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Director Shiv Rawail on The Railway Men: “There is no imagery or footage of that night; everything had to be recreated”

en Bollywood News Director Shiv Rawail on The Railway Men: “There is no imagery or footage of that night; everything had to be recreated”

Inspired by true stories, this gripping series features a stellar ensemble cast, including R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyenndu, Babil Khan, Juhi Chawla, and Mandira Bedi.

Netflix & YRF Entertainment’s tentpole series, The Railway Men is a thrilling tale of heroism, hope & humanity. The 4-part mini-series that premiered on November 18, is a runaway success story riding on unanimously positive reviews from media & audience across the world! In fact, The Railway Men has topped global charts for around three months now!

Director Shiv Rawail on The Railway Men: "There is no imagery or footage of that night; everything had to be recreated"

Director Shiv Rawail on The Railway Men: “There is no imagery or footage of that night; everything had to be recreated”

Director Shiv Rawail, a director that YRF has launched with the series, reveals how there is no imagery or footage from the night when the deadly gas leaked in Bhopal and killed scores. He says everything depicted in the series had to be re-created and re-imagined to show people how horrific the tragedy was for people residing in Bhopal.

Shiv says, “When we were doing the research we realised there is no imagery or footage of the night. So, everything had to be recreated by us. We have to make it believable for you. So, the world has to look like it belonged to that night. First, we wrote the film script, which was like 130-140 pages. Then we were like what if we have to make into a feature film, we would have to remove a lot of elements!”

He adds, “That is when Adi Sir (Aditya Chopra), Ayush Gupta ( Writer ) and myself found ourselves losing things we really loved. That is when Adi sir suggested why don't we do this as a show. And there it was, YRF was looking to step into streaming!”

The Railway Men is the first from the partnership between Netflix & YRF Entertainment. It is a story of extraordinary heroism demonstrated by the employees of the Indian Railways in Bhopal on the fateful night of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy! These self-sacrificing individuals rose against all odds and put their lives at risk to save fellow citizens while battling an invisible enemy in the air.

Inspired by true stories, this gripping series features a stellar ensemble cast, including R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyenndu, Babil Khan, Juhi Chawla, and Mandira Bedi, among others.

ALSO READ: The Railway Men director Shiv Rawail: “The archival footage & images used throughout the show have resulted in how The Railway Men has impacted people globally”


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