The first official trailer for The Night Manager series is out, starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor in the lead roles. The series is an official adaptation of a British series.
The tense thriller, the original was adapted from the 1993 John le Carré novel, the Indian version is helmed by Sandeep Modi, the series also stars Sobhita Dhulipala, Tillotama Shome, Saswata Chatterjee and Ravi Behl.
Anil, who plays the notorious arms dealer Shailendra Rungta, dropped the trailer on his social media, he captioned it, ““A dreaded arms dealer, a night manager and a dangerous game of love and betrayal – it’s showtime! #HotstarSpecials #TheNightManager streaming from 17th Feb only on @disneyplusHS #TheNightManagerOnHotstar #TheNightManagerTrailerOutNow @AnilKapoor @simoncornwell #TessaInkelar #JasperBen @castingchhabra @akashdeep25 #AniketVerma #ShridharRaghavan #AkshatGhildail #saswatchatterjee #RaviBehl #Shantanu #SameerChand #SainiJohray #NMadhusudhan #Akankshaa #FaiyazShaikh #AristaMehta #Akashdeep #ShrenikArora #reshLamba #AdityaRoyKapur @TillotamaShome #SobhitaDhulipala @banijayasia @deepak30000 @imrc_rajesh @banijaygroup @sandeep_modi @priyankaghose13 @Mrinalini_J #ShyamRathi #SohailAbbas @TheInkFactory”
Set across some impressive foreign locales, the trailer shows Shailendra’s vast network of arms smuggling. It then moves to introduce Aditya’s character, hotel night manager Shaan Sengupta, who was first shown stranded in the snow.
Shaan is recruited by Tillotama Shome’s character to spy on Shailendra when he comes to stay at the hotel. Using an opportunity to save his son, Shaan gains entrance. However, Shailendra’s right hand man (Saswata) is not convinced about his true motives. Meanwhile, it seems that Shaan and Shailendra’s wife get closer, complicating matters further.
The drama series will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on February 17.