The Cannes Ceremony this time will have a Made in India Original category, and the Eros Original Smoke will premiere. Starring Kalki Koechlin, Mandira Bedi, Jim Sarbh, Amit Sial, Gulshan Devaiah, Satyadeep Mishra, Neil Bhoopalam, Prakash Belawadi and others, the series is also one of the last starring roles of Tom Alter. Neel Guhal directs Smoke, which will be available on Eros Now from October 26.
The first look for the series will premiere at MIPCOM and the audience will comprise of the global entertainment fraternity as well as distributors, broadcasters and executives from the global entertainment industry. Eros Originals earlier gave us Sidehero, which starred Kunal Roy Kapoor. That series was a hilarious take on celebrity life and the seemingly ‘first world problems’ that the celebrity face in their lives.
In a media interaction, Ridhima Lulla said, “‘Smoke’ couldn’t be more different from our first series ‘Side Hero’, where we launched our originals with a self-deprecatory comedy, a relatively untested genre. ‘Smoke’ on the other hand is a gritty, dark crime drama portraying the never seen side of Goa. There’s no place in India quite like Goa and the show with its unique take on the paradise state makes for a perfect choice out of India to be launched at MIPCOM.”