While the release of webseries The Family Man 2 has been put on hold, for Operation Cleanup to avoid a Tandav, Amazon Prime Video has instructed its director Raj and DK to go ahead full-throttle with their new untitled series which stars Vijay Sethupathi and ShahidKapoor.This series will have no political references at all.
While Shahid who likes to keep his date diary uncluttered started shooting for his webseries debut at the beginning of February, Vijay Sethupathi who is struggling with dates for multiple projects, will join the team later.
Says Vijay, “I like the quirkiness of Raj and DK’s work. As soon as I heard the subject and my role I knew this was the right vehicle for my digital debut. But it’s not about the format. It’s about the role. Digital or big-screen doesn’t matter to me.”
Talking about his digital debut, Shahid Kapoor said, “I have been keen to collaborate with Raj and DK for a while. My favourite Indian show on Amazon Prime Video is The Family Man. I couldn’t think of anyone better for my digital debut than them. I loved the story idea when I first heard it and since then it has been an exciting ride so far! Can’t wait to share this series with the audience.”
Says Raj-DK, “For us the objective is always to challenge ourselves to do better with every film or series we do.This is our favourite script and has truly been a labour of love. We found a perfect match in Shahid! He was always our first choice for this series. We hit it off immediately, and have been on the same page from the first time we spoke. Shahid is an exciting actor to watch and work with! The intensity he brings to his roles is amazing. And we can’t wait to create this series!”