Jio Studios has announced a new web series, Paan Parda Zarda, set against the world of illegal opium smuggling in Central India, where battle lines are drawn between family and loved ones and allegiances are switched. The gangster drama series has a talented cast which includes Mona Singh, Tanvi Azmi, Tanya Maniktala, Priyanshu Painyuli, Sushant Singh, Rajesh Tailang and Manu Rishi.
The show is conceptualized and produced in association with Reliance Entertainment and Dreamer and Doers Co. Paan Parda Zarda will be co-directed by Gurmmeet Singh and Shilpi Dasgupta with Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, Singh and Dasgupta serving as showrunners. The series is written by Suparn Verma, Vibha Singh, Radhika Anand, Hussain Dalal and Abbas Dalal.
Showrunner and co-director of the series Singh said, “We are excited about starting a brand-new journey with Paan Parda Zarda in collaboration with Jio Studios. The series has a unique colour and texture, it is page turning entertainment with elements of love story, action, and family drama set against the backdrop of illegal opium smuggling in Central India. Developed from an original story created by Showrunner and Co-Director Shilpi Dasgupta, the interwoven relationships are the key to this series, nuanced by a fantastic writing room. We cannot wait to start filming with our phenomenally talented cast and crew.”
Filming for the series began on October 3 and details of the release date and the platform on which the series will stream will be announced soon.