aha Studio and Applause Entertainment come together to unveil their first bilingual series- “Half Lion”, a biopic based on the life of Late Prime Minister Mr. P.V Narsimha Rao.
In their endeavour to reach out to a global audience, aha studio and India’s leading content studio Applause Entertainment, a venture of the Aditya Birla Group announced a partnership today to produce four premium bi-lingual Pan-Indian series. Their first offering is an adaptation of the book ‘Half Lion’ based on the life of Shri PV Narsimha Rao, former Prime Minister of India. The much-awaited announcement was made in Mumbai earlier today by Allu Aravind- Promoter aha and Managing Director Geetha Arts and Sameer Nair- CEO Applause Entertainment.
Titled ‘Half Lion’, the web series is based on the book of the same name written by “Vinay Sitapati”. The series will be helmed by National award-winning director Prakash Jha, a filmmaker known for his expertise around socio-political themes such as Gangaajal, Apaharan, Rajneeti and Aarakshan, and most recently, the award winning drama series Ashram, to name a few. Half Lion will release in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil in 2023.