Airlift director Raja Krishna Menon to make digital debut with dark comedy

Airlift writer-director Raja Krishna Menon is making his streaming debut with a series of dark comedies for stream giant Netflix. Menon said they're all set to start from May 1, but the novel coronavirus pandemic has moved everything.


by Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

Updated: Apr 24, 2020 09:09 IST

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Dark comedy- Series

The series is a whimsical comedy. I made a movie called Barah Aana in 2009, which was a dark comedy as well. I like this room. Our story is different; it's funny and has little humor. It's totally different from what we've seen until now, "Menon said.

We are writing and researching 2 scripts. Costume and production design happens for the web series. We converse with actors, analyze and create a history for characters, spend time creating characters, etc. We are trying to do more research as we can before moving on the ground, "he added. Menon said that shooting even in August-September seems impossible unless there is a vaccine or a cure for the virus.

There will be some regulations coming up to the industry itself, and the government will also let us know what we need to do. There are other precautions that we will all take. It will be slow,' added the director. Protection Status