Web series’ have become quite a rage these days, especially among the youth. Realising the potential of this new platform, a lot of big names from the entertainment industry have already begun to venture into the digital space and the latest name to join the list is Bhojpuri star Ravi Kishan.
The actor is all set to make his digital debut with Ekta Kapoor’s streaming platform AltBalaji. The web series is a crime family drama and also stars Vivek Oberoi in the lead role.
Welcoming Ravi Kishan, Vivek tweeted, “Welcome bro @ravikishann to ‘The Family’. एक ऐसा परिवार जहां दिवाली गोलियों से मनाई जाती है! साथ में मिलकर धमाका करेंगे Haha! Looking forward to working together! @altbalaji #TheFamily.”
This show is titled A Family, and is a crime drama set in the backdrop of Mumbai mafia land. Vivek will be seen as Sharad Juvatkar in the series.
Sharing his enthusiasm for the show, Ravi said “I am very excited to debut in a web series and what better association than ALTBalaji. The concept of the show is different and not explored much. This is also the first time that I am collaborating with Ekta Kapoor and I am very excited about it too.”
The actor responded to Vivek’s tweet and wrote, “Thanks mate, will be fun working together! #ALTBalajiOriginal.” Ekta too gave Ravi a warm welcome to ‘the Family’ on twitter.
Alt Balaji has been on a roll, churning out back to back hits with shows like The Test Case starring Nimrat Kaur. Rajeev Khandelwal and Surveen Chawla’s Haq Se has also been appreciated by the audience. Before Ravi Kisan, Bollywood starts including Saif Ali Khan and R Madhavan have made their debut on the digital platform.