‘The Railway Men’ series review: A bracing, wishful saga of bravery

R Madhavan in ‘The Railway Men’ The Railway Men opens with a short coda in the immediate aftermath of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy, which killed over 15,000 people and is considered the world’s worst industrial disaster. A reporter, played with rugged tenacity by Sunny Hinduja, watches from afar as Union Carbide chairman Warren … Read more

R Madhavan on ‘The Railway Men’: The Bhopal gas disaster was bigger than Chernobyl, 9/11

R Madhavan was a teenager growing up in Jamshedpur when the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy unfolded. On the night of December 2-3 —over a month since Indira Gandhi’s assassination and the ensuing anti-Sikh riots across the country — highly toxic methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas escaped from the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) plant in Bhopal, … Read more

‘The Railway Men’ trailer: R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Babil Khan lead a spirited great Indian rescue

R Madhavan in ‘The Railway Men’ Yash Raj Films on Monday debuted the trailer for their maiden web-series production, The Railway Men. Directed by debutant Shiv Rawail, the 4-episode series is backdropped on the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy and celebrates the ‘unsung heroes’ of The Indian Railways who rose to the dire occasion and … Read more

Yash Raj Films’ maiden web-series ‘The Railway Men’ to stream on Netflix from November 18

A poster of ‘The Railway Men’ Yash Raj Films’ maiden OTT production The Railway Men will stream on Netflix from November 18, the makers announced on Thursday. Starring R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Babil Khan and Divyenndu, the four-episode series is backdropped on the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy. It celebrates the unsung heroes — … Read more

Malayalam actor Dinesh Prabhakar on working in the Hindi web series ‘Bambai Meri Jaan’

“Finally, I have entered the underworld,” Dinesh Prabhakar says with a laugh. The actor has often talked about how he landed in Mumbai (then Bombay) to “see the underworld and be a part of it,” dropping out of college, inspired by the Malayalam movie, Aryan. “Even though that didn’t happen in real life, I have … Read more

‘Bambai Meri Jaan’ series review: An uneasy take on Mumbai mafia that blurs the line between the good and the evil

A still from ‘Bambai Meri Jaan’ Led by the inimitable Kay Kay Menon, Bambai Meri Jaan is a long, meandering exposition of the rise of organised crime in the business capital that questions the idea of crime and punishment Fans of Pinki and Billoo would remember that, in the 1980s, suddenly, comic digests appeared in the market … Read more

‘Bambai Meri Jaan’ trailer: Avinash Tiwary and Kay Kay Menon clash in this crime saga

Avinash Tiwary and Kay Kay Menon in ‘Bambai Meri Jaan’ Kay Kay Menon and Avinash Tiwary play father and son on opposite ends of the law in Amazon Prime Video’s new period crime drama series, Bambai Meri Jaan. Produced by Farhan Akhtar-led Excel Entertainment, the 10-part series is based on a story by crime writer … Read more

‘Bambai Meri Jaan’ gets premiere date on Prime Video

‘Bambai Meri Jaan’ is created by Rensil D’Silva and Shujaat Saudagar  Amazon Prime Video on Monday announced the premiere date of its new India original series, Bambai Meri Jaan. Produced by Excel Media and Entertainment, Bambai Meri Jaan is a 10-episode crime drama series based on a story by S. Hussain Zaidi. It is created … Read more