Netflix is bringing a new series to its platform, inspired by true stories of the survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy. The Railway Men, starring R. Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyenndu Sharma, and Babil Khan, is a four-episode series that follows the lives of four railway workers who were affected by the disaster.
The series is set in the aftermath of the deadly gas leak that occurred on the night of December 2, 1984, in the central Indian city of Bhopal. A cloud of toxic gas escaped from a pesticide plant, killing thousands of people and injuring many more. The series explores the impact of the tragedy on the personal and professional lives of the railway men, who had to deal with the consequences of the disaster while also trying to keep the trains running.
The Railway Men is directed by Shivam Nair and produced by Yash Raj Films Entertainment. The show is based on the book The Railway Men: The Forgotten Victims of Bhopal by Yogendra Yadav and Aayush Gupta, which chronicles the stories of the railway workers who witnessed and survived the catastrophe.
The show aims to shed light on the human side of the tragedy, and how it affected not only the victims but also their families and friends. The show also highlights the courage and resilience of the railway men, who faced many challenges and hardships in the wake of the disaster.
The Railway Men is a tribute to the unsung heroes of Bhopal, who risked their lives to save others and to keep the city moving. The show is a gripping and emotional drama that will keep you hooked till the end.
The Railway Men will premiere on November 18, only on Netflix. Don’t miss this incredible story of humanity’s fight in the midst of a tragedy. #TheRailwayMenOnNetflix