The web series is directed by Mukul Abhyankar
The trailer of 'Bestseller' featuring an ensemble star cast including Mithun Chakraborty, Shruti Haasan, Arjan Bajwa, Gauahar Khan, Satyajeet Dubey and Sonalee Kulkarni in prominent roles. has been unveiled The Amazon Original series will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 18 February, 2022 in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The gripping psychological thriller is a perfect blend of suspense and drama, which will take audiences on a journey to the dark labyrinth of flawed human nature. It is produced by Siddharth Malhotra’s Alchemy Production LLP and directed by Mukul Abhyankar.
“As soon as I read the script, I found it so exciting and thrilling, that I instantly knew it would make for a fascinating watch,” said Mukul Abhyankar, director of Bestseller. “My experience of working with the cast and crew of Bestseller has been amazing, right from the time I read the script to shooting with this exceptionally talented team, at some of the most authentic locations in the country. I am certain the audience is going to love every suspenseful minute of the series and will be left asking for more by the end of the eighth episode. I am delighted that Bestseller will be reaching viewers in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on Amazon Prime Video.”
Speaking about the series, actor Mithun Chakraborty said, “Lokesh Pramanik, my character in Bestseller, is a unique personality with interesting quirks. I enjoyed playing him with all his eccentricities. I also had a great time working with my talented co-stars on the series; everyone worked really hard to bring their characters to life. I couldn’t have asked for a better streaming debut. I have a lot of faith in Mukul Abhyankar and believe he has done a commendable job in developing an extremely entertaining thriller. Bestseller will definitely appeal to suspense and thriller fans across the globe, and I am looking forward to it premiering on Amazon Prime Video.”
“I am thrilled that Bestseller is my full-feature digital debut”, said Shruti Haasan. “When Siddharth Malhotra reached out to me for Bestseller, I was working on a number of projects and wasn’t sure if I could make this commitment, but the moment I went through the script, I couldn’t put it down. I was hooked to the layers in the story and found my character so compelling, that I just had to do it. I always wanted to enter this space with a female lead story and it was an amazing opportunity to play a character I couldn’t pass up. I have worked hard to prepare for my role and I am really looking forward to seeing the audience’s reaction to the series.”
Arjan Bajwa said, “The story of Bestseller is one that will have the audiences completely riveted – each character is so distinct, played to perfection by the very talented cast, expertly guided by the vision of director Mukul Abhyankar. The entire narrative is so intriguing and well layered. I am quite excited about my role as Tahir Wazir, a successful and assertive writer whose life undergoes drastic twists and turns, when he crosses paths with a stranger. Given the multiple layers to the character, it was a challenging role to play but at the same time a fantastic experience as an actor to portray Tahir. I cannot wait for Bestseller to reach viewers across the world.”
“I was probably the first of the cast to come on board the team of Bestseller as Siddharth Malhotra, the producer of the series, saw Mayanka in me,” shared Gauahar Khan. “The character of Mayanka is very multifaceted. She has complex relationships with those around her and strives to strike a balance in her professional and personal life. She is someone a lot of women will identify with. Director Mukul Abhyankar has dealt with the nuances of my character beautifully.”