Nawazuddin Siddiqui says it was an “overwhelming experience” for him to work with director James Watkins for the drama series McMafia. Nawazuddin on Saturday shared a photograph of himself along with Watkins, who has previously helmed films like The Woman in Black. “It was an overwhelming experience working with James Watkins (director) and Hossein Amini (writer) for McMafia. The excitement continues to Croatia,” Nawazuddin captioned the image.
The drama series, which stars James Norton, is set in the international world of organised crime. Co-produced by AMC, BBC and Cuba Pictures, in association with Twickenham Studios, McMafia is created and written by Oscar-nominated screenwriter and film director Hossein Amini and Watkins, who will be directing all eight episodes, reports deadline.com.
It ws an overwhelming experience working with James Watkins (Dir) & Hossein Amini (writer) for Mac Mafia
The excitement continues to CROATIA pic.twitter.com/Rz9Mv4QbC6
— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) December 24, 2016
The series is inspired by Misha Glenny’s 2008 best-selling book of the same name. On the Bolywood front, Nawazuddin is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming film Raees starring superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Directed by Rahul Dholakia, Raees will be hitting the screens in January 25 along with Hrithik Roshan starrer Kaabil.