Nikhil Advani Talked About His Upcoming Series Freedom At Midnight 


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Nikhil Advani shared some insights about his upcoming web series Freedom At Midnight. The web series would be based on Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre’s all-time best-selling novel of the same name. Advani who is notable for blockbuster films like Kal Ho Naa Ho, D-Day, and Veeda revealed that he is totally immersed in the shooting of this upcoming series. The series is based on the complex socio-political event of the partition of India and Pakistan which is also a crucial incident that reshaped the entire political and economic landscape of the subcontinent. Let’s dig into the complete details of this story.

Nikhil Advani said he started shooting Freedom At Midnight since February

The 52-year-old director shared in a recent interview,”I am currently swamped in the shooting of Freedom At Midnight which will be telecast on SonyLIV. I prepped for three years before starting to shoot for Freedom At Midnight. I’ve been shooting since February.”

Moreover, Nikkhil revealed that Freedom At Midnight was always one of his favorite books. Also, he has casted some fine British actors to play all the important British characters such as Lord Mountbatten and Lady Edwina.

Directed by Nikkhil Advani, Abhinandan Gupta, Adwitiya Kareng Das, and Gundeep Kaur’s servers as the writer of the adaptation of Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins’s legendary book. Freedom at Midnight would be an epic political thriller-drama that will highlight several incidents from the year of India’s independence. Moreover, some interconnected stories about crucial events at the era of independence and personalities who played a significant role in penning the country’s history.

The producer and showrunner also put it, “The year 1947 has been etched in India’s history as the year that shaped its fate. A riveting, emotional tale of an incident that altered the course of the nation, Freedom at Midnight is an attempt to bring to Indians the whole truth about the events that led us to our freedom: the courage, and the hope instilled in people by the personages who gave us the new India. This is a story every Indian should know.”

In this upcoming series, Chirag Vohra will be seen as Mahatma Gandhi, Sidhant Gupta as Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajendra Chawla as Vallabhbhai Patel, Luke McGibney as Lord Louis Mountbatten, Cordelia Bugeja as Lady Edwina Mountbatten, Arif Zakaria as Muhammad Ali Jinnah, K.C. Shankar as V.P. Menon, Malishka Mendonsa as Sarojini Naidu and Ira Dubey as Fatima Jinnah.

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