Brace yourself for a fun ride as JioCinema is all set to offer a musical comedy series like no other- Bajao. The trailer offers a sneak peek into the hilarious journey of three determined filmmakers as they navigate the colorful chaos of the Punjabi music industry, delivering a rollercoaster of laughter, mishaps, and satirical entertainment. Presented by Jio Studios, produced by Jyoti Deshpande, Pragya Singh and Vijendra Sahaani, the series is directed by Shiva Varma and Saptaraj Chakraborty, the same has been written by Nikhil Sachan. With an ensemble cast featuring renowned talents like rapper Raftaar who makes his much-awaited acting debut, Tanuj Virwani, Sahil Vaid, Sahil Khattar, and Mahira Sharma in lead roles. Adinath Kothare and Monalisa will also be seen in the series. The series will stream for free exclusively on JioCinema starting 25th August.
Bajao is an uproarious coming-of-age bromance that follows the hilarious escapades of three young, tenacious filmmakers as they embark on a journey like no other. Navigating the high-octane world of Punjabi Pop music, these spirited creators overcome formidable challenges, confront overexcited artists, and even encounter ruthless gangsters. The series takes an unexpected turn when three friends find themselves entrusted with a bag of 2 Crore Rupees to shoot the comeback music video for Punjab’s most celebrated rapper. However, a night of revelry leads to chaos, and the trio wakes up with no memory, the bag missing, and the rapper mysteriously absent. What follows next is a chaos full of twists and hilarious mishaps.
Raftaar shares, “Making my acting debut with ‘Bajao’ has been a fulfilling milestone in my journey as an artist. It’s a project that resonates with my own journey in the music industry – full of twists, turns, and unexpected surprises. It’s incredible how this series has allowed me to explore a whole new dimension of creativity and storytelling. ‘Bajao’ is not just a show; it’s an out of control adventure that captures the essence of the Punjabi music scene in the most entertaining way possible. The camaraderie and fun on set was infectious, and I hope that translates onto the screen as genuine laughter and entertainment for the viewers.”
Tanuj Virwani shares, “In Bajao, I portray the character of Ved, a guy who balances fun-loving nature with a serious side within the trio of his friends. He harbors aspirations to achieve greatness in life. Working on this show has been a truly special experience for me, as I have thoroughly enjoyed collaborating with the entire team. The camaraderie and dedication we share have made the journey unforgettable, and I can’t wait for the audience to witness the magic we’ve created on screen. Ved’s character has been a joy to bring to life, and I hope viewers will connect with his dreams and determination as they follow our thrilling and entertaining story.”
Mahira Sharma shares, “Joining the cast of ‘Bajao’ has been an electrifying experience that has added a vibrant new chapter to my artistic journey. The series captures the energy and enthusiasm of young people with strong passion and I’m thrilled to be a part of this rollercoaster ride. When I was offered the role for this web show, I instantly fell in love with it. The makers believed that my experience in Punjabi projects made me a suitable choice and I have tried to do utmost justice to my character. We have put our heart and soul into making this entertaining show and I hope that viewers will shower their love and support!”
Sahil Khattar shares, “Bajao is centred on three friends who help a rapper from the northern music industry. The show promises an exciting blend of fun and thrills. In the series, I portray the role of Dhari Puniya, a spirited yet quick-tempered individual who seamlessly blends intellect with brawn. His multifaceted persona lends a captivating layer into the narrative, ensuring an immersive and enthralling journey for our audience. Throughout my involvement in this project, I have found myself wonderfully aligned with Dhari’s character. His wit, sartorial choices, and the very essence of his humor mirror aspects of my own personality which resulted in an organic and deeply enjoyable creative process.”
Sahil Vaid shares, “Stepping into the shoes of Cookie has been an absolute riot! Cookie’s unabashed enthusiasm and boundless energy bring a unique flavor to ‘Bajao.’ He’s that quintessential happy-go-lucky guy who believes in living life to the fullest, no matter how crazy the circumstances become. Cookie’s journey, from film school dreams to unexpected gigs in the entertainment world, is an exciting ride filled with laughter and unexpected moments. Cookie’s character resonates with anyone who’s ever dared to dream, and I’m excited for the audience to experience his zest for life in every episode. ‘Bajao’ is an uproarious joyride, and Cookie is at the heart of the laughter and wackiness that will keep you hooked.”
Embark on a delightful journey into the vibrant and offbeat realm of the Punjabi music industry with ‘Bajao.’ This series offers an uproarious exploration of a world that’s as colorful as it is eccentric, where atrangi characters and suave rappers take center stage!
Gather your desi gang and watch Bajao on JioCinema, starting 25th August.