Close to the heels of Jeff Bezos' India visit, Amazon Prime Video announced 14 originals with a video presentation. So apart from  new seasons of old originals, there were a host of new series as well including Dilli. The teaser looked damn fetching with a suave Saif Ali Khan in it along with Sunil Grover and Diana Penty.  Dimple Kapadia too apppeared in one of the scenes standing next to a podium. That got us thinking, what is this series that we knew nothing of. We did some digging. Abhishek Bachchan’s Breathe 2, Mirzapur 2, Saif Ali Khan’s Dilli Teasers Out, Amazon Prime Video India Announces 14 Originals

Dilli is directed by Abbas Ali Zafar with Saif Ali Khan in the lead. Now when searched about Zafar and Khan's collaboration, we landed on stories that talked about a political show called Tandav. Saif has talked about it a lot. So in all probability the series has been renamed as Dilli.

Now coming to its storyline, Bollywoodhungama quotes Saif Ali Khan saying, "It is a show based on politics and is set on a massive scale. I don’t want to use American examples, but it’s along the lines of House Of Cards, although set within the framework of Indian politics. The plot takes into account various factions like Dalit politics and UP cops and the whole nexus between them."

Saif also elaborated a bit about his character which will be something similar to a Chanakya-like youth leader 'who comes from a privileged background and aspires to become the Prime Minister.' Well, our guess is good as yours on who could that be.

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