Rana Daggubati, who is riding high on the success of his latest film Nene Raju Nene Mantri, will now try his hands at digital platforms in the form a web series. The web series is titled SOCIAL and is being directed by Shashi Sidugala. Besides Rana Daggubati, SOCIAL also features Naveen Kasturia and Priya Banerjee in pivotal roles. The makers have now released the first look poster of Rana Daggubati from his maiden webs series SOCIAL which will be around a question whether social media is a boon or a bane.
The story of SOCIAL is set in Hyderabad and the 13-episode series will be a story about four diverse individuals who come together to solve the mystery of a missing girl. The show is based on the theme of social media and hopes to make people aware of the reality of cybercrimes and how internet also becomes the saviour. Opening many layers of mystery and thrill, the much awaited series is slated to launch on 8th September.
Presented by Rana Daggubati, this bilingual fiction digital series is being shot in Hindi and Telugu simultaneously. Speaking on the show, the ace actor says, “This is my first digital fiction and I strongly feel that with ‘Social’ we are offering some exciting yet relevant content to our viewers. It is a story that will connect with the digital-first audience and as an actor I am glad to be experimenting with different genres and platforms. Today, social media is a big part of our lives and with this show we are portraying the need to be aware of the reality and consequences of our actions in the digital world.”
Naveen Kasturia, who essays the role of the brother of the girl who goes missing, said, “‘Social’ is a riveting show that explores the prevalence of social media and cyber crimes. This show is carefully created for the digital medium ensuring a captivating storyline for the audience who are open to viewing differentiated content. Working with Rana and Priya has been very exciting as well. While shooting we keep improvising a lot and try to keep the process a bit more dynamic.”
Speaking on the show, actres Priya Banerjee says, ”Digital platforms have a strong impact with their content on millennials and I am excited to make my debut with ‘Social’. I am playing an aspiring actress who knows what she wants in life and has what one needs to make it into the limelight. I really liked the script as it brings together experimental content portraying the many aspects of social media with a fascinating viewing experience.”