Poet, writer and an ace actor Piyush Mishra who is known for his commendable performances in films like ‘Rockstar’, ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ and ‘The Shaukeens’ to name a few has been roped in by ALTBalaji.
However, Piyush who is also a well-known singer will be seen in a very different avatar. The power house performer was recently clicked recording the title track of ALTBalaji’s new digital show ‘Gandii Baat’. The lyrics of the song are quite raw and bring out the real essence of the show.(Also read: ‘Sanju’ Second Poster: This time it’s Ranbir Kapoor as Sanju from the 90s)
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Sharing his experience, the actor said, “Since the concept of the show is so unique, the lyrics and the singing for it also had to be unique. I have paid attention to melody, but my focus has been more on decoding the right meaning of the song. This is the first time that I have sung for a web show, and the experience has been quite amazing. My singing for this song has been mostly influenced by my theatre experiences.”
‘Gandii Baat’ is a show that will explore unusual stories from the rural parts of India, reeks of bold content and has been shot at real locations. Minute detailing has been done on the look of the cast, the show, the dialect and the locations. With this show ALTBalaji becomes the first OTT platform in India to explore the anthology format and each episode will tell a different story about relationships and taboos. It will explore topics that exist in every section of the society but are never spoken about or discussed openly.
Directed by Sachin Mohite of ‘Savdhaan India’ fame, the show stars Anant Joshi, Narayani Shastri, Vikas Verma, Neetha Shetty, Rohit Choudhary, Rajesh Tripathi, Deepika Khanna, Mrinalini Tyagi, Naveen Pandita, Vaibhav Shah, Nirban Goswami among others.
All episodes of ‘Gandii Baat – Urban stories from rural India’ will stream on the ALTBalaji app and the website from May 3 onwards.