Poacher trailer: Nimisha Sajayan, Dibyendu Expose Biggest ivory Poaching Ring

Poacher trailer: Nimisha Sajayan, Dibyendu Expose Biggest ivory Poaching Ring
The unveiling of the trailer for the crime series "Poacher" took place at a luxurious venue in the Santacruz region of Mumbai. The trailer offers a glimpse into the brutal and ongoing illegal killing of elephants. Spanning eight episodes, the series delves into the discovery of the most extensive ivory poaching network in Indian history. Renowned Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Richie Mehta, known for "Delhi Crime," serves as the creator, writer, and director of the series. The cast includes key roles played by Nimisha Sajayan, Roshan Mathew, and Dibyendu Bhattacharya.
The trailer depicts a diverse coalition of wildlife guardians, including forest crime fighters, law enforcement officers, and altruistic individuals, united in their determined efforts to uncover the most extensive ivory poaching syndicate in Indian annals. It portrays Dibyendu Bhattacharya's character, the Field Director of the Kerala Forest Department, rallying a team led by Nimisha Sajayan's character to delve into a poaching incident. As the trailer progresses, it underscores the magnitude of the case, revealing a complex web involving drug trade, arms trafficking, and human exploitation.
The series is based on true events, 'Poacher' sheds light on the consequences of human actions driven by personal gain and greed. Talking about the series, Richie Mehta said: "Every story has a hero and when you get to meet the ones who may not wear a cape and yet are fighting against crime and injustice, you are inspired to tell their story to the world. Poacher is my tribute to wildlife crime fighters – the dedicated forest service officers, fervent members of wildlife conservation and protection organizations, animal lovers people who are risking their lives to prevent endangering the animal species due to the personal greed of poachers".
He further mentioned: "I am sure the series will act as an eye-opener in many ways how interdependent and complex the relationship between humans and other species is, and how any negative action can result in an environmental imbalance, leading to dire repercussions". Nimisha described being a part of ‘Poacher’ as a transformative experience.
Giving a peek into her character, she said: "My character is intricately layered, having nuances of a strong-willed forest official with deep empathy and love for wildlife. She is driven to bring the poachers to trial and goes beyond the call of duty to unearth the deep and wide network of ivory smuggling. The series will compel viewers to ponder the irreversible impact of humans' actions on animals and the environment. It is a story that needed to be told, and I am grateful to be a part of a forthright project highlighting such an important issue".
Executive producer Alia Bhatt shared: "Being a part of this project is such a source of pride for me and our entire team at Eternal. ‘Poacher’ is a clarion call to address the grave and heartbreaking issue of animal poaching and illegal wildlife trade. I hope that Richie’s powerful storytelling compels everyone to champion the urgent need for wildlife preservation and encourages us to embrace co-existence with all living beings". ‘Poacher’, produced by QC Entertainment and executive produced by Bollywood star Alia Bhatt is set to drop on Prime Video.
Source: IANS