MUMBAI: After a huge success with espionage thriller ‘Special Ops’, award-winning producer Neeraj Pandey of Disney+ Hotstar and Friday Storytellers is all set to expand the Special Ops universe with the gripping backstory of fearless RAW agent, Himmat Singh. Huh. In the last season, Agent Himmat Singh and his cleverness to solve any mission left the audience excited. The teaser release of ‘Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story’ takes viewers back to where it all began for the young RAW agent.
The extremely talented actor Kay Kay Menon is once again seen reprising his role of Himmat Singh. The upcoming Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story takes place in 2001 and traces Himmat Singh’s formative years to how he uses his wits and wits for a high-impact operation. The action packed series will see a stellar cast including Aftab Shivdasani, Adil Khan new talent Aishwarya Sushmita, Maria Ryaboshpaka along with Gautami Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Parmeet Sethi, KP Mukherjee among many others.
Talking about this new universe, Neeraj Pandey, Director, Special Ops 1.5 says, “We have always envisioned Special Ops as a multi-layered franchise, leveraging on innovation in characters, scale and format. We are excited to expand this universe with ‘Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story’ on Disney+ Hotstar ahead of the second season.”
Producer Sheetal Bhatia shared, “Maintaining the scale and high-production aesthetics of Special Ops 1.5 was extremely challenging during the lockdown. We hope the audience will enjoy the show as much as we enjoyed making it.”