To obtain on the spot fame and fortune, how far would you go to reinvent your realities? Bringing a first-of-its-kind social thriller to India, Disney+ Hotstar launched the trailer of Hotstar Specials’ ESCAYPE LIVE which chronicles the realities of social media in in the present day’s time. Set within the panorama of up to date India, the sequence explores the totally different journeys of six common Indians as they battle to win, fame and fortune on a social media app known as Escaype stay which guarantees large cash to the profitable contestant. Will the traces between the true and digital start to blur as gear up for the competition?
Set to launch on twentieth May, the highly-anticipated trailer for the present was unveiled by Creator – Director Siddharth Kumar Tewary, and its supremely gifted forged, together with Siddharth, Jaaved Jaaferi, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Swastika Mukherjee, Plabita Borthakur, Waluscha D Souza, Ritvik Sahore, Sumedh Mudgalkar, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Jagjeet Sandhu, Rohit Chandel and little one actor Aadyaa Sharma amongst others.
The sequence is a fictional story, penned by Jaya Mishra and Siddharth Kumar Tewary, that’s more likely to appear very true and actual. The story includes a bunch of content material creators, with totally different paths however one purpose – to supply viral content material to emerge victorious in a life-changing competitors introduced by the most well liked new app within the nation known as Escaype Live.
Produced below Siddharth Kumar Tewary’s One Life Studios, the nine-episodic sequence closely emphasizes the human tendency to be aggressive and their drive to succeed. The essence of Escaype Live explores the lengths content material creators and tech giants are keen to journey to attain their aspirations. Set throughout totally different cities of India, the sequence leveraged totally different dialogue writers for every metropolis so as to add regional authenticity.
Dance Rani’ story primarily based in Jaisalmer noticed her dialogues being penned by Vinod Sharma whereas Amcha’s traces had been penned by Amol Surve. Similarly, Banaras-based characters of Meenakumari and Sunaina’s dialogues had been written by Ranveer Pratap Singh whereas Darkie and Festish Girl’s dialogues had been penned by Jaya Mishra and Siddharth Kumar Tewary.
Gaurav Banerjee, Head, Content Disney+ Hotstar and HSM Entertainment Network, Disney Star India, mentioned, “We constantly strive to bring viewers content that redefines genre horizons and challenges conventions. As we expand our library of exciting thrillers, Escaype Live will also mark Disney+ Hotstar’s first-ever social-thriller that holds a mirror to our society. With Siddharth Kumar Tewary’s creative genius and the talented ensemble cast, we hope audiences enjoy the series’ unique storyline.”
Talking about what made him direct this one-of-a-kind sequence, director Siddharth Kumar Tewary mentioned, “I wanted to tell a story of the world we live in today, where social media is not just a habit but has become a form of emotional expression. Life has moved beyond being liked and disliked or being followed and unfollowed. Whether social media as an entity is good or bad is subjective depending on whose story we are telling and what they actually want out of their lives – are their dreams real? Or are they merely trying to escaype their reality!”
He continued, “At its core Escaype Live offers us an perception into the minds of individuals dwelling on the earth of social media. Are we prepared? Or are we already in it? For me, Gaurav and Nikhil together with all the workforce at Disney + Hotstar has at all times displayed large ambition and it’s their want to push boundaries with authentic content material selections that made them my first and solely option to collaborate with on this sequence.“
Siddharth, who performs the sequence lead, mentioned, “What drew me to Escaype Live was the script and my character. It excited me that it dealt with social media, and while one has the freedom to do as they please, sometimes with anonymity and sometimes without, it also always brings up the ethical question of what is right and what is wrong. That to me is what makes the show explosive, yet exciting.”
For Jaaved Jaaferi, this story concerning the expertise local weather impacting our lives is exclusive. He mentioned, “The show is layered with intricately crafted characters, who have dual personas in reality and as content creators. Escaype Live is an intriguing tale that captures the majority of contemporary humankind’s desire to create a name, be remembered, and succeed; sometimes going to any length to achieve that. In this emerging digital era, the series is poignant as it recognises the beauty and the darker side of social media.”
Shweta Tripathi Sharma, who performs a pivotal position within the sequence mentioned, “The rise of social media has taken the world by storm! While it comes with advantages, we have to evaluate a lot about its flip side as well. Escaype Live is one such story that talks about the same and its impact in today’s age and time! As soon as I read about the concept, I knew I had to tell this story because it was relevant and a much-needed conversation. The character I play is full of hope and love, someone I resonate with a lot. It is a surprise package! I am sure the audience will like her a lot.”
Disney+ Hotstar has as soon as once more expanded its library of hair-raising thrillers with Escaype Live. The thrilling saga has been shot throughout a number of distinctive areas throughout India, together with Benaras, Bangalore, Delhi, Jaisalmer, Mumbai, and Gujarat, to carry cultural relevance and present how social media is affecting individuals, even at distant locations.