Actor Muni Jha who is presently seen as the onscreen father of actor Sumit Singh in Star Plus’ Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin, has bagged a web series. He is presently shooting for Hansal Mehta’s upcoming web series titled Gandhi. Backed by Applause Entertainment, the series is based on historian and author Ramachandra Guha’s two books — “Gandhi before India” and “Gandhi: The Years that Changed the World”. The series will tell the story of Mahatma Gandhi’s life and times, in the same vein The Crown told the story of the British royals.
The series will star Pratik Gandhi as Mahatma Gandhi. It marks the director-actor duo’s third collaboration after Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story and Baai. As per media reports, Siddhartha Basu is attached as a historical consultant, factual advisor and creative consultant on the project.
Recently, Applause Entertainment made an announcement of the series as it went on floor. In a press note, Applause said the epic series, which will capture the life and times of Gandhi, is an international production and will be shot at various Indian and foreign locations.
We now hear of Muni Jha joining the cast and shooting for the series.
We buzzed Muni Jha but did not get through to him.
We reached out to the spokesperson at Applause Entertainment but did not get revert till we filed the story.
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