Actress Sakshi Tanwar is directing Netflix’s new original series Mai, the trailer of which was dropped on Thursday. In Mayil, Sakshi plays a middle-class mother whose daughter dies in a speeding truck. The grieving mother discovers that her daughter’s death is far from over. The series premieres on April 15. (Read more: Daswi Trailer: Abhishek Bachchan is a proud ‘Jat politician’ inspired by Yami Gautam’s IPS officer to complete 10th class)
She goes in search of answers, runs into gangs, works as a nurse and strikes a few skulls with fire extinguishers. More and more clues make her believe that her daughter was killed in cold blood for a secret that many want to hide.
Mai is produced by Karnesh Sharma of Clean Slate Films and directed by Anshai Lal and Atul Mongia. Starring Vivek Mushran, Wamika Kapi, Anand Vidhat, Raima Sen, Angoor Ratan, Prasanth Narayan, Vaibhav Raj Gupta and Seema Pahwa.
Commenting on the series, director Atul said, “From a young age, my mother used to work until she could not get up before dawn and open her eyes. While engaged in many side jobs, she has lived her entire life for her family, which is not uncommon for Indian mothers. Like my mother, despite many ups and downs in life, Mayu maintains her sanctity by avoiding the world outside her family. But what if her existence goes through a very scary and horrible situation? “
“The focus of the series is on the Chaudhry family of two brothers living next door to each other in the same colony, with wife and children. Our protagonist, Sheel, is the younger brother’s wife. She lives and breathes for herself immediately. And with the bizarre twist of desire, Sheel is thrown deep into the world of crime. The protagonist of Mai has the maiden name of my own mother. Forces organizations to challenge.
Sakshi Tanwar became famous as Parvati, the heroine of Kahani Kar Kar Ki in the early 2000s. He later starred in the film Dungeon with Aamir Khan.