Yash Raj Films is venturing into the booming digital content material (over-the-top or OTT) panorama of India. YRF’s streaming content material manufacturing business shall be referred to as YRF Entertainment and it would churn out 5 marquee initiatives to start inside its first 12 months. The first massive challenge to hit the flooring from the banner is titled The Railway Men – a tribute to the railway staff at Bhopal station who’re the unsung heroes of the 1984 Bhopal gasoline tragedy, the world’s largest man-made industrial catastrophe. YRF introduced this challenge on the identical day to salute the heroes of Bhopal who saved hundreds of lives when the disaster hit town 37 years again. The Railway Men is being directed by debutant Shiv Rawail, who has been homegrown at YRF and is being mentored by Aditya Chopra.
Shiv will begin the proceedings at YRF Entertainment along with his content-forward one-season restricted series about the resilience of human spirit within the face of a catastrophe. The Railway Men will function 4 good actors like R. Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyenndu Sharma and Babil Khan. These 4 actors helm the present and the corporate will even announce the presence of a number of different highly effective performers in the end of time. The Railway Men started filming from December 1st, yesterday.
Akshaye Widhani, Senior Vice President of Yash Raj Films, says, “The Bhopal Gas Tragedy is the world’s worst industrial catastrophe that has impacted scores of individuals for the reason that tragedy struck town 37 years in the past. At YRF, we’re continuously making an attempt to develop the perfect compelling tales for the viewers and that is our tribute to the unsung heroes of the tragedy who, regardless of saving hundreds of lives on that fateful day, are nonetheless unknown to individuals internationally.”
Yogendra Mogre, Executive Producer at YRF Entertainment, provides, “The Railway Men is our salute to their spirit, their braveness, and their humanity. This is a narrative that wanted to be informed. We usually are not going to depart any stone unturned to make sure that this story reaches out to audiences, internationally, in the very best method in order that they will perceive the depth of devastation that this tragedy has brought about in India.”
In the late hours of December 2, 1984, methyl isocyanate gasoline leaked from a pesticide manufacturing unit owned by the American Union Carbide Corporation. It has been reported that greater than half one million individuals had been poisoned that evening and the official demise toll exceeded 5,000.
Thousands of survivors have stated they, their kids and grandchildren are combating power well being issues like most cancers, blindness, respiratory, immune and neurological issues because of the leak.
YRF Entertainment’s The Railway Men will stream on December 2, 2022, as a homage to humanity and colossal sacrifice within the wake of a disaster that shook the nation.
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