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Jaideep Sahni to write, create Yash Raj Film’s second digital series

The writer-lyricist has boarded YRF Entertainment, the digital venture of Yash Raj Films

Published: 22nd January 2022
A still of writer Jaideep Sahni

Writer Jaideep Sahni (Chak De! India, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Rocket Singh) will be an exclusive creator for YRF Entertainment, Yash Raj Films’ newly-floated OTT venture. 

Jaideep will write and create YRF Entertainment’s second digital series. The banner's first, The Railway Men, about the heroes of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, is under production. 

A source informs, “Aditya Chopra wants to create the best of the best shows for global audiences to relish and he wants the best team at the helm of affairs so that genre-defining content can be created out of India. Jaideep Sahni has been roped in by him to become an exclusive creator for YRF Entertainment. Jaideep has always wowed everyone with his scripts and this development signifies that we can expect some of the best content coming out of YRF in the digital space."

Jaideep last wrote Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) for YRF. He also worked as a lyricist on Befikre (2016) and Hitchki (2018).

"It is certain that he will write and create YRF Entertainment’s second digital series," the source continues. "Jaideep will create a genre of his own in the Hindi content space with his first project for YRF Entertainment that is set to roll early next year. Aditya and the team at YRF has been blown away with this sparkling script and we hear casting is going to start now.”

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