Director Meghna Gulzar, who last directed Raazi (2018) starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal, will soon endeavor into the world of web series. She will be making a web series on the life story of former Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Rakesh Maria. As per a media source, the director will cover the experiences he had as a cop and the different cases he solved in his career as a police officer. Rakesh Maria has cracked several big cases like 1993 Bombay serial blasts and, Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar twin blasts case of 2003.
Along with this, the former commissioner of Mumbai Police was also the in-charge of investigating the 26/11 terrorist attacks on Mumbai that took place in 2008. He played a key role in the interrogation of one of the terrorists named Ajmal Kasab.
About a web series being made on his life, Rakesh Maria revealed, “I am happy to re-live the journey, especially when piloted by a brilliant and sensitive director like Meghna Gulzar, and a production house of the caliber of Reliance Entertainment’s Phantom Films. More than the nostalgia, it’s also a valuable opportunity to place before the people the extraordinary work of the Mumbai Police when facing tough challenges and working against all odds.”
Director Meghna Gulzar told that Rakesh Maria’s life is a powerful lens that can help one to explore the timeline of crime and terror taking place in the society. She also specified, “The potential of this content is limitless, and that is supremely exciting for me.”
Meghna Gulzar’s web series on Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria’s life!