Ekta Kapoor is known for delivering a variety of content on all kinds of entertainment platform. Not only the various stories but Ekta has always given the impactful characters to the audience.
Recently, the filmmaker introduced one the powerful characters from her upcoming web-series The Verdict - State Vs Nanavati i.e. Pooja Gor as Vidya Munshi. A journalist who had a different perspective on the case. Who fought for woman's choice when the whole nation was pleading for 'A man's honour'.
Vidya Munshi. A fearless female journalist in a male-oriented Indian society of 1959, who voiced concerns on women rights against all taboos of society. When Rustom Karanjia, Owner & Editor of Blitz, decided to shift the conversation from murder to an alleged love affair, she took it upon herself to do journalism right. She stood in support of Sylvia Nanavati, who was being treated like property and fought to clear her side of the story in the most controversial jury trial of India. #TheVerdictStateVsNanavati streaming 30th September. #ALTBalajiOriginal #ZEE5Original @ektaravikapoor @zee5premium @manavkaul @elliavrram @kubbrasait @angadbedi @makaranddeshpande_v @sumeetvyas @saurabhshuklafilms @swanandkirkire @sonirazdan @virafpp @poojagor @shashantshah @samkhan @dhruvdawer @iradaentertainment @baljitsinghchaddha @kenghosh19
Ekta took to her social media and shared, "Whenever this case is spoken about we talk about ‘a man’s honour‘ wat about a woman’s choice !!??( sp mention @poojaAgor has literally grown up into a fab actor in front of me wat a transformation!) @altbalaji" #TheVerdictStateVsNanavati streaming on 30th September".
The producer also appreciated the actor Pooja Gor who essayed the role of a feminist journalist Vidya Munshi. Directed by Shashant Shah, the 10-episode series is based on the real-life incident of 1959 and follows the trial of naval officer KM Nanavati who shot three bullets from his revolver at a businessman and later confessed his crime to the police.
Even after six decades the infamous story of K.M. Nanavati Vs. The state of Maharashtra is still one of the most sensational criminal cases in India and mark a landmark judgment in the history of India.
ALTBalaji and ZEE5's The Verdict - State Vs Nanavati will be live on 30th September.