Applause Entertainment announces a dark thriller drama series – ‘Your Honor’
~Marks the digital debut of actor Jimmy Sheirgill, director E Niwas and producer Sunjoy Waddhwa ~
Close on the heels of successful drama series like Criminal Justice, City of Dreams and Hostages, Applause Entertainment, the content studio from the Aditya Birla Group led by Sameer Nair, announced the completion of their latest drama-thriller, Your Honor. The original Israeli series was created by Ron Ninio and Shlomo Mashiach, and distributed by Yes Studios. Produced for Applause Entertainment by Sphereorigins, the series is headlined in India by Jimmy Sheirgill, known for his powerful performances in several Hindi and Punjabi movies.
Dark, gripping and morally complex, Your Honor is set in Ludhiana, Punjab. It tells the story of Bishan Khosla (Jimmy Sheirgill), a respected circuit court judge, known for his uncompromising honesty, and on the cusp of a big promotion. After his troubled teenaged son Abeer Khosla (Pulkit Makol) is involved in a hit-and-run accident, Bishan is about to turn Abeer in to the police, when he learns who the accident victim is. What happens next is a disturbing downward spiral of events, as Bishan, in his attempt to protect his son, uncharacteristically obstructs justice to cover up the truth.
Debuting in the digital world, the series is directed by National Award-winning Director E Niwas, who has made films like ‘Shool, Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega and My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves.’ Well-known TV producer Sunjoy Waddhwa also marks his digital debut with this project. The series has been beautifully adapted for India by writer Ishan Trivedi, and features – Jimmy Sheirgill, Mita Vashisht, Varun Badola, Yashpal Sharma, Parul Gulati, Suhasini Mulay, Richa Pallod, Kunj Anand, Pulkit Makol and Mahabir Bhullar as central characters.