Ekta Kapoor revives web series 'The Test Case' starring Nimrat Kaur

Sep 02, 2017, 10:00 IST | Mohar Basu

Ekta Kapoor has decided to resurrect her ambitious web series 'The Test Case' with Nimrat Kaur, director Nagesh Kukunoor apparently given the boot from war drama

Ekta Kapoor
Ekta Kapoor

Ekta Kapoor's ambitious web series, 'The Test Case', which is based on the Indian Army, failed to enjoy a successful run, with the makers reportedly pulling the plug on the show after one episode. mid-day had earlier reported that creative differences between director Nagesh Kukunoor and Kapoor had been cited as reason to bring the show to a halt. Now, we hear, the team of 'The Test Case' has decided to resurrect their pet project.

Nimrat Kaur from the show
Nimrat Kaur from the show

A source says that Kukunoor has been shown the door, with Dangal (2016) assistant director Vinay Waikul being appointed to helm the Nimrat Kaur-starrer. A unit hand adds, "While the city was battling with the deluge on Tuesday, the actors shot for the show. Nimrat, who sustained a leg injury on the set, also continued shooting. A major chunk of the narrative is being re-written and Ekta is being much more involved this time around."

Nagesh Kukunoor
Nagesh Kukunoor

In an official statement, producer Deepak Dhar, MD & CEO Endemol Shine India, said, "We're happy that the production of The Test Case is on in full swing. It's a show that is close to us."

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