The flourishing content on OTT platforms has made way for Bollywood celebrities into the digital world. After Saif Ali Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rana Dagubatti, and others, the recent addition to make his debut on digital platforms is the versatile Bollywood actor, Rajkumar Rao. Ekta Kapoor’s OTT platform, ALTBalaji roped in Rajkumar Rao for its web series on Subhas Chandra Bose in 2017.
The Bollywood heartthrob, Rajkumar Rao is essaying the role of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in ALTBalaji’s Bose. Although Rajkumar Rao has played real-life heroic characters in some of his films, he was apprehensive to specifically enact Subhas Chandra Bose. He was quoted saying, “I am too scared right now. It is a huge responsibility to play Netaji.”
Rajkumar Rao, who is also a National Award winner, started his intensive research on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose before essaying the role on screen. He added, “He is a national figure, people love him, I love him. It is very exciting. It’s a web series. But the process is the same no matter if it’s web or a feature film.” ALTBalaji’s Bose: Dead or Alive is an untold story of Netaji, which is streaming on the OTT platform.
Actor Rajkumar Rao invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the special screening of his web series on Subhas Chandra Bose. Taking to Instagram, he requested Modi Ji to honour Netaji at his screening. He captioned, “The legend who has inspired every Indian. The mystery that has evaded us for 72 years. The man who shook the foundations of the British empire.
In the first trailer release of the web series, Bose: Dead or Alive, you can witness Rajkumar Rao make justice to the character of Netaji. The release of the second trailer gives you a sneak peek into Netaji’s mysterious life, his hideouts and networks.
Ekta Kapoor’s web series on Subhas Chandra Bose has beautifully captured the British era. The focus on intricate details, such as costumes, art direction, and casts, ALTBalaji’s Bose: Dead or Alive has done complete justice to Netaji’s life. The entire star cast of the show has essayed pivotal characters, right from Mahatma Gandhi to Jawaharlal Nehru, giving their stellar performances throughout the series.
Along with Rajkumar Rao, Bose: Dead or Alive features some of the talented actors like Naveen Kasturia, Patralekha, Edward Sonnenblick, Anna Ador, and Alexx O’Neill. The phenomenal performance of every actor has worked magic on the screen that garnered immense adulation and success for the web series. ALTBalaji’s biographical web series restores the thriller element and keeps the viewers hooked until the very end.
Directed by Pulkit, the web series on Subhas Chandra Bose is available to watch on ALTBalaji’s OTT platform. To view the show, follow these three simple steps:
- Download the ALTBalaji app either on mobile phones or desktops
- Choose a quarterly subscription of Rs. 100 or an annual package of Rs. 300
- Enjoy the streaming without any interruption and never stop binging