Keeping up with the vogue, Aditya Chopra has forayed into digital space with the launch of Yash Raj Films' OTT platform. The first web show to stream on the platform will be an investigative thriller led by 4 heroes. The show will be titled The Railway Men which will be headlined by R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyenndu and Babil Khan.
PeepingMoon.com had exclusively informed the readers on September 27 that YRF has roped in Babil, the elder son of late actor Irrfan, for the web series. The Railway Men will be directed by debutant Shiv Rawail, who was initially roped in to helm Ananya Panday's cousin Ahaan Panday's debut film opposite Ajay Devgn. As per sources, the big-budget film has been postponed. The Railway Men, said to be a mini-series, will pay a tribute to the unsung heroes of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. It is scheduled to stream on YRF's OTT platform from December 2, 2022.
Yash Raj Films announces its first web series — #TheRailwayMen starring @ActorMadhavan, @kaykaymenon02, @divyenndu and Babil Khan.. Directed by debutant Shiv Rawail, the hugely-mounted show pays tribute to unsung heroes of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy... December 2, 2022 Premiere! pic.twitter.com/32sBICAl5F
— Rahul Raut (@Rahulrautwrites) December 2, 2021
Workwise, Babil will be seen with Tripti Dimri in Anvitaa Dutt's Netflix film Qala produced by Anushka Sharma and Karnesh Sharma's Clean Slate Filmz. He is also working with Shoojit Sircar and Ronnie Lahiri on a secret project. R Madhavan is gearing up for the release of Decoupled on Netflix. Kay Kay was last seen in Neeraj Pandey's Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story whereas Divyenndu played the lead role in Bicchoo Ka Khel.