Actor Vivek Oberoi will play a character based on Lalit Modi, the first Chairman and Commissioner of the Indian Premier League (IPL), in a 12-part web series. This web series will be helmed by Karan Anshuman, the director of ‘Bangistaan’ and will be produced by Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Entertainment.
The series is titled ‘Power Play’, which will be made with a whopping budget of 75 crore, and will be streamed on Amazon Prime. ‘Power Play’ also features Richa Chadha who will play an actress who is dating a cricketer played by Angad Bedi and who also owns an IPL franchise.
The shooting took off last week in Mumbai and will end in November. ‘Power Play’ is based on the functioning of the hugely popular IPL(Indian Premier League).
Vivek will also be seen in Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Rai’, which is a biopic on former gangster and entrepreneur Muthappa Rai.