With his ambitious new historical drama, Ram Madhvani may be about to test the boundaries of storytelling. According to reports, the highly acclaimed filmmaker, who previously worked on films such as Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Neerja’ and Kartik Aaryan’s ‘Dhamaka,’ would now turn the pages of history for a web series based on the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy.
A source close to the development informed Box Office Worldwide that Ram Madhvani – Director of “Neerja”, “Aarya” series and the to be released Feature film “Dhamaka” is soon getting into production this year with his next original web series based on – Jallianwala Bagh- It is tentatively titled “JALLIANWALA BAGH. THE WAKING OF A NATION “. It is based on research from the Hunter Commission that was formed to investigate what happened in Punjab and especially at Jallianwala Bagh. It is created by Ram Madhvani and is one of the projects he is doing that is to be produced under his banner Ram Madhvani Films.”
Madhvani’s idea was announced not long after Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar has announced his next film, which would likewise be set in the aftermath of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. The film will be directed by Karan Singh Tyagi and will be based on true events, according to the filmmaker.