Ex-Bollywood Actor Sonali Bendre is all set to make her OTT debut with Zee5’s upcoming series ‘The Broken News’. Sonali shared a clip of the series’ teaser on her Instagram handle on Wednesday, announcing the news. ‘The Broken News’ will also star Paatal Lok’s Jaideep Ahlawat.
Sharing the video, in which Sonali and Jaideep are seen as news anchors, she wrote, “I’m still processing that this is happening!! Finally… the ‘news’ is out. It feels so good to be back on set, back to the creative process, interacting with my co-actors and director… bringing life to a character. I’m so happy to make my OTT debut with @zee5, we’ve done so much together and it feels like family. I loved the concept of this show from the get-go and am so proud of how it’s turned out. Can’t wait for you all to see it.”
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What is the series about?
The series is an Indian adaptation of the popular 2018 British series PRESS, the series will also feature Paatal Lok star Jaideep Ahlawat and Shriya Pilgaonkar, who recently starred in the Prime Video show Guilty Minds. Aranyak director Vinay Waikul will be leading this series.
The series follows the story of 2 rival Mumbai-based news channels – Awaaz Bharati, an independent, ethical news channel, and Josh 24/7 News, which offers sensationalist and invasive journalism, the showrunners explain the story as “what transpires between the main characters in their quest for news”.
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