I could hear the gunshot, tire burst from my building : Sid Makkar

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One of the most awaited Originals – ZEE5’s State of Siege: 26/11 is all set to premiere on 20th March.

The gripping narrative provides a first-hand account of the tragedy that befell Mumbai, the city of dreams.

The series focuses on the NSG commandos and their role, it will shed light on hitherto unknown facts about the entire incident and share all the untold stories.

Sid Makkar will be seen playing the role of a news anchor. Sharing his real-life experience during the attack, he recollects, “When the actual attack happened, I was at home. I still remember when they caught Kasab, I could hear the gunshot and the tire burst from my building, they were headed towards Malabar Hill which is very close to my house.”

The makers used real blasts instead of VFX shots to maintain authenticity and keep the recollections are as real as possible.

This edge of the seat thriller features an impressive cast comprising Arjan Bajwa, Arjun Bijlani, Vivek Dahiya, Sid Makkar, Tara Alisha Berry, Khalida Jaan, Jyoti Gauba, Roshni Sahota, Suzanne Bernert, Naren Kumar and Jason Shah.

ZEE5’s upcoming original series the State of Siege: 26/11 is one of the most awaited OTT shows owing to its chilling and thrilling storyline. The series unravels the untold stories and is a true to account narrative of the various events that turned into the prolonged terror siege of Mumbai on 26th November 2008.

The story based on Sandeep Unnithan’s best-selling novel ‘Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11 is an 8 episode series produced by Abhimanyu Singh of Contiloe Pictures and directed by Matthew Leutwyler.

We can see that the narrative does not show only one side of the story, but it showcases different aspects and reveals the many facts about the unfortunate 26/11 attacks and the untold stories of the brave NSG commandos. The trailer has jaw-dropping sequences and the ‘Sahas Ki Vijay’ NSG war cry at the end is sure to awaken the patriot in us!

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