A few days ago, production house Brewing Thoughts Private Ltd announced that they were working on a film adaptation of the popular superhero Shaktimaan. The latest buzz suggests that BTPL is also planning to bring another iconic Indian superhero, Captain Vyom, to the big screen. Played by actor Milind Soman, Captain Vyom was the titular protagonist of the 90s sci-fi TV show that was hugely popular among kids and teens.
Show director Ketan Mehta recently told Pinkvilla, “I look forward to our partnership with BTPL to take Vyom forward into the millennium. I hope and wish for this superhero to fly to new heights and distant lands. This franchise, with an intergalactic space adventure at its heart, can also be an ideal platform to showcase the best of our nation’s VFX and CGI talent.
Prashant Singh, co-founder of Brewing Thoughts, added: “It’s a big challenge and a huge responsibility to try something like this, especially in India, but we’re keeping our fingers crossed. This might be the best time. to attempt a space/science fiction”. superhero adventure in our country. Also, it’s great that we’re reliving our childhood – from the 90s – through our planned adaptations of hit Doordarshan shows such as Shaktimaan and Captain Vyom, etc.