Mumbai: Actor Purab Kohli hopes his upcoming TV show P.O.W – Bandi Yudh Ke rescues the Indian television industry.
“If P.O.W does well, it will change the face of Indian television because I don’t think that a channel has ever attempted something like this,” Purab, who has earlier featured in shows like Hip Hip Hurray and has been a successful video jockey, told IANS.
P.O.W – Bandi Yudh Ke is helmed by filmmaker Nikkhil Advani.
“We would have got the prime slot but because of some intense scenes and some action in it, they can’t show it in prime time slot. There is a big hope that P.O.W will rescue the television industry,” Purab said.
The drama will also feature Amrita Puri, Sandhya Mridul and Satyadeep Mishra.
It’s an Indian adaptation of the Israeli TV drama Hatufim. It will present the story of two missing-in-action soldiers who return home after 17 years.
Purab is excited about the show and he’s also enjoying being a father. “Fatherhood is a gift that I wish upon everybody and especially when it’s a baby girl. When you have a child, you stop living for yourself. It’s the most beautiful feeling,” said the actor, who became a father in December 2015.
Actress Sandhya Mridul, who plays a single mother said, “I try to put myself into Nazneen’s shoes and live her character. It’s very difficult to understand the mental trauma that the wives of our war heroes go through. The only way I do it is by honestly approaching my emotions and tapping into the pain that would exist in a character like Nazneen.”