Eros International PLC (NYSE:EROS) ("Eros"), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Eros Now, its cutting edge digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform, has launched another original web series,FLESH. A provocative human drama starring an ensemble cast of Swara Bhasker, Akshay Oberoi, Vidya Malvade, Kavin Dave and Yudhishtir Urs, among others, began production this month for an early 2019 release. The series is being co-produced by Siddharth Anand and directed by Danish Aslam of Break ke Baad fame.
The gritty series is set against the backdrop of the global human trafficking industry and how a belligerent cop, played by Swara Bhasker, neglects the law and takes matters into her own hands.
Written by Pooja Ladha Surti, best known for her work on acclaimed films like Andhadhun, Badlapur, Phobia, Ek Hasina Thi amongst others, Pooja has etched yet another captivating narrative around the dark world of human trafficking.
Commenting on the new series, Ridhima Lulla, Chief Content Officer, Eros Group said, "We continue to expand on our focus of providing a unique experience in the digital world with captivating stories backed by skilled talent. We want the consumers' digital experience to be defined by compelling, extraordinary and unforgettable content. Flesh is a flagship Eros Now show that promises to have the all the gripping elements to hook audiences."
Producer Siddharth Anand, added "It's a definite high point to produce such an incredible series with Eros Now and we want to present a perfect blend of dark reality and entertainment through Flesh. The superb script, cast, genre and drama are the key ingredients that will keep viewers captured till the end".
Talking about her new web series, Swara Bhasker said, "To associate with brave, bold, relevant and impactful characters and projects is a dream for any passionate actor. I am delighted to become a part of Flesh and looking forward to working with this fantastic and talented crew. For the first time in my career, I am playing a cop and my fans will be witnessing a new version of myself in this Eros Now original series."
Flesh will stream exclusively on Eros Now in early 2019.
About Eros Now
Eros Now is Eros International Plc's On-Demand South Asian Entertainment Video Service accessible worldwide to viewers across internet enabled devices including mobile, web and TV. With 11,000+ Movie titles, Music Videos, Television Programming and others Eros Now caters to 128 million registered users and 13.0 million paying subscribers worldwide with the promise of endless entertainment Product features, such as video in HD, multi-language subtitles, movie downloads, and high-quality original drama series differentiate the Eros Now entertainment offering. To see, watch now: www.erosnow.com
About Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 3,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. The Company also owns the rapidly growing OTT platform Eros Now. For further information, please visit: www.erosplc.com.
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