Assamese model turned actor Diganta Hazarika has got a chance to act in famous film maker Ashutosh Gowariker’s upcoming telenovela “Everest”on STAR Plus channel. Notably, touted as “the most ambitious project on Indian television”, Everest is set to telecast from 3rd November at 10 pm. Diagnta Hazarika, one of the most prominent actors of the Assamese film industry earlier made his film debut with “Rishang” against Nishita Goswami.
Besides Diganta, the cast of Everest includes acclaimed actors like Suhasini Mulay, Mohan Kapoor, Milind Gunaji, Rajat Kapoor, Kishori Shahane and Manish Choudhary and newcomer Shamata Anchan as the female lead. There will two male leads in the show – actors Sahil Salathia and Rohan Gandotra.
Everest is the story of ordinary people and their extraordinary dreams. It is a story of a majestic mountain versus a mighty heart. Everest is Anjali’s story, a young girl who aspires to conquer her own personal Everest – of getting her father’s love and respect. At the age of 21, she is faced with the biggest conflict of her life and is forced to question her very own existence. To redeem herself and find a place in her father’s heart she decides to fulfill her father’s unfulfilled dream – to summit the greatest and highest of all mountains, Mt Everest.
Directed by Glenn Baretto and Ankush Mohla, the music of the telenovela, which is Gowariker’s television debut as a producer, has been composed by A. R. Rahman. Incidentally, Everest is also the television debut of A. R. Rahman as a music composer.