All you need to know about Alt Balaji and ZEE5's next, MUMbhai
Alt Balaji and ZEE5 are all set to bring you another intriguing action drama in the form of their next web series, titled MUMbhai. Shoot for this new collab between the two streaming giants has already begun, and we bring you all the dope on this thriller. Read on to know more... MUMbhai is a web series set in the Mumbai of 1990s and early 2000s.
The title of the show itself points to the premise - MUMbhai, a combination of the words Mumbai and 'Bhai'. Bhai is Mumbai slang for an underworld don. So you can guess that the show is all about the dark milieu of the Mumbai underworld. The protagonists of the show are a cop and a gangster who were thick friends once upon a time. But as times change, their friendship turns into enmity because of their diametrically opposite ideologies and life ambitions. After all, a top cop and a top gangster can never be friends for long.
Angad Bedi plays the cop while Sikander Kher plays the gangster in MUMbhai. Actress Sandeepa Dhar also plays a pivotal role in the web show. Apparently, Angad Bedi's character has been modelled around the legendary cop of the Mumbai Police Force, encounter specialist Daya Nayak. Lead Angad Bedi shared the following with the media at the show's launch event, “We are trying to bring back the alpha male with MUMbhai. For me, the essence of the look is in this space. I am learning how to handle the gun, hold it as well understand how the mind of a cop works”. The series is being directed by Akshay Choubey, Samar Khan is the executive producer and it will stream simultaneously on Alt Balaji and ZEE5.
Watch this space for more deets on the release date, trailer and other info.