Neeraj Pandey developing a thriller web-series, titled A Ticket To Syria
Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey may be a multitasker. The MS Dhoni: The Untold Story director who’s currently filming for Kay Kay Menon starrer Special OPS 1.5 is simultaneously also performing on his production ventures. We exclusively informed the readers last month that Pandey is producing a series for Netflix supported IPS officer Amit Lodha’s 2018 book and also revealed that Avinash Tiwary, Kritika Kamra and Karan Tacker will play the lead in it. While Bihar Diaries is yet to travel on floors, we’ve now learnt that Pandey is functioning on another book adaptation.
Sources on the brink of the event have informed us that Neeraj Pandey is developing an internet series supported the 2018 book, A Ticket To Syria, written by Shirish Thorat. An independent risk-analyst and author, Thorat’s book is described as a disturbing thriller story about ISIS within the Maldives. Pandey are going to be serving as a producer and showrunner on this project while cinematographer Sanjay F. Gupta is on board to direct. Gupta has previously helmed John Abraham’s 2005 thriller Karam and this project will mark his raid digital showbiz. The show is believed to be currently within the scripting stage and can continue floors next year. No OTT platform is attached to the present show at this moment.
Planned as a big-scale web series, A Ticket To Syria revolves around a lass who finds herself taken to Syria by her family under the guise of family vacation. She becomes the sole unwilling participant within the family’s sudden flight to IS territory from the Maldives. during a hostile environment with no support and where one misplaced word could mean death, how the girl survives and manages to flee forms the crux of the story. It’s said to be a startling account of how the Islamic State has perfected cross-country operation that converts thousands to a depraved cause. supported the little-known real-life events, this gritty book describes in horrifying detail of not only the very real and elaborate functioning of the Islamic State but also the motivations that operate behind it.
A Ticket To Syria is Neeraj Pandey’s fourth web production under his banner Friday Filmworks’ digital division Friday Storytellers. The filmmaker recently resumed shooting for his Disney+Hotstar’s Special OPS 1.5 in Mumbai, and can then turn showrunner for Bihar Diaries that’s scheduled to travel on floors sometime in August. Pandey is additionally producing the remake of the Malayalam film Ishq that stars Sidhant Gupta, Vedika Pinto, Bhumika Chawla and Sharad Kelkar within the lead. aside from his production ventures, Pandey is additionally set to direct Ajay Devgn in Reliance Entertainment’s Chanakya, scheduled to travel on floors by 2021-end!