Streaming platform ZEE5 announced on Monday that Gulshan Devaiah and Drashti Dhami will star in the official adaptation of the hit Korean drama “Flower of Evil.”
Titled ”Duranga”, the upcoming romantic thriller series will premiere on the platform in August.
”Duranga” is directed by Pradeep Sarkar and Aijaz Khan. He is helmed by Goldie Behl and Shradha Singh.
Produced by Rose Audio Visuals, the upcoming show tells the love story of Sammit (Devaiah) and Ira (Dhami), which takes place in three different timelines.
Hiding a twisted past, Sammit maintains a facade of a perfect husband to his Inspector wife, Ira. With a series of twists, Ira begins to investigate several bloody copycat murders by the alleged accomplice of a psychopathic serial killer Bala, twenty years after his suicide.
“This case leads her to shocking revelations about her husband! In pure Kafkaesque style, the story will show how the protagonists go through constant problems, despite which they stand their ground. But still leaving you with a question – How well do you know your partner? ” Read the show’s official synopsis.
Manish Kalra, Commercial Director of ZEE5 India, described “Duranga” as another interesting and compelling story for the audience.
“As a consumer-focused brand, we at ZEE5 pride ourselves on knowing and satisfying our viewers’ choice of content. Considering the popularity of Korean shows, we are happy to adapt the famous Korean show “Flower of Evil” and give it our own twist in “Duranga”. With a stellar cast, Duranga promises to be captivating, unique and entertaining, all at the same time,’ Kalra said in a statement.
“Flower of Evil” is a Korean-language thriller melodrama starring popular Korean actors Lee Joon-gi and Moon Chae-won. The original series, which aired on South Korean broadcaster tvN in 2020, is available in India on Netflix and Viki streamers.
Nimisha Pandey, Head of Content – Hindi Originals, ZEE5, said the Korean shows have found a huge fanbase in India and are excited to bring “the first-ever adaptation of a Korean series to the Indian market.” . “We are thrilled to unveil ‘Duranga’ on ZEE5, a unique love story with a twist where circumstances pit lovers against each other,” Pandey added.
Calling ”Duranga” a special subject, Behl said the series explores the concept of marriage but through a unique twisted lens, something you’ve never seen before.
”The unusual duo of Drashti Dhami and Gulshan Devaiah worked very well for us. Their characters on the show come from very diverse and distinct backgrounds and they’ve both completely disclosed themselves to it,’ the producer at Rose Audio Visuals said.
A nine-part episode series, ”Duranga” also stars Rajesh Khattar, Divya Sheth, Zakir Hussain, Barkha Bisht, Abhijit Khandkekar and Hera Mishra. Earlier this year, it was reported that “Something in the Rain,” the popular K-drama starring Son Ye-jin and Jung Hae-in, is also slated for an Indian remake.
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