Farzi Web Series (2023):
Farzi (translation: Fake) is a Hindi black comedy crime thriller television series about counterfeit money created, produced, and directed by Raj & DK. They also co-wrote the series with Sita Menon and Suman Kumar. It stars Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi, Kay Kay Menon, Raashii Khanna, and Bhuvan Arora.
Initially conceived as a film in 2014, Farzi was expanded into a television series by 2019. Principal photography began in Mumbai in July 2021. Filming also took place in Alibaug, Goa, Nepal, and Jordan. Sachin–Jigar and Tanishk Bagchi composed the songs, while Ketan Sodha provided the score. The eight-episode series was released on Amazon Prime Video on 10 February 2023.
Farzi Web Series Information:
|Web Series Name||Farzi|
|No. of Episodes||8|
|Release Date||February 10, 2023|
|Running Time||42–66 minutes|
|Created by||Krishna D.K. |
|Directed by||Krishna D.K. |
|Written by||Krishna D.K. |
|Produced by||Krishna D.K.|
Rahul Gandhi (executive producer)
|Cinematography by||Pankaj Kumar|
|Music by||Ketan Sodha|
|Production Company||D2R Films|
|Distributor||Amazon Prime Video|
|Original network||Amazon Prime Video|
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Farzi Web Series Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
An artist who gets pulled into the murky high stakes of a con job and a fiery task force officer on the mission to rid the country of his menaces in a fast-paced, edgy one-of-a-kind thriller.
Farzi Web Series Cast and Character:
- Shahid Kapoor as Sunny, a disillusioned artist
- Vijay Sethupathi as Michael Vedanayagam, a Special Task Force officer and head of CCFART, an anti-counterfeiting agency
- Kay Kay Menon as Mansoor Dalal, a gangster who works out of Jordan
- Raashii Khanna as Megha Vyas, an officer for the Reserve Bank of India who later joins CCFART
- Bhuvan Arora as Firoz, Sunny’s best friend and partner
- Chittaranjan Giri as Yasir, an employee at Kranti Patrika
- Zakir Hussain as Finance Minister Pawan Gahlot
- Jaswant Singh Dalal as Shekhar Ahlawat, a member of CCFART
- Amol Palekar as Madhav, Sunny’s grandfather and owner of Kranti Patrika
- Regina Cassandra as Rekha, Michael’s ex-wife
- Kubbra Sait as Saira
- Kavya Thapar as Ananya, Sunny’s girlfriend
- Chittaranjan Tripathy as Michael’s divorce lawyer
- Vijay Kumar
- Saqib Ayub as Anees, Sunny and Firoz’s friend and a small-time goon
- Nilesh Divekar as Bilal, Mansoor’s henchman
- Akkshay Gunaawat as Suparn
- Saurav Chakraborty as Mansoor’s henchman
- Armaan Bhanushali as young Sunny
- Vivek Madaan as Arjun Nayyar
- Mrinmayee Godbole as Rekha’s divorce lawyer
- Govind Pandey as MLA Kesaribhai Doshi
- Divyam Shukla as Vyom, Rekha and Michael’s son
- Ashutosh Priyadarshi as Titu Khislu, a Bangladeshi smuggler
- The following actors make cameos, reprising their roles from The Family Man:
- Uday Mahesh as Chellam
- Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari (voice only)
Farzi S1, Episode 1: Artist
To save his beloved grandpa’s printing press from going under, brilliant artist Sunny comes up with an ingenious but dangerous plan. A determined officer, Michael, corners his arch-nemesis, counterfeiting kingpin Mansoor Dalal.
Farzi S1, Episode 2: Social Service
Sunny’s plan works, but there is no end to greed. Michael tries to get an anti-counterfeiting task force sanctioned. Megha’s passion project has no takers among the powers that be.
Farzi S1, Episode 3: CCFART
CCFART is formed. Sunny and Firoz accept a deal almost too large for them. Michael gate-crashes his son’s birthday party. Michael hires Megha, but she steps on a few toes trying to track down the ‘artist’ who made the sandwich note.
Farzi S1, Episode 4: Dhanrakshak
Dhanrakshak is launched. Michael’s attempts to reconcile with his wife only push her further away. Sunny looks for his missing Grandpa, with no help from the inept bureaucracy. Mansoor’s operations are threatened by Dhanrakshak.
Farzi S1, Episode 5: Second Oldest Profession
Sunny cracks the Supernote, Michael gets a breakthrough in Bangladesh. Mansoor wants Sunny to take on a bigger role in his organisation. Megha finally finds someone she might be romantically interested in.
Farzi S1, Episode 6: Cat and Mouse
Sunny has a mole in CCFART. Michael has a mole in Mansoor’s organisation. Sunny adopts a risky plan, “Trojan Horse” to smuggle a huge shipment of notes to India.
Farzi S1, Episode 7: Supernote
Sunny finds himself falling in love with Megha. Megha uncovers an important secret about the Supernote. Michael does something unorthodox to spur Minister Gahlot into action. Mansoor desperately needs to bring the cash into market.
Farzi S1, Episode 8: Crash and Burn
Sunny and Firoz almost get caught. Michael, not one to give up, has yet another plan. Mansoor’s very existence is at stake. Megha is very close to uncovering a devastating truth. Sunny pays a price too heavy for his tryst with crime.