Jitendra Joshi wowed everyone with his performance as Katekar in the Netflix Original Sacred Games. Jitendra is out of the limelight since then. But he will soon make his mark once again in the Red Chillies production for Netflix, the Netflix Original Horror series, Betaal.
IHC got it hands on the rushes and has all the deets you’d like to know about Betaal. And ther’es some surprising newse – Jitendra Joshi plays one of the antagonists in the web series. That’s correct, the person who played one of the most endearing characters in recent history plays the antagonist.
In fact, Jitendra’s character seems to be the main antagonist. He plays a contractor who will stop at nothing to evacuate a village and pull down a tunnel – the tunnel that the villagers don’t want to open.
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In Betaal, Jitendra Joshi gives proof that he’s an amazing actor right in the rushes. In Sacred Games, the aced the character of a Maharashtrian havildar. Jitendra’s character is from the South and he has aced the accent as well as mannerisms. That’s known as getting into the skin of the character, something very few actors can do. With this performance, Jitendra gets his name right in the leagues of Naseeruddin Shah, Kay Kay Menon and Sanjay Mishra.
Betaal is a Netflix Original horror webseries, the brainchild of Patrick Graham. Graham has earlier given us the webseries Ghoul. Bloody Disgusting recently listed Ghoul in their bingeable list, the only Indian webseries to make that list. Shah Rukh Khan has already started a unique promotion. He has invited everyone to make a horror movie during the lockdown.
Meanwhile, Betaal hits Netflix on May 24.
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