Amyra Dastur Roped In For Excel Entertainment’s ‘Dongri To Dubai’

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Amyra Dastur Roped In For Excel Entertainment's 'Dongri To Dubai'
Amyra Dastur Roped In For Excel Entertainment’s ‘Dongri To Dubai’

Bollywood actress Amyra Dastur is all set to bag her yer another role in Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s next production venture – Dongri To Dubai being directed by Shujaat Saudagar.

Talking about the project Amyra seems very excited, a daily quoted her as saying, “This came about as most offers do. I got a call from a casting director asking me to come in for an audition. They didn’t tell me what it was about, who was going to be in it or who was backing it. They just gave me a character brief and dialogues to memorize. I did my best and after a few days, I was called back for a second audition because they wanted to check if I could do the scenes in a different way to show my versatility. Everyone seemed happy with my performance and Shujaat called me to the office for a narration. I loved what I heard and then requested the team to send me all the episodes to read before I gave them an official confirmation.”

The digital series revolves around the life of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and captures his early life the big mob bosses at the time and his gang. The series is adapted from Hussain Zaidi’s book ‘Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of the Mumbai Mafia’.

According to the actress, the content and character appealed to her to sign the role. “For me, it’s all about the script and the set-up. This show is adapted from a gripping book that I’ve read and loved! The power-crazed gangsters and world of crime are what interested me the most.”, she further continues.
Produced by Excel Entertainment the series is sent in the 70s and 80s with ten-episode in season one.


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