CHANDIGARH : Headlined by the versatile & intense Randeep Hooda, Netflix’s upcoming crime thriller – CAT spotlights a parallel narrative spanning across two crucial timelines in Punjab, that shape the fate of one man and his family – Gurnam Singh. CAT is shot exclusively across locations in Punjab and boasts of original sound tracks specially created for the series. The cast – Randeep Hooda, Hasleen Kaur and Suvinder Vicky along with the creator of the show – Balwinder Singh Janjua visited Chandigarh to open up more about CAT and unveil the music of the show.
CAT goes beyond the romanticized version of Punjab and puts forth an authentic story of a brother’s love, remission and espionage. It is the story of Gurnaam Singh who is compelled to become a police informant once again in spite of donning a new identity and moving forward in life. While Gurnaam is not new to this, the stakes are high this time around. To secure his brother’s future, he finds himself plunged into the underbelly of politics, corruption and crime to bust a thriving drug cartel. Is he being used for personal gain in the process? Caught in the crosshairs of betrayal and deceit, will this game of cat and mouse take him down the rabbit hole?
Creator Balwinder Singh Janjua
Speaking about CAT, creator Balwinder Singh Janjua shares, “Coming to Punjab is like homecoming! I would like to thank the people of Punjab for extending all their love and support throughout the filming of CAT and I sincerely hope that they like it. CAT is a very unique story and I am glad we could collaborate with Netflix to bring this story to life. We’ve tried to be as authentic as possible in representing the two timelines that are shown, the language, the sound tracks, the complexities of relationships, and the journey of our characters. Working with the entire cast has been a rewarding experience and I hope the audience appreciates our efforts!”
Actor Randeep Hooda spoke of his experience working on CAT, Actor Randeep Hooda spoke of his experience working on CAT, “It has been a pleasure revisiting Punjab and working here again. We’ve spent a few months shooting across nearly 80 locations in the state and the experience has been nothing short of wonderful. I’ve witnessed the love, family ties, traditions and brotherhood that the communities share here and I’ve tried to imbibe all of it in Gurnaam Singh. He further added, “I am hopeful that viewers will enjoy watching the series and resonate with the story we’ve tried to tell.”