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Pratik Gandhi to play Mahatma in sequence primarily based on Ramachandra Guha’s books

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TELLING the story of Indian Independence by the life and instances of Mahatma Gandhi could be described as an ideal premise for a grand and gripping sequence. Today, Applause Entertainment, a Mumbai-based content material studio, introduced that it has acquired the rights to the 2 most definitive books on Gandhi — Gandhi Before India and Gandhi – The Years that Changed the World — authored by famous historian Ramachandra Guha. The sequence will characteristic actor Pratik Gandhi within the position of Mahatma.

Interestingly, Pratik Gandhi, who shot to nationwide fame for his riveting efficiency as stockbroker Harshad Mehta within the sequence Scam 1992, has prior expertise of essaying the position of the nice chief.

“Playing the role of Mahatma is very close to my heart ever since my theatre days and now it is a huge honour to yet again essay the role of this legendary leader, on screen. I believe it’s a huge responsibility to essay this role with dignity, grace and conviction and I can’t wait to embark on this journey,” mentioned the 42-year-old actor, including that he deeply believes “in Gandhian philosophy and his values” that echo simplicity in its purest kinds.

He mentioned, “Personally too, I strive to achieve and imbibe many of his qualities and teachings in my daily life.”

The sequence can be produced retaining the worldwide viewers in thoughts and can be shot extensively throughout a number of Indian and worldwide areas. From Mahatma Gandhi’s earliest days to his life in South Africa to the liberty wrestle in India, the sequence guarantees to deliver forth the lesser-known tales of his life, which performed an essential position in shaping younger Gandhi right into a Mahatma. It may even inform the tales of all his compatriots and contemporaries of the liberty motion. These unbelievable personalities, together with him, performed an integral half in shaping fashionable India.

Sameer Nair, CEO of Applause Entertainment, mentioned: “We believe that only a richly-layered, multi-season drama series will do real justice to Gandhi and to all the great personalities that embed the proud and illustrious history of India’s freedom struggle. This is a story of the birthing of modern India for a global audience.”

Guha mentioned he was delighted that his books on Gandhi are being tailored for an formidable sequence. “Gandhi’s work transformed the world, and his legacy still sparks the most intense debates. His life was an epic journey, played out across three great countries: India, England and South Africa. He fought nobly for freedom, for inter-faith harmony, and for the rights of the underprivileged…I am confident that it (the series) will bring the complex contours of Gandhi’s life and the moral essence of his teachings to viewers across the globe,” he mentioned.