R. Madhavan who will next be seen in the mini streaming series The Railway Men spoke about his character as Rati Pandey who is seen as a man of conviction and commitment in the new character promo of the show.
In the series, Madhavan plays the General Manager of Central Railways who handled operations during the infamous 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, trying and figuring out a way to evacuate the residents of Bhopal.
At the time of disaster, the short promo shows him fearless enough to take on the life-threatening task of handling evacuation, as the air has turned toxic due to the gas leak.
Narrating the incident, Madhavan said,“There has been a leak at the Union Carbide factory. The whole city is choking. In such a dire time, only a fool would go to help, or a loved one.”
One of the worst disasters in history and the worst industrial catastrophe, the Bhopal Gas tragedy was caused by a gas leak at the Union Carbide factory which caused over an estimated 2,000 people to die in Bhopal due to the toxic gas.
Apart from that, an unknown number died due to complications after surviving the leak. As over 6,000,000 were affected by this leak.
Directed by Shiv Rawail, the four-episode mini-series stars Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Babil Khan, and Divyenndu in pivotal roles. The Railway Men produced by YRF, will be released on Netflix on November 18.