Bose Dead/Alive is an Alt balaji originals web series starring Rajkumar Rao as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. This will be Rajkumar Rao’s first web series ever, and his portrayal of a real freedom fighter. Rao has infact started his film career with Alt Balaji in a film called Love Sex aur Dhokha. Rao had a small part in this Dibakar Banerjee film and Bose is his very next time working with Alt Balaji. Hansal Mehta who has been a long time collaborator of Rao serves as a creative director in the web series. Mehta and Rao have previously made Shahid, Citylights, Aligarh and Omerta. Omerta stands unreleased as of yet and will have a premiere in Toronto Film Festival later this year.
Rao is having a fabulous career graph as today a film of his by the name of Bareilly ki Barfi co starring Ayushman Khurana and Kriti Sanon has released to wide public appreciation. Directed by Pulkit, series tells the story of Netaji’s plane crush in August 1945. According to the plot of the series Netaji’s plane crash was only a cover up to spread the news of his alleged death while he was alive.
Story shows more than one decade of Netaji’s personal life and will also show the Indian struggle for freedom from British empire. Navin Kasturiya, who has worked famously in TVF’s Pitchers is also a important part of Bose Dead/Alive’s star-cast. Streaming dates and number of episodes of the show will be announced soon.