Night Manager First look: Aditya Roy Kapur, Anil Kapoor looking intense; 5 things to know about the show
There has been a lot of excitement about the Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor starrer web series The Night Manager, from the moment it was announced. This web series marks the actors’ debut in the digital space, and is the official Hindi remake of the British TV series of the same name, starring Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie. The Hindi adaptation is directed by Sandeep Modi and will premiere on Disney + Hotstar. Apart from Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor, the cast of Night Manager also includes Sobhita Dhulipala, Tillotama Shome, Saswata Chatterjee and Ravi Behl. Now, the makers of the series have released the first look of The Night Manager, and it has made fans very excited!
Makers reveal the motion poster of The Night Manager starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor
Aditya Roy Kapur will step into Tom Hiddleston’s shoes, while Anil Kapoor will portray the role originally played by Hugh Laurie. The two actors took to their social media handles to share the motion poster of The Night Manager, which features Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur in the foreground, looking intense, while a plane is seen on the behind. Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor’s characters in The Night Manager are likely to clash in the web series, and while Anil Kapoor will be playing an arms dealer, Aditya will be seen as an ex-soldier and hotel night manager in the series.
Sharing the first poster of Night Manager, Aditya Roy Kapur wrote, “Duniya ke sabse dangerous weapons dealer ko rokne ke liye there is only one weapon – ek hotel ka night manager. Varun Dhawan said, “Excited for this one way to go boyzzzzzzss,” while Rhea Kapoor wrote, “Insane,” along with fire emojis. Are you fooled by the motion poster? Scroll down for 5 interesting details about this web series!
1. Hindi remake of the Golden Globe Award winning series The Night Manager
Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor starrer The Night Manager is undoubtedly one of the most popular web series of the year, not only because of the cast, but because the original British series is considered is one of the best spy series. Directed by Susanne Bier, the TV series stars Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander, David Harewood and Elizabeth Debicki. The British series, which aired on BBC One in 2016, was nominated for 36 awards, and won eleven, including three Golden Globe Awards.
In the series, Tom Hiddleston played the role of Jonathan Pine, a hotel night manager in Cairo, and a British veteran. He is hired to infiltrate the inner circle of a dangerous arms dealer, played by Hugh Laurie.
2. Aditya Roy Kapur has stepped into the shoes of Tom Hiddleston
Talking about his role in The Night Manager, Aditya Roy Kapur told Bombay Times that Tom Hiddleston had taken on a complex role, so it was important for him to find his own way into it. . “I like Tom Hiddleston and I like the series too. It’s a beautifully written show and the part is complex and exciting. It’s a great opportunity for me to be able to sink my teeth into that role. Tom has played the part so well so it was important for me to find my own way into it. When you do something that has already been done the challenge is to give that part your own direction and identity. We hope we were able to do that here,” he said.
Aditya Roy Kapur also spoke about his character Shaan, and was quoted by PTI as saying, “My character Shaan is the kind of person who can make people believe whatever he wants them to, and that perfectly mirrors him what we as actors are trying to achieve with it. our craft.”
3. Anil Kapoor’s character in The Night Manager
Anil Kapoor will step into the shoes of Hugh Laurie in The Night Manager. He plays the role of Shailendra Rungta, known as Shelly. Talking about his character, Anil Kapoor told PTI, “Shelly is a powerful person, a philanthropist and a perfect balance of wit and evil with an invisible threat just like the story of the show – a perfect blend of entertainment and good stories.”
4. Did you know that The Night Manager was conceptualized by Hrithik Roshan in the lead?
Yes, you read that right! Night Manager was initially conceptualized with Hrithik Roshan in the lead, however, the actor eventually backed out of the project due to date issues. The makers then approached Aditya Roy Kapur for the role, after which they finalized Anil Kapoor to play another lead role and started things.
5. The Night Manager episodes
The Night Manager, starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor, would be a six-episode limited series, and will be shot in various exotic locations.
The Night Manager marks the OTT debut of Aditya Roy Kapur, and is created and directed by Sandeep Modi. Produced by The Ink Factory and Banijay Asia, The Night Manager will premiere on Disney + Hotstar this year.
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