SonyLIV in association with Applause Entertainment presents ‘Tanaav’, the Indian adaptation of the Israeli hit series ‘Fauda’
A famous saying goes: “In the search for truth, one must understand both sides of a story”.
tuesday june 14: Applause Entertainment, the content studio of the Aditya Birla Group is ready to reinvent and tell a story of conflict and struggle, with the Indian adaptation of the globally acclaimed Israeli drama series “Fauda”. Hailed as one of the best Israeli shows, the Indian version of Fauda, produced by Applause Entertainment in association with Applause Productions, is titled “Tanaav” (meaning: tension, chaos, stress). Directed by national award-winning director Sudhir Mishra and co-directed by Sachin Mamta Krishn, Tanaav will stream exclusively on SonyLIV.
Set in the idyllic setting of Kashmir in 2017, Tanaav tells the story of a special covert operations unit and their bravery and courage. Delving into the human drama behind ideologies, dealing with complex emotions and flawed characters, who all share the same feelings of love, loss, betrayal and revenge, Tanaav is a socio-political action drama centered on family.
Shot extensively in real-life locations in Kashmir over 100 days, this fast-paced drama is told in 12 gripping episodes. The stellar cast is an eclectic ensemble of incredible actors and performers, played by none other than Mukesh Chhabra. The show features Manav Vij, Sumit Kaul, Rajat Kapoor, Shashank Arora, Arbaaz Khan, Zarina Wahab, Ekta Kaul, Waluscha D’souza, Danish Hussain, Satyadeep Mishra, Sukhmani Sadana, Sahiba Bali, Amit Gaur, Arslan Goni, Rockey Raina , MK Raina, Sheen Dass, Aryaman Seth among others in prominent roles.
Created by Avi Issacharoff & Lior Raz and distributed by yes Studios, Fauda has garnered huge international acclaim and is considered one of the best shows made in a foreign language. While staying true to the original format, its Indian adaptation Tanaav has been revamped for a wider Indian and global audience.
Danish Khan, EVP & Business Head, Sony Entertainment Television, SonyLIV & StudioNext at Sony Pictures Networks India said, “’Tanaav’ reaffirms our commitment to delivering gripping and entertaining stories of depth and substance. With its gripping storyline, cinematography, and stellar cast backed by Applause Entertainment and Sudhir Mishra, Tanaav will resonate with our viewers.
Sameer Nair, CEO of Applause Entertainment, said, “A global sensation, ‘Fauda’ has always been a story waiting to cross borders and be adapted into a new setting. We at Applause Entertainment find it extremely gratifying to bring drama of this caliber to Indian audiences, offering a fresh perspective to human stories depicting all sides of the conflict. With filmmakers like Sudhir Mishra and Sachin Krishn at the helm, backed by a stellar cast and talented writing, creative and production teams, we are thrilled to partner with SonyLIV to bring this show to the world. This partnership only strengthens our already strong relationship with SonyLIV after successful collaborations on Scam 1992, Avrodh, Undekhi and Your Honor.
Sudhir Mishra said, “Applause Entertainment discovers some of the best international stories to reimagine and adapt for Indian audiences. As a filmmaker, ‘Tanaav’ has allowed me to explore a variety of characters and dive deep into their psyches. “It’s a true Indian story woven into an intertwined action drama that highlights human emotions and the dilemmas they face. I can’t wait for audiences to watch Tanaav, which will launch soon on SonyLIV.”
Avi Issacharoff, co-creator of the Israeli series Fauda said: “We are very happy and proud to hear about Tanaav, the Indian version of Fauda. It is a real honor for us to learn how Fauda managed to touch the hearts of so many people from all walks of life. in the world and particularly in India.”
About Applause Entertainment:
Applause Entertainment is a leading content creation and intellectual property studio specializing in premium drama series, films, documentaries and animated content. An Aditya Birla Group company, headed by media veteran Sameer Nair, the studio has produced and released popular series across genres and languages that include shows like Rudra: The Edge of Darkness, Bloody Brothers, Criminal Justice, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, hostages who moved on to new landmarks. Currently in production, a solid slate of theatrical and live-action films including Sharmajee Ki Beti, Iftikhar and more. Applause’s feature debut, The Rapist, directed by Aparna Sen, recently won the prestigious Kim Jiseok Award at the 2021 Busan International Film Festival. Applause has partnered with leading platforms like Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Sony LIV, MX Player, ZEE5 and Voot Select for his creative output.
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