Crime thrillers have turn out to be the favorite of binge-watchers these days and when there’s a second season on the way in which, followers wait with bated breath. Hostages, an adaptation of an Israeli present by the identical identify, which was launched final yr, gave an edge-of-the-seat expertise to the viewers and now, the second instalment is about to premiere on Hotstar on September 9!
As the tagline of the present goes, khel ab badal chuka hai, the tables have really turned, the place the hunter (Ronit Roy) turns into the hunted. Dalip Tahil, Surya Sharma, Aashim Gulati, Anangsha Biswas and Mohan Kapur reprises their position, whereas viewers will get to see Dino Morea in never-seen-before avatar. Shibani Dandekar will probably be seen as his confederate, whereas Divya Dutta will play the negotiator within the hostage state of affairs. Shweta Basu Prasad will probably be seen an intelligence officer.
Says Ronit Roy, “The second instalment will pick up from where the first season ended. The pace will surely be more, as the stakes get higher. As for the characters, although the dynamics remains the same, circumstances have changed and that will bring some really interesting scenes to the foreground.”
About his position, Dino Morea says, “I never thought I would play an ice-cold assassin. In fact, the character is so grey that I would rather call it black! Killing someone is a profession for this guy and like a professional, he shows no remorse. Also, he likes what he does.”
Although Tisca Chopra will probably be missed, however to fill in her footwear, collection director Sudhir Mishra, and director and DOP, Sachin Mamta Krishn, have added three highly effective girls characters to the combo. Says Divya Dutta, “When I watched the first season, I was like why I was not a part of this show. The same was discussed when Sudhir was chatting with me one day. So, here I am as a negotiator; a petite woman in a sticky situation with men in uniform all around her. I believe women can be great negotiators in day-to-day life as well and, of course, aspects of that have been put into this character.”
Shweta, who performs Shikha, says, “With every scene, a thread is ripped to unveil greater mystery. It was interesting to play an adamant, yet diligent, officer, who is not taken very seriously.”
As for Shibani, “I liked the role personally because even though it is on the negative side, my character is grappling with her own demons.”