India’s leading video streaming platform, ZEE5, is all set to premiere one of the most awaited shows, State of Siege: 26/11 on 20th March.
Adapted from Sandeep Unithan’s book, Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai: 26/11 and produced by Abhimanyu Singh of Contiloe Pictures, the gripping narrative of the eight-episode series 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.
The series focuses on the NSG commandos and their role, but it subtly also showcases other aspects of the circumstances during the unfortunate incident from the police forces and their struggle to how the NSG commandos were called on short notice, the media reportage and many more such incidents.
The makers used real blasts instead of VFX shots to maintain authenticity and keep the recollections are as real as possible.
A lot goes beyond the planning and plotting of a tragedy that unfolded in Mumbai. The makers, keeping the picturisation close to its facts are all set to bring State of Siege: 26/11 to the audience. 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. In this series, Sid Makkar will be seen playing the role of a news anchor.
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!