ZEE5’s Upcoming Show ‘Naxalbari’, An Untold Story About The Red Uprising To Start Shooting

Here's what Rajeev Khandelwal has to say about his upcoming series Naxal, slated to release later this year, exclusively on ZEE5.

Naxal on ZEE5

ZEE5, the largest creator of Original content in India announces the cast of intense action thriller NAXALBARI starring Rajeev Khandelwal (Raghav), Tina Datta (Ketki), Aamir Ali (Keswani), Sreejita Dey (Prakriti) and Satyadeep Mishra (Pahan). The makers of the show will start shooting soon, with appropriate and stringent safety measures.

The eight-episode action-packed series is a fictional account of the protagonist’s fightback against a red uprising. It is a race against time for Raghav (Rajeev Khandelwal) – a cop, who is up against all odds to save the day. An action-packed series that alternates between the dense jungles of Maharashtra and metropolitan cities which increasingly become hotbeds for the Naxal ideology.

“The cast and crew has undergone a major rejig because of the whole Covid thing. But eventually we have all very capable people on board. I am looking forward to working with Aamir, Satyadeep, Tina and others as my co-actors. I have never had the opportunity of working with any of them, so it makes it even more exciting. We have had table readings for the show, and I have used this time away from set, to work on my character. I am hoping it is a treat for my fans because they have never seen me in a role like this. My character of the STF agent should surprise the audience because it has many shades to it, starting from humour and action to essaying a lot of emotions throughout the series”, says actor Rajeev Khandelwal about NAXAL.

Watch an interivew with Rajeev Khandelwal about his role in this series here.

“We are extremely excited to be working on this show with ZEE5. This show is extremely relevant in today’s time in India. We have taken a topic that is plaguing India but ensured that we kept it entertaining. We are happy to have Rajeev Khandelwal playing the lead role along with other eminent cast and crew”, Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartk D Nishandar of GSEAMS, Producers, NAXALBARI.

NAXAL is slated to release later this year, exclusively on ZEE5.

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