June 6, 2013 06:12:46 PM IST updated June 7, 2013 11:01:52 AM IST By Glamsham Editorial
The living legend of Indian cinema Amitabh Bachchan makes his debut as an actor in a fiction series on Indian Television. He will play the lead protagonist in a finite fiction series that will go on air this year on Sony Entertainment Television. The show will be co-produced by his production company Saraswati Creations in collaboration with Endemol India.
Helming the show will be ace film maker Anurag Kashyap as the Creative Director. He will lend a special creative language to showcase Mr. Bachchan's supreme talent. Working with the legendary Amitabh Bachchan, Sony Entertainment Television will once again reinvent the television space in India, by giving the small screen a first-of-its-kind finite fiction series showcasing an explosive combination of the finest industry talents ever.
An enthusiastic Mr. Amitabh Bachchan said, ''I am delighted to be a part of this venture.''
''Working with Mr. Bachchan is every director's dream! When Endemol approached me with a great concept and the novel idea of launching Mr. Bachchan for the first time in an original fictional series on Indian Television, I jumped at the opportunity. This series will change the way India sees television and will open the doors for a new genre in television entertainment'' said Mr. Anurag Kashyap, Creative Director of the series.
Interestingly, Amitabh Bachchan did a small part in Anurag Kashyap's segment in BOMBAY TALKIES.