Bambai Meri Jaan: Unmasking the Rise of Mumbai’s Dark Underbelly in the 70s

The long-awaited trailer for the web series “Bambai Meri Jaan,” produced by Farhan Akhtar, has been released. This series features Kay Kay Menon, Kritika Kamra, and Avinash Tiwary in the leading roles. The storyline of the show revolves around a conflict between Dara Kadri (played by Avinash Tiwary), an up-and-coming gangster, and his father Ismail Kadri (played by Kay Kay Menon), an honest police officer. The series is set in the Bombay underworld of the 1970s and delves into the rise of Dawood Ibrahim.

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The trailer kicks off with Ismail recounting the story of how his son, born to an upright police officer, eventually gets entangled in the world of gangsters. While Ismail dedicated himself to protecting Mumbai from falling into the hands of gangsters, his son succumbs to their influence and transforms into a ruthless underworld gangster.

The series also includes Nivedita Bhattacharya and Amyra Dastur in significant roles. “Bambai Meri Jaan” is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Media and Entertainment. Offering more insight into the show, Ritesh Sidhwani previously explained, “Set in the post-independence era, ‘Bambai Meri Jaan’ chronicles the birth of the underworld in Mumbai against the backdrop of a free nation. Viewers will witness a gripping gangster thriller, exploring the classic battle of good versus evil.”

Farhan Akhtar shared the web series trailer on Instagram and wrote, “An honest father, an insatiable son, and the consequences that lie within #BambaiMeriJaanOnPrime, trailer out now.”

The series is created by Rensil D’Silva and Shujaat Saudagar and directed by Shujaat Saudagar. “Bambai Meri Jaan” is scheduled to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on September 14th.

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