'Lalbazaar': Ajay Devgn teases upcoming ZEE5 crime thriller series
Bollywood star Ajay Devgn has shared the teaser of an upcoming ZEE5 crime thriller web series titled Lalbazaar. Set in Kolkata, the show features Kaushik Sen, Sabyasachi Chakraborty and Sauraseni Maitra in lead roles. It has been directed by Sayantan Ghosal. Sharing the teaser, Ajay tweeted, "Karobaar chaahe mujrimon ka ho, Lekin Sikka aur insaaf Lalbazaar Police ka hi hoga. Ho jao taiyaar!"
What is the teaser all about?
The teaser showcases gritty crimes being committed in the dark lanes of Kolkata, while Ajay's voice-over tells us, "Life is so wretched. It has turned humans into a beast, and that beast turned this city into a place where crime is the biggest trade." "But the only successful trader is the law. Fearless police will bring these criminals to justice," he adds.
Here is Ajay's tweet
Ajay has long been associated with cop movies
Ajay has long been associated with projects that celebrate the bravery of the police force. He is also a part of Rohit Shetty's popular cop universe, where he plays the role of DCP Bajirao Singham. Sharing his thoughts on playing such characters, Ajay recently said in a statement, "I have always enjoyed playing characters where good triumphs evil."
'The show also focuses on the human side of cops'
Ajay added he considers himself lucky to be playing character in uniform. Opening up about the upcoming series, he said, "While the web series talks about crimes committed and being solved, it also focuses on the human side of the lives of the police squad and allows audiences to get a glimpse into the lives of those who protect them 24/7."
'Lalbazaar' to release on June 19
Lalbazaar will stream on ZEE5 starting Friday, June 19. Meanwhile, the streaming service continues to add original films and shows to its collection. It recently premiered two major movies, viz. Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer Ghoomketu and Vinay Pathak-starrer Chintu Ka Birthday.