‘Call My Agent’ Trailer Drops on Netflix: Watch
Watch Aahana Kumra, Ayush Mehra, Rajat Kapoor and Soni Razdan traverse the messy jungle that is Bollywood, in Call My Agent: Bollywood, streaming on Oct. 29, only on Netflix.
By R.M. VIJAYAKAR/Special to India-West
MUMBAI — The star makers, the creators of creative marriages, the agents are all set to make you laugh, cry and feel all sorts of emotions in “Call My Agent: Bollywood.” A hilarious glimpse into the world of glitz, glamour and drama, the adaptation of “Dix Pour Cent” is set to hit Netflix Oct. 29.
Produced by Applause Entertainment in association with Banijay Asia, and directed by Shaad Ali, the series shows us the what, and more importantly, the who that goes into making today’s stars.
Turning up the charisma and allure, Aahana Kumra, Ayush Mehra, Soni Razdan and Rajat Kapoor effortlessly take on the roles of talent managers at a renowned talent agency ‘Art.’ You can expect a hilarious, heartwarming tale of four colossally different individuals who come together for a common cause, to save what means the most to them. These absolute bosses navigate their way through a plethora of tantrums and mishaps to save their agency from closure.
Adding additional oomph to the series are special appearances by Farah Khan, Ali Fazal, Richa Chadha, Lara Dutta, Jackie Shroff, Dia Mirza and more.
Speaking about the series, director Shaad Ali said, “This project has been close to my heart since the very beginning. It was a huge responsibility to be mindful of the original screenplay that has been such a success and yet have my own stamp on the adaptation. Each component of this show has been thought through with intricacy, right from the casting to the cameos. Each of us in this project has poured their heart and soul into it and I cannot wait to show the audiences the satirical world of showbiz through my lens. Rajat, Ayush, Aahana and Soni share such a brilliant chemistry with each other that shooting with them has been a riot.”