Farzi, this crime thriller show emerged as the most-viewed Indian OTT show, with 35+ million views by the 25th of March. Farzi was directed and created by Raj and DK, who are also famous for their hit Amazon Prime series The Family Man starring Manoj Bajpayee. They not only conceived and directed it, but they also co-wrote it with Sita Menon and Suman Kumar. Let’s have a peek at the incredible cast of Farzi!
Farzi centers around Shahid, who portrays the role of Sunny, a disillusioned artist. Shahid Kapoor is one of the rare Indian actors who excel in all areas. Thanks to his films Jab We Met and Vivah, people fell in love with his persona and performance. He has also received three prestigious Filmfare awards. He has also appeared in films such as Jersey, Kabir Singh, R.. Rajkumar, and many others. Soon he will be seen in Bloddy Daddy and also make a comeback as Sunny in the second season of Farzi.
Vijay Sethupathi – Farzi Cast
This National Film Award winner needs no introduction, especially in South India. In Farzi, he portrays a Special Task Force Officer named Michael Vedanayagam. He has primarily starred in Tamil films and has few appearances in Bollywood. Vikram, Master, Vikram Vedha, Sethupathi, and many other films are among his works. He will soon be seen in Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan (expected to be released in June 2023).
Kay Kay Menon
Kay Kay Menon, or Krishna Kumar Menon, plays the role of a criminal mastermind in Farzi named Mansoor Dalal. He is the leader of a counterfeit network with roots in Jordan. Kay Kay is a talented actor who has appeared in various films and spoken in languages such as Tamil, Gujarati, Marathi, and Telugu. He has given some outstanding performances in films – Special OPS, Shaurya, Ghazi, Gulaal, and others.
Raashii Khanna – Farzi Cast
This stunning lady plays an RBI (Reserve Bank of India) officer. Megha Vyas, Raashii’s character, later works for CCFART (Currency Fraud Analysis & Research Team). Additionally, she worked with John Abraham in Madras Cafe and has appeared in films such as Villain, Oohalu Gusagusalade (Telugu), Yodha, Sardar, Hyper, and others.
Bhuavn has one of the most fun roles in this series. In the series, Bhuvan Arora plays Shahid Kapoor’s best friend and business partner, Firoz, and assists him in creating counterfeit money. Most Bollywood actors have failed to elevate the hero’s best friend beyond the status of a sidekick. He has primarily appeared in Hindi films and the TV series The Test Case.
Farzi: Plot Summary
Sunny, a poor but talented artist, can effortlessly reproduce any painting, and he works at his Grandfather’s newspaper, Kranti, with his best friend, Firoz. Thanks to the failing business of his Grandfather and all the money they have to pay back, Sunny and Firoz think of various ways to earn money and end up counterfeiting the money. Sunny teams up with his childhood friend and copies the currency illegally but beautifully. He duplicates the details better than machinery, and with the help of Firoz, they print their own money. In their noble yet illegal pursuit, they face challenges from gangsters and a policeman. In this thriller series, many mishappening happens, but no one wants to lose.
Shahid Kapoor, this name is enough to make people go to theaters, but this time it was an OTT show on Amazon Prime Videos that made people go gaga. Shahid Kapoor and Vijay Sethupathi made their OTT debut in Farzi. Farzi is a Black comedy Indian show which released on 10 February 2023. It has eight episodes in its first season, and this mega-hit will return with a new season soon!