Rakshit Shetty, who’s presently engaged with mainstream cinema, is concurrently exploring content material for streaming platforms by means of his manufacturing home, Paramvah Studios. And the most recent to return out from his basket will likely be an internet collection. The Kannada movie business continues to be making an attempt to make a powerful presence within the area, and Ekam will likely be one of many first makes an attempt coming from the Rakshit Shetty’s banner. It’ll include eight episodes. The actor-director-producer is all the time eager to see new skills emerge and can join Sumanth Bhat, one among his writers from The Seven Odds, in addition to different new administrators for this venture. An official announcement will likely be made within the subsequent few days.
In the meantime, Sumanth, who is happy a few new starting, says Ekam will likely be set within the Karavalli belt of Karnataka. The casting name has additionally made it clear that the complete story will likely be based mostly within the coastal area, and that it’s going to discover the place, folks, dialect, and meals of this topography in numerous capacities.
Round 20 younger crew members are coming collectively for this collection, for which the group is presently on a recce to finalise the situation. “On the entire, the online collection will likely be completely different when it comes to its therapy and style,” says Sumanth. “Although the complete episode is rooted to the coastal area, for the content material, we’re in search of a narrative, which may join pan India,” he provides, citing the instance of Malgudi Days. “The story of Malgudi Days was very regional, and all of the characters have been performed by Kannada actors, however the crux of the story was preferred by the complete Indian viewers. We’ll try and push Ekam past language boundaries,” says the writer-director.