After 5 a long time of big-screen leisure, Yash Raj Movies has forayed into the OTT house with the online collection, titled The Railway Males. Directed by Shiv Rawail, the present stars Kay Kay Menon, Babil Khan, R Madhavan, Divyenndu and an ensemble. The collection premiered on Netflix at this time. The Railway Males has opened to a majority of optimistic critiques. Right here`s figuring out what the present is all about.
The Railway Males is a 4-episode miniseries produced by YRF and put up their current collaboration with Netflix, the present launched on the OTT large at this time. The collection is ready within the interval of the most important industrial catastrophe, the Bhopal Fuel Tragedy. A chemical accident on the Union Carbide India Restricted (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, in 1984 modified the course of historical past. Lacs of individuals misplaced their lives attributable to publicity to the extremely poisonous fuel, methyl isocyanate (MIC).
The collection revolves round Bhopal Junction’s station grasp Iftekaar (Kay Kay Menon), his latest recruit Imad (Babil Khan), who’s a former Union Carbide employee, a practice thief Baldev (Divyenndu), Railways worker Rati Prasad (R Madhavan), Railways Ministry bureaucrat Rajeshwari (Juhi Chawla), journalist Kumawat (Sunny Hinduja) and Union Carbide supervisor Kamruddin (Dibyendu Bhattacharya).
The Railway Males attracts inspiration from an actual incident that passed off at Bhopal Railway station and the way a bunch of individuals together with, then deputy station superintendent (DSS) Ghulam Dastgir stopped Bhopal-bound trains at faraway stations and the early flagging of Mumbai-Gorakhpur Specific to stop lack of lives as a result of fuel leak.
In keeping with reviews, Kay Kay Menon`s character is loosely based mostly on Dastgir, who misplaced his life in 2003 owing to well being issues arising out of the poisonous fuel he inhaled. There have been a number of deaths reported on the railway station as properly.
10 years in the past, a biopic on the Bhopal Fuel Tragedy was launched. It was titled Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain. Whereas The Railway Males is a narrower take a look at the tragedy, the biopic explored the occasions that led to the fuel leakage and the tragedy. Stories declare that those that witnessed the tragedy and are nonetheless alive have been affected by numerous well being points.