The Family Man is a forthcoming 10 episode Hindi web series on Amazon Prime. The web series is said to star Manoj Bajpayee in the lead along with The Girl In Me famed Shreya Dhanwanthary, Slumdog Millionaire famed Sharib Hashmi, Paruthiveeran famed Priyamani, Charlies famed Neeraj Madhav, Aasma famed Sunny Hinduja and Boichek famed Sharad Kelkar as others who are gonna join him in the series. The series is directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK. Manoj Bajpayee is an acclaimed and award-winning actor and bagged cheered accolades like National Film Award and Filmfare Award for his admirable performance in the films.
Bajpayee is to portray a National Intelligence Agency’s cell agent who has to shield his country from terrorist and his family also from the consequences of his secretive, high-pressure and low pay job and the series is based on paying eulogy and appreciation as in tribute to the everyday heroes whose sacrifices go unsung. The makers have shared that the series is about a middle-class person who is a world-class spy. Most probably Priyamani will be seen as Bajpayee’s wife. Sources also shared that before Bajpayee, Akshay Khanna was asked to feature in the series but he quoted a high price for it so the makers approached Manoj Bajpayee.
Bajpayee said in a statement to trade magazine Variety, “There is a lot of content out there for people to watch, so it becomes essential for us to not only make our series sincerely and sensitively but also to tell a unique story — something that concerns the common man and his uncommon life with his extraordinary struggle.” The Family Man is said to stream in 2019 and will be available in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Inside Edge is also to come up with its second season in 2019. “The show is an edgy drama-action series with a touch of wry humour, drawing from real incidents, which we Indian and global audiences will love. It strikes a balance between middle-class slice-of-life and action-drama,” said Raj and DK, who are backing the series through their production company D2R Films.