Times Internet OTT Platform’s Web Series Ikigai to Have an Ensemble Cast
Times Internet’s OTT Platform on MX Player is preparing for its grand entry with an increasing number of original web series lined up for release. Joining the list of the originals, after ‘Hey Prabhu’, ‘Aafat’, and ‘ImMature’, is a web series titled ‘Ikigai.’
Ikigai will be set in the decade of 1990s, and will have a captivating theme and storyline. It is produced by Rajnish Lall, under the banner of Jigsaw Pictures. The director for the web series is Padmakumar Narasimhamurthy, known for writing and directing the film ‘A Billion Colour Story.’
Ikigai has an ensemble cast with several well-known actors as a part of the series. Some of the members of the cast include Mandira Bedi (Eros Now’s Smoke), Neil Bhoopalam (Netflix’s Lust Stories), Naveen Kasturia (SonyLIV’s The Good Vibes), Shraddha Musale (Sony’s C.I.D.), and Rashmi Somvanshi (Zee TV’s Bin Kuch Kahe).
Other than the aforementioned actors, the cast of Ikigai will also feature Ninad Limaye (2012 Marathi film Tukaram), Satyadeep Mishra (Star Plus’ P.O.W. – Bandi Yuddh Ke), Shravan Reddy (Colors TV’s Krishnadasi), Dibyendu Bhattacharya (Colors TV’s 24), Anindita Bose (Zee Bangla’s Raadha), Kaizaad Kotwal (2016 film Airlift), Jayashree Venketaramanan (Amazon Prime’s Breathe), and Purnima.
The web series, Ikigai, is currently undergoing the filming process and is expected to release on the Times Internet OTT Platform in 2019.