Scoop: Preity Zinta Turns Producer, Signs Hrithik Roshan for Webseries
This is big news. Preity Zinta locked far away in Los Angeles with her dear husband,is turning producer with a webseries for Disney-Hotstar.The series to be produced by Preity will be directed by writer-turned-director Sandeep Modi who has been associated with Ram Madhavani during the making of Neerja and the webseries Aarya.
But the really exciting part of this news is that Preity’s webseries will star her buddy Hrithik Roshan. The two co-starred in Hrithik’s home production Koi …Mil Gayaand they’ve remained friends since then.It was only natural that she turn to Hrithik for her first foray into digital production.
Says an impeccable source, “Preity thought of her friend Duggu(Hrithik) because he was perfect for the role. She is producing an Indian version of the celebrated John Le Carre novel The Night Manager. The lead requires the character to be complex and multi-layered. Hrithikimmediately said yes.”
The Night Manager on Disney-Hotstar would be Hrithik’s digital debut, as much as Preity’s premier OTTproduction. I can’t wait to see the magic that they create together .