“Paatal Lok” has been the breakout present of the 12 months and actor-producer Anushka Sharma says although it’s too early to remark, the staff would like to take viewers again to the darkly twisted universe created by longtime collaborator Sudip Sharma in a follow-up season. The unanimous reward for the Amazon Prime Video collection, led by Jaideep Ahlawat’s seasoned Delhi cop, has been gratifying for Anushka as a producer.
“You have to wait and watch to know more about season two. I don’t want to divulge too much but let’s just say it’s quite possible. It’s too early to talk about it but yes if Amazon is willing to do it, definitely there will be a second season,” Anushka told PTI in an email interview. “We have at all times stayed true to tales that we wish to inform and we are going to proceed to do this. We hope for related appreciation sooner or later as effectively,” the actor, who has produced the present together with her brother Karnesh through their banner Clean Slate Filmz, stated.
The nine-episode neo-noir collection, centred on a Delhi Police inspector who uncovers a sinister plot whereas making an attempt to resolve the assassination try on a well-liked TV journalist, has been lauded for its deep-dive exploration of the caste, class, gender and spiritual faultlines within the nation via an investigative story.
Anushka, who first labored with Sudip on her manufacturing debut, the critically-acclaimed movie “NH10”, stated she trusts the author “immensely” they usually make staff. “Sudip’s first film as a writer was ‘NH10’. So we go back a long way and he’s like a brother to me. I believe in everything he writes because he is such an economical writer. He is somebody who will tell you the most complicated things in the simplest manner and most entertaining fashion and I think that is his greatest strength as a writer,” the actor stated, including that she was joyful that they’ve accomplished a few of their finest work collectively.
There is a marked distinction within the sort of tasks she has backed as a producer, be it highway thriller “NH10”, horror fantasy movie “Pari” or now “Paatal Lok”. They are darker and edgier in comparison with her movies, fantasy comedy “Phillauri” being the exception. Anushka stated that has been deliberate on their half as they wish to be related to tales and concepts which can be distinctive.“It has been deliberate (as) we wish to push boundaries; we wish to push the envelope so far as content material is anxious… I used to be at all times pushed by content material. I used to be not fooled by popular culture. I used to be not fooled by songs. I used to be not fooled by simply magnificence after I noticed movies. So that’s one thing that I’ll replicate in my selections.
“As a producer I’ve at all times backed content material which has been distinctive and which, you may also say, has been darkish. But I do not actually categorise them into something. For me, tales are tales. They are concepts they usually simply should be stated in essentially the most truthful approach potential and I believe that is what we have at all times tried to do.”
Emergence of streaming platforms has been an actual boon for inventive individuals, Anushka stated. “Paatal Lok” is Bollywood actor’s first manufacturing within the digital medium. “As a creative individual, you understand that the process of creativity should be a free-flowing. So what the OTT platforms do is that they allow you to express yourself in a way that is true to the story that you are trying to say and you can remain true to it,” she stated.