has not been explored in the Indian context before. With the resounding success of the OTT space, I am charged up for my digital debut with this one and I am looking forward to working with Ajay Devgn after a long time who has been a fantastic co-star to me in many films.”
Disney + Hotstar VIP will become the first place to watch the series produced by Applause Entertainment and BBC Studios India.
“With Esha Deol joining the star cast of Rudra – The Edge of Darkness, we are certain that her presence will make the series a notch higher and add more spark to the story. Building on the long-standing relationship with Disney+ Hotstar VIP, we are looking forward to the creation of this remarkable series,” said, CEO, Applause Entertainment, Sameer Nair in a statement.
Several iconic locations within Mumbai will host Hotstar Specials. The series will begin production soon. Adapting the global success of the British series Luther for Indian audiences, the series is produced by Applause Entertainment in association with BBC Studios India.