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Ajay Devgn to make digital debut on Disney+ Hotstar with Rudra – The Edge of Darkness

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Guwahati:  Ajay Devgn would soon  be seen making his OTT debut with a web series produced by BBC India and Applause Entertainment with a web show  which would be and edgy crime drama that would air on Disney+Hotstar. Well, the makers of the series have finally announced the same.

As per the makers of the show Ajay Devgn will be seen in an intense and gritty new cop avatar as he makes his grand entry into the digital space with his first-ever crime-drama series titled Rudra – The Edge of Darkness, coming soon on Disney+ Hotstar VIP. The Hotstar Specials series will soon be going into production and will be shot across iconic locales of Mumbai. An engaging and dark new take on cop stories, combined with a unique storytelling format and powerful characters will make Rudra – The Edge of Darkness a must-watch for fans of thrillers and crime-dramas. Produced by Applause Entertainment in association with BBC Studios India, the series reimagines the iconic globally successful British series – Luther, for Indian audiences.

Over the past year, Hotstar Specials has disrupted the world of digital entertainment with genre defining shows like Aarya where a crime story was given a female-gaze, the Criminal Justice franchise that revived courtroom-drama, an animated series that appeals to all age-groups with The Legend of Hanuman, and the announcement of the first-of-its-kind multiverse with Special Ops 1.5. Rudra – The Edge of Darkness marks the next bold move by Hotstar Specials in raising the bar of quality content in India.

Speaking about the show actor Ajay Devgn said, “My attempt has always been to tell unique stories and work with good talent.  The idea is to raise the bar of entertainment in India. The digital world excites me, and I am looking forward to working with Applause and BBC to bring this series to life on Disney+ Hotstar VIP. Rudra – The Edge of Darkness is a compelling and highly intriguing story and I can’t wait to begin this new journey! Playing a cop on screen is not new to me, but this time the character is more intense, complex and dark. What drew me most to his persona is that he is possibly the greyest character you may come across in recent times.”

 

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