Abhishek Chaubhey helmed one of the most incredible stories from rural India, Udta Punjab for all the world to see. Now, Chaubhey will direct Dus Assi, a crime thriller set in Uttar Pradesh, which will be produced by Junglee Pictures.
According to the director, the film is set in Wester Uttar Pradesh and will be shot in real locations. He has said that Dus Assi is set in the urban areas of UP, like Meerut, Muzaffarnagar and Moradabad. He also clarified that the series is not set in the rural areas of UP.
There have been very few web series from India that talk about small time crime, and it is time that a well-known director like Chaubey brings something to the streaming platforms. Hungama Digital recently set their crime thriller, Damaged, in Mumbai. Zee 5 set their crime-based web series, 0 KMS in Goa.
Not much is known about the series but with Chaubey’s name now attached to the project, we ca be sure of a riveting project. Chaubey has earlier worked on several films that are the blue print for films based in the North, like Omkara, Matru Ki Bijlee ka Mandola and even Kaminey. His upcoming feature film is Sonchiriya, starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar and Manoj Bajpayee.