The makers of the upcoming show Charlie Chopra released the motion poster and an exclusive preview of the pilot episode. OTT platform Sony Liv released the poster, which he captioned, “Witness the unraveling of a creepy mystery. Presenting #CharlieChopra, directed by National Award winner Vishal Bhardwaj In association with Tusk Tale Films and Agatha Christie Limited. An exclusive portion of the pilot episode is now streaming on Sony LIV. Don’t miss your chance to co-headline this new original series.
Along with Vishal Bhardwaj, the show is co-written by Anjum Rajabali and Jyotsna Hariharan. The series boasts an impressive ensemble cast featuring Wamiqa Gabbi, Priyanshu Painyuli, Naseerudin Shah, Neena Gupta, Ratna Pathak Shah, Gulshan Grover, Lara Dutta, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Paoli Dam among others. The official release date for the remaining episodes of the show is still awaited.
Vishal Bhardwaj Films director and producer Vishal Bhardwaj had earlier said, “I grew up reading Agatha Christie’s mystery stories. His plots, characters and setting are unique in the genre and continue to excite storytellers today. It has been an incredible journey collaborating with Agatha Christie’s great-grandson James Prichard, who always brings a unique perspective to our team. Sony Liv and Preeti Shahani have been the perfect partners for me to delve into her exciting and mysterious world.
Gulshan Grover also talked about his long time dream of working with the director finally coming true. Describing Bhardwaj as his favorite director, Grover says, “I must have rejected more than 60-70 web series last year and when I got a chance to work with Vishal Bhardwaj, he did such a good job with such a story. The cast and role were so interesting.” approached me, I immediately said yes. There was no other idea.
Let us tell you, Vishal Bhardwaj is known for films like Makdee, Omkara, Haider, Kaminey and Ishqiya.