First teaser of Shahid Kapoor’s OTT debut Farzi was released on Wednesday by the streaming platform Prime Video and the actor himself on Instagram. Directed by The Family Man repute Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, the upcoming internet series additionally functions Vijay Sethupathi, Kay Kay Menon, Kubbra Sait, Regina Cassandra, Zakir Hussain, Bhuvan Arora, Amol Palekar and Raashi Khanna.
In the short video, Shahid was seen painting on a canvas interior of a studio, whilst searching on the digital camera and announcing, “Meri life ka naya phase. Kya logon ko pasand ayega? Par artist toh artist hota hai, nahi (my life’s new phase, but will people like it? But an artist is an artist, right)?” Shahid then winks looking into the digicam, and as he exits the frame, his colorful painting with the words Farzi written in yellow may be seen.
Reacting to the video he shared with the caption ‘naya saal naya maal (new year, new things)’.
Farzi, directed by Raj and DK, stars Shahid in the lead, with Vijay Sethupathi playing a cop. The official synopsis of the display reads, “A small-time artist working out of his grandfather’s printing press has designed the ultimate con job – a crime uniquely suited to him – and gets pulled into the murky, high stakes world of all that it demands. A fiery, unorthodox task force officer has made it his mission to rid the country of the menace this poses in this fast-paced, edgy one-of-a-kind thriller.
Speaking of his OTT debut, Shahid told an entertainment portal, “The choice to go on to the OTT platform was to interrupt the trend, became to do something unique and challenge myself. I were doing this for almost twenty years, I want to feel challenged and excited… It is an extended form layout. I was excited to peer how I can construct an individual over 8 to nine episodes in the first season. We will see what takes place after that. But that is very different from playing a character which is two hour and pretty much in one stretch. All those things are exciting. I actually enjoyed myself a lot.”