Shah Rukh Khan’s character in 1993 hit film Darr is still considered as one of the scary characters ever made in Bollywood. The film was directed by Yash Chopra under YRF banner. Now, YRF’s youth wing Y-Films is making a web series on the film. and will feature the characters of Rahul, Kiran and Sunil from the original film. However, this time around,the film will be set in a new milieu and is a modern, original tale of obsession and fear in the age of cyber stalking and digital crimes. The series holds a mirror to the perilous environment of online privacy invasion and social media harassment that can take a dangerous and disturbing turn, if unchecked.
‘Darr 2.0’, is directed by Vikas Chandra, a Sundance Screenwriters Lab Fellow and Associate Creative Producer on YRF’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy and produced by Ashish Patil, Head of Y-Films. It has a story by Nikhil Taneja, with screenplay and dialogues written by Shubham Yogi and Taneja. More details in terms of the cast, crew are yet to be announced but there are some very exciting plans in the pipeline. The five-part series will be out soon on the Y-Films channel.
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