Returning to the spotlight after a lengthy absence, actor Esha Deol Takhtani is set to make a big splash in the digital world with the upcoming crime drama series Rudra – The Edge of Darkness, which will premiere exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar VIP soon. The sought-after actress will be reconnecting with her fellow Bollywood star Ajay Devgn
Rudra – The Edge of Darkness is a gripping dark, gritty criminal drama series with a unique storytelling approach and compelling characters, making it a must-see for thriller and crime drama aficionados.
Esha said, “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 .”
The Edge of Darkness is produced by Applause Entertainment in association with BBC Studios India and coming soon on Disney + Hotstar VIP.
Sameer Nair, CEO, Applause Entertainment said, “With Esha Deol joining the star cast of Rudra – The Edge of Darkness, we are certain that her presence will take 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.”
The Hotstar Specials series will begin production soon and will be shot in prominent Mumbai locations. The series, which is produced by Applause Entertainment in collaboration with BBC Studios India, reimagines the renowned and worldwide successful British series Luther for Indian audiences.