Trojan: A New Assamese Mini-Series on OTT
An Assamese web series with currently prevalent cybercrimes as the core idea.
GUWAHATI: A new Assamese mini web series is now available for viewers of OTT platforms. Named Trojan, it is a nine-episode crime drama series.
Trojan has been described as a first-of-its-kind web series in the slow-burn suspense crime genre in Assamese. It has been produced by Kuheli Dasgupta and Sumit Dasgupta and directed by Dhruva J Bordoloi and Himjyoti Talukdar.
This mini-series showcases the effects of a ransomware attack in the city of Guwahati and how the state police react to the same in order to capture the main perpetrators. Each episode of Trojan takes us deeper into the webs of crime and power in the state.
Director and editor Dhruva J Bordoloi mentioned: "My challenge was to keep the narrative consistent and engaging. I decided on a slow burn treatment where characters and their motivation lead the story steadily without losing the suspense and thrill. Employing believable VFX was one of the important parts as well. I love editing what I direct and Trojan was no different."
Cybercrime is a major modern problem of the modern day across the country. And this is one of the first web series in Assamese dealing with the technical subject. Although the subject is very technical in nature, the plot and cinematography is made to suit the general audience according to the director. Relatable characters and day-to-day affairs are some of the things that the viewers will love to watch on Reeldrama according to the writer Sowrik Datta.
The cast of Trojan includes Surjyasikha Das, Sanjib Sharma, Dhananjay Debnath, Swagata Bharali, Dr Jayanta Das, Debajit Mazumdar, Debajit Hazarika, Mintu Baruah, Jolly Laskar, Akshit Goswami, Padmaraag Goswami, Aparna Dutta Choudhury, Pran Krishna Mahanta, Ashim Krishna Baruah, Atanu Mahanta, Samarjyoti Sarkar, Uddipana Choudhury, Siddharth Boro, Niranjan Nath and Kuldeep Saharia.