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Vishal Bhardwaj to start his innings on OTT platform, Check Details

Vishal Bhardwaj, the acclaimed Indian filmmaker, composer, and writer, is all set to make his OTT debut with an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s best-selling novel, “The Mysterious Affair at Styles”. The project, titled “Rakta Charitra”, is being produced by the streaming giant, Disney+ Hotstar, and is expected to be a thrilling and suspenseful ride for viewers.

Vishal Bhardwaj is known for his unique style of filmmaking that blends elements of crime, drama, and music. Over the years, he has established himself as one of the most talented and versatile filmmakers in India, with films like “Maqbool”, “Omkara”, and “Haider” to his credit. Bhardwaj is also a critically acclaimed composer and has won numerous awards for his music.

“The Mysterious Affair at Styles” is one of Agatha Christie’s most popular novels, and it introduces her iconic detective character, Hercule Poirot. The story is set in the English countryside and revolves around the murder of a wealthy woman. Poirot, who is visiting a friend in the area, is called in to investigate the case and must unravel a web of secrets and lies to solve the crime.

Bhardwaj’s adaptation of the novel is expected to be a faithful retelling of the story, while also incorporating his unique style and sensibilities. The project marks Bhardwaj’s foray into the world of streaming, and he has expressed his excitement about the opportunity to explore the medium. He has also hinted at the possibility of making more projects for OTT platforms in the future.

The cast of “Rakta Charitra” has not yet been announced, but rumors suggest that Bhardwaj is considering some of the biggest names in the Indian film industry for the lead roles. The project is expected to go into production soon and will likely release on Disney+ Hotstar in the latter half of 2023.

Overall, Vishal Bhardwaj’s OTT debut with “Rakta Charitra” promises to be a thrilling and exciting project for fans of crime fiction and suspense thrillers. With Bhardwaj’s unique vision and style, the adaptation of “The Mysterious Affair at Styles” is sure to be a hit among audiences.

Ziya Khan


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