ALTBalaji’s The Test Case sparks off a debate with Barkha Dutt

ALTBalaji’s much talked about show The Test Case featuring Nimrat Kaur has sparked off yet another discussion and this time has piqued the interest of the eminent journalist Barkha Dutt, who recently hosted a Town Hall with Ekta Kapoor and the show’s lead Nimrat Kaur to discuss the role of women in combat forces.

The panel didn’t just restrict questions to the role of women in Indian armed forces, but also discussed prominent issues like – gender bias, presence and portrayal of women on screen and within the industry, women empowerment and the phenomenal journey of Ekta Kapoor from Tulsi to The Test Case. Ekta and Nimrat made the event quite engaging by sharing anecdotes of their career and personal life.

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#ALTBalajiOriginal The Test Case streamed on the ALTBalaji app and website on 26th January 2018 and within days of its streaming, the military drama passed with flying colours as Nimrat Kaur wowed the audiences with her portrayal of Captain Shikha Sharma, who looks like she will stop at nothing to make her mark while training to be a commando in the male-dominated Indian army.

The show’s concept, storyline, direction and performances earned a special mention in the critics’ reviews, making it an overnight online success. Welcomed with a massive social media campaign, #WomenInGreen, that was joined by celebrities of the television industry as well as by commoners as a tribute to brave women who serve the country, the series has amassed millions of views in a short time.

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Directed by Vinay Waikul, featuring Nimrat Kaur, Atul Kulkarni, Rahul Dev, Manit Joura, Suhail Nayyar, Annup Soni, Sameer Kochhar, Akshay Oberoi and Juhi Chawla, The Test Case is streaming now on the ALTBalaji app and the website.