Posted on November 7, 2019, 8:11 PM IST
Applause Entertainment in association with the original makers Yes Studios have announced the Hindi remake of the Israeli hit series Fauda. The series originated in the year 2015 and depicted the conflict between Israel and Palestine. The Hindi version will depict the eternal tensions between India and Pakistan.
Fauda means chaos in Arabic and is the code word for a secret operation gone wrong. Sameer Nair, CEO of Applause Entertainment mentioned that India and Pakistan ongoing conflict is a battle between innocent civilians and terror outfits, the same which has been depicted in the original international hit series.
“Their entire content stays true to the original material while making the story relevant to their local viewers - which they know so well; we are certain that they will do complete justice with the Indian version," he added.
The third instalment of the international series is underway and developed by Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz. Avi Issacharoff, co-creator of "Fauda" expressed his excitement and said he is looking forward to the show's adaptation into a different language and culture.
"India is creating some exciting digital content and this association with Applause Entertainment will help take 'Fauda' to a different territory and wider audience base, I'm sure Indian audiences will be enthralled by the realistic and detailed world created in this carefully thought-out adaptation. I'm also excited to know who will play Doron," Lior Raz, co-creator and the lead actor of the show, mentioned while taking about the new venture.
Scripting and production development is currently underway for the new Hindi adaptation, and the filming of the series is expected to start early next year.