ZEE5 recently announced that they will be making an Indian remake of the popular drama TV series Black Widow. Black Widow is a Nordic series which itself is a remake of the 2014 Finnish show Mustat lesket. According to the latest details provided by ZEE5, the Indian remake of Black Widow will star Mona Singh, Swastika Mukherjee, and Shamita Shetty in the lead roles. Recently, actor Sharad Kelkar took to social media to spread the word about the upcoming Indian remake of Black Widow. The actor also promised fans that the web series will be out soon.
Disclaimer: Not a super-hero movie, sorry Marvel fans! But do stay tuned for the Indian adaptation of the famous Finnish Drama #BlackWidows #ComingSoon @ZEE5Premium— Sharad Kelkar (@SharadK7) September 4, 2020
.#BlackWidowsOnZee5 #WebSeries #NewSeries #StayTuned #SK pic.twitter.com/yoChZj3nzb
Taking to social media, actor Sharad Kelkar revealed that he is also involved in the making of the Indian version of Black Widow. The actor wrote that the show was not a superhero movie and he even jokingly apologised to Marvel fans (who are waiting for the Black Widow movie). Sharad Kelkar then told his fans to stay tuned for the Indian adaptation for the popular Finnish drama show Black Widow. He also revealed that the show will release soon on the ZEE5 premium platform.
To make the show, ZEE5 had to make a deal with NENT Studios UK. The Indian version of Black Widow will be a 12-episode series on ZEE5. This adaptation of Black Widow is the eighth remake of the original Finnish show. Previously, the series was adapted in Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania, the Middle East, Mexico, Scandinavia, and the Czech Republic.
Indian Black Widow is directed by Birsa Dasgupta and also features Raima Sen, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Aamir Ali, and Sabyasachi Chakraborty in prominent roles. The show is a dark comedy that tells the story of three best friends who are married to abusive husbands. Disgruntled with their marriage, all three women decide to team up and find a way to kill their abusive husbands. However, their plan fails and one of the three men survives.
The three women then have to find a way to survive as one of the surviving husbands is planning to take his revenge. The whole ordeal also tests their friendship and loyalty to each other. An official release date for the Indian version of Black Widow has not yet been shared by ZEE5.
[Promo Sorce: Sharad Kelkar Instagram]
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