Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor-starrer The Night Manager emerges as most watched series

Friday, 7 July 2023 (11:14 IST)
Mumbai: Bigger, Better, Bolder- The Night Manager (Part 1 and 2) emerges as the most watched series across all Hotstar Specials on Disney+ Hotstar.
The biggest showdown of the year between the two high-powered characters of the series - ‘The notorious arms dealer Shelly Rungta and An accidental spy Shaan Sengupta’ created an impact nationwide.
A Hindi-language adaptation of John le Carré’s novel “The Night Manager” produced by The Ink Factory and Banijay Asia, the series is created and directed by Sandeep Modi and second director Priyanka Ghose. The series is wrapped in lavish drama, picturesque sights and features the eclectic talent including Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Tillotama Shome, Saswata Chatterjee and Ravi Behl, according to media release.
Gaurav Banerjee, Head - Content, Disney+ Hotstar & HSM Entertainment Network, Disney Star, said, “We are thrilled with the performance of The Night Manager; it is now the most successful show of the year on Disney+ Hotstar. Powerful performances, immense drama, and stunning production values have made the show a fan favourite. Fans were eagerly waiting for the second part of the show and we are glad that it met their expectations."
Deepak Dhar, Founder & CEO, Banijay Asia, said, “We are thrilled with the performance of one of our biggest shows for the year - The Night Manager. Powerful performances, immense drama and amazing production values have made the show a fan favourite. We are grateful to our audience and hope this fandom continues to grow stronger.”
Creator and Director, Sandeep Modi added, “The Night Manager is a fruit of our love and labour of over 3 years, I am grateful to witness the fandom and appreciation it has received amongst the audiences and the industry. The entire crew and cast has worked extremely hard to fulfil the vision I have had for the show and I am immensely proud and elated that it is the most watched series ever for Disney+ Hotstar in such a short span.”
Anil Kapoor aka Shelly Rungta said, “I have thoroughly enjoyed exploring the character of Shelly Rungta and what he brings to the table with his aura and power. We have been receiving immense appreciation from our industry friends, family and fans. Kudos to the entire team for the success of the series.”
Aditya Roy Kapur aka Shaan Sengupta said, “The Night Manager has emerged as the most watched series on the platform and it is big a moment of happiness for all of us. The team has worked extremely hard and to see that the efforts have paid off, feels incredible. Shaan Sengupta is one character that will always be close to my heart.” (UNI)

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