The second season of their fashionable net sequence The Household Man positive marks a primary for the filmmaker duo of Raj and DK. “We now have not been the ‘sequel sort of individuals’ till now. The Household Man season 2 is actually the primary time that we’re persevering with one thing from the place we stopped. We should get round to doing extra sequels quickly, I suppose,” says Krishna DK, who prefers going by the title DK within the skilled circuit, about co-helming the extension of a narrative on display for the primary time.
The second season of their 2019 espionage motion thriller sequence premieres on June 4. Manoj Bajpayee returns within the starring position of NIA agent Srikant Tiwari, together with Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi, Sharad Kelkar, Sunny Hinduja and Shreya Dhanwanthary in pivotal roles.
The casting that notably appears to excite Raj and DK is of South actress Samantha star, who makes her digital debut because the antagonist within the new season. She performs a terrorist named Raji.
“Samantha brings an entire new flavour to The Household Man as a result of she is enjoying one thing she has by no means performed earlier than, a totally 180-degree distinction to what she has executed earlier. She brings in a really power-packed feminine character that’s means stronger than individuals would suppose. She brings in a extremely robust punch to the story,” says Raj Nidimoru concerning the season’s spotlight casting.
He provides that there wasn’t a lot scope to watch season one’s reception to be able to change the brand new season. “We had began capturing and writing (season two) even earlier than season one got here out. So, we didn’t have to fret about writing it based mostly on response. We had been effective besides possibly like a 5 per cent tweak,” Raj reveals.
Whereas not a lot is being revealed concerning the story of the second season, Raj and DK, who hail from Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, inform you the setting is a area they’re “sort of accustomed to”.
“Season two is extra private and much more intense. Season two can be sort of nearer to coronary heart as a result of the main target shifts to a area we’re sort of accustomed to,” Raj says.
The setting and the storyline will usher in novelty however the director duo has ensured the tone of the present stays the identical. “The tone and intention of season one is true to season two — primarily, that’s the spirit of the present. It’s simply that as a result of the story strikes to a special area of India, the realities of that area come to mild. The assorted parts together with the politics of the area, involves mild,” DK says of the present, which returns on Amazon Prime.
Will there be extra seasons of the sequence after the second? “We now have numerous tales (for extra seasons) however it’s as much as the platform, as much as Amazon, to determine when and what to do,” Raj grins.
For now, their fast focus after the launch of season two of the sequence is their pending initiatives. There’s a sequence developing with Shahid Kapoor, plus a few movie assignments.
“We now have a few movies we had been planning on doing earlier than the pandemic hit, so now we try to select up the items and work out how, when and all that stuff,” Raj sums up.