With a number of originals bagging around introduction a numerous range of innovative shows, Zee5 announces the launch of another original from its bag. Teaming up Prateik Babbar and Sonal Chauhan for the upcoming ZEE5’s web series, Skyfire is all set to amaze the viewers, once again. Offering the true backing up of a range of innovative concepts, ZEE5 is this time raising its hand for this sci-fi web series, which will definitely be one of its kinds to be launched in India.
The web series is solely inspired from the Aroon Raman’s book Skyfire, which also inspires the title of the show. With this ZEE5 launch, Shabina Khan, the producer of some of the fame Bollywood movies such as Rowdy Rathore and Gabbar Is Back has already bought the rights to produce the series.The concept behind the drafting of this series, Skyfire is that there hasn’t been any series created in this space. Soumik Sen will be the director of the series and sources suggest that the web series is anticipated to roll on this month in Mumbai and also shot at locations such as, Delhi, Dehradun, Kerala and Bhutan.
The cast for Skyfire includes Prateik Babbar and Sonal Chauhan in the lead position. They will be joined by the Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta and Jatin Goswami. Sonal is set to play the role of a historian, Meenakshi Pirzada, while Prateik will role playing as Chandrasekhar, a journalist.
Sonal has already confirmed the same, mentioning, “I wanted to get into the web space, but I hadn’t found anything satisfactory. When Shabina told me about this series, I was instantly interested. I had not read the book then but now, we have been doing our readings together. I have now read the book twice. It’s an interesting concept about weather control and is in the sci-fi space. It’s going to mess with people’s heads. It’s an issue that needs to be thought about; it’s scary but fascinating.”
The show will be premiered from 22nd May 2019 exclusively on the ZEE5 platform. Sharing the information on the same, the maker of the series shared this wonderful news stating, a trio on a mission to find a missing orphan unravel a bigger, sinister plot. #Skyfire, the best-selling thriller by @AroonRaman premieres 22nd May, only on @ZEE5Premium. @prateikbabbar @sonalchauhan7 @Jisshuseng