Nawazuddin Siddiqui's 'Haddi' to debut on ZEE5 in September
The revenge drama is directed by first-time filmmaker Akshat Ajay Sharma
OTT platform ZEE5 on Wednesday announced that Haddi, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, will premiere on its platform on September 7.
The revenge drama is directed by first-time filmmaker Akshat Ajay Sharma, who has also co-written the film with Adamya Bhalla.
Haddi explores a "gritty and twisted revenge drama that skilfully exposes the intricate nexus of the criminal underbelly operating throughout the capital city", a press release stated.
Set against the backdrop of modern ruins in the NCR, the film delves into the life of Haddi, a rookie transgender, portrayed by Siddiqui, who comes from Allahabad to Delhi to join a gang of transgenders and climbs up to the top of the criminal food chain to avenge his family who was wronged by a mighty powerful gangster-turned-politician.
Haddi also features filmmaker-actor Anurag Kashyap in a pivotal role.
Ila Arun, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Saurabh Sachdeva, Shridhar Dubey, Rajesh Kumar, Vipin Sharma, and Saharsh Shukla also round out the cast of the film.
It is produced by Zee Studios, Sanjay Saha and Radhika Nanda's Anandita Studios.