Odisha-born Bollywood filmmaker’s next film on India’s cyber-crime capital



Odisha-born filmmaker Soumendra Padhi, who had won a National Award for his first film – ‘Budhia Singh – Born To Run’, This film is a biopic based on Odisha’s child marathon runner Budhia Singh. Now He is set to come up with his next, he is going to helm a web series that is based on India’s cybercrime capital Jamtara, a small sleepy town in Jharkhand.


The Mumbai-based director has confirmed the news to Odisha Sun Times today, saying the web series has been titled as ‘Jamtara’.


Padhi Said, “It’s (web series) titled as Jamtara, which is considered as India’s cybercrime capital as more than fifty percent of cyber crimes in the country are tracked back to Jamtara.”


He also added “I have had already spent a few days at Jamtara and spoke to local police and youths to know what made the local youths to commit such crimes. More than half of India’s crimes committed by fraudsters posing as bank staff was traced back to this town.



Shooting for the 10-part web series is scheduled to begin from October. The web series has been produced by Tipping Point, a content production arm of Viacom18 Motion Pictures.


Odisha-born Bollywood filmmaker’s next film on India’s cyber-crime capital
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