The 90's popular and first-ever science fiction series, 'Captain Vyom', that gained a cult following, is all set to make a comeback on the digital platform.
The show that aired on DD national featured Milind Soman in the lead role and was quite a rage during its time. It was quite ahead of its time in terms of concept and even pioneered the art of computer animation and visual effects in India.
The show's director Ketan Mehta is all set to relaunch the live-action superhero television series 'Captain Vyom', on digital platforms, reports PTI.
In a statement to PTI, an elated Mehta expressed his happiness and said,
"It has been almost 20 years since this landmark show, was first aired. The show went on to achieve a cult following amongst its viewers, who were then introduced to a show that was much ahead of its time, and in an era when science-fiction and superheroes were unheard concepts not just on television, but also in films"
The show's concept was designed with a futuristic mindset showcasing out of the box themes. The story showed Captain Vyom taking one to the future - 2123, where humans conquer the entire solar system.
Captain Vyom, a space warrior, is assigned the job of arresting 12 deadly criminals, who escape the high security prison in the 'IO', located on the eighth moon of the planet Jupiter.
The series will be soon launched on Youtube, according to the report. It also featured many popular names from the industry, including veteran actor Tom Alter, Madhu Sapre, Rahul Bose and Dino Morea.
Here's the promo of the show: