Fans of desi drama series are finally about to have their own moment to shine with Amazon Prime’s Mumbai Diaries 26/11.
Mumbai Diaries 26/11: what is it, and who is involved?
As mentioned earlier, Mumbai Dairies 26/11 is a new and upcoming series that is all set to stream on Amazon Prime. What has caught the attention of the fans is the genre of the series: medical drama.
Now, for those that associate the term with shows like Grey’s Anatomy, this might be one that strays far, far away from the trope. Dealing with frontline workers such as doctors and other medical staff that was associated with treating people injured in the Mumbai terror attack. The of 26 November 2008 was one that shook many a person to the core and changed the lives of plenty. Though there are several works based on this incident, a series on the medical staff’s role is quite new to the screens.
The show is created by Nikkhil Advani and is produced by Emmay Entertainment. As for the cast, the series features stars Konkana Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina, Tina Desai, and Shreya Dhanwanthary.
When can we catch Mumbai 26/11 on screens?
If you are someone that’s wondering when you can catch the series on Amazon Prime, you will have to wait just a little bit longer. With the makers confirming the premiere of the show in March 2021, we can speculate that even if it is delayed due to the pandemic, it would not be by much.
With maker Nikkhil Advanid dropping the teaser of the show, fans are now more eager than ever to know what exactly the hype is all about. The storyline would strike a chord with many people in the country, and that alone is enough to garner a huge audience for the show. However, it goes without saying that it is important to try and understand what arc the makers are taking with it. The subject matter is an extremely sensitive one; to begin with, it would have to be taken up with utmost caution. There is a huge emotional value associated with any incident similar to the attack, let alone the attack on itself, and any work stemming from it should be made in a way that is palatable to a mass audience.
All this said and done, Mumbai Diaries 26/11 seems like it is one for the common audience. It features an extremely well-known cast amongst the people and a storyline that would do well if handled properly. The teaser has left people wanting more, and the internet has gone crazy with speculations of what plot points the series would take up. With the year coming to a close, we can see that desi entertainment has reached new heights, and we hope that Mumbai Diaries 26/11 proves to be a show that matches up to the newfound expectations that this form of online entertainment has left us with.
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