Mumbai Saga director Sanjay Gupta is all set to come up with an interesting crime drama web series based on the life of Baby Patankar, this is India’s Narcos. The Meow Meow Queen aka Baby Patankar will be 10 episodes series. The director is currently in the process of writing the script, and the film will be also co-directed by Samit Kakkad.
Talking about the film, Sanjay Gupta said, “I have been waiting for the right material to come by. Crime being my forte and I enjoy the beat very much. Here is a story that deserves to be told in all its glory.”
To the unversed, Baby Patankar was a domestic worker with two kids and a drunken abusive husband. “She rose from there to create and control the biggest narcotics empire in India. Her case was active till 2015. She was arrested after 120 kilos of MDMA was found in her residence. Our story traces her rise to power, how she took over what was popular presumed as a male bastion, her romance with a cop and how she exploited the relationship. The rivalry with existing drug lords who cut off her supplies, is another facet we will focus on. True stories like these are fascinating.”
According to the sources, It will be co-produced by Bhushan Kumar of T-Series, and the makers are also in talks with a top OTT platform to seal the deal.