Vishal Bhardwaj adapts Agatha Christie’s novel for OTT show
Adapted from Christie’s celebrated novel, The Sittaford Mystery, Sony LIV’s series is directed, co-produced, and co-written by Vishal Bhardwaj.
When the brilliance of the legendary novelist Agatha Christie and the inimitable artistic genius Vishal Bhardwaj converge, they promise a gripping ride of thrills and entertainment. Sony LIV is set to bring an exclusive subscriber-only pilot episode preview of its original detective thriller but it won’t be an ordinary debut, as the pilot episode will take subscribers on an interactive escapade.
Adapted from Christie’s celebrated novel, The Sittaford Mystery, Sony LIV’s series is directed, co-produced, and co-written by Vishal Bhardwaj. In a unique interactive initiative, the streamer invites the audience to be a part of the creative process by co-creating the title of the baffling detective thriller. Additionally, after watching the pilot episode, users can help Charlie (the protagonist) solve the mystery by finding clues and identifying a character to dig deeper.
The series is produced by Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures along with Priti Shahani’s Tusk Tale Films and in association with Agatha Christie Limited. Along with Bhardwaj, the show is co-written by Anjum Rajabali and Jyotsna Hariharan. The series boasts an impressive ensemble cast featuring Wamiqa Gabbi, Priyanshu Painyuli, Naseeruddin Shah, Neena Gupta, Ratna Pathak Shah, Gulshan Grover, Lara Dutta, Chandan Roy Sanyal, and Paoli Dam amongst others. (Agencies)