Purab Kohli hopes P.O.W. rescues Indian TV industry

Rock On actor, Purab Kohli feels, no television channel has attempted something like P.O.W. until now.

By: IANS | Mumbai | Published:November 5, 2016 2:16 pm
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Actor Purab Kohli hopes his forthcoming TV show P.O.W. Bandi Yuddh Ke rescues the Indian television industry.

“If ‘P.O.W.’ does well, it will change the face of Indian television because I don’t think that a channel has ever attempted something like this,” Purab, who has earlier featured in a show like Hip Hip Hurray and has been a successful video jockey, told IANS.

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Purab said, “We would have got the prime slot but because of some intense scenes and some action in it, they can’t show it in prime time slot. There is a big hope that ‘P.O.W.” will rescue the television industry,” he added.

The drama will also feature Amrita Puri, Sandhya Mridul and Satyadeep Mishra.

It’s a an Indian adaptation of the Israeli TV drama Hatufim. It will present the story of two missing-in-action soldiers who return home after 17 years.

While Purab is excited about the show, he is also enjoying being a father.

“Fatherhood is a gift that I wish upon everybody and especially when it’s a baby girl. When you have a child, you stop living for yourself. It’s the most beautiful feeling,” said the actor, who became a father in December last year with his lady love Lucy Payton.

P.O.W. Bandi Yuddh Ke, helmed by filmmaker Nikkhil Advani, will be aired on Star Plus from Monday at 10:30 p.m.