The Railway Men: In the chilling winter of December 1984, India was shaken to its core by the Bhopal Gas Tragedy, a catastrophic event that has since been etched in the annals of history. The Union Carbide pesticide plant released approximately 40 tons of lethal methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas, transforming the city of Bhopal into a haunting graveyard.
Netflix’s latest series, “The Railway Men,” brings this historical event back to life. This gripping four-episode web series features performances by Babil Khan, R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, and Divendyu Sharma. It is a true-to-life depiction of the heroic deeds of those who stepped up in the face of impending doom.
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The Bhopal Railway Junction, in the epicenter of the disaster, became a scene of absolute horror as thousands of people awaited their fate, gasping for breath. It was the unsung heroes of the railway station staff who took the initiative, orchestrating a daring rescue mission amidst the chaos.
Directed by Shiv Rawail, “The Railway Men” tells the untold story of these brave individuals who confronted death head-on, saving countless lives in the process. The series is set to premiere on November 18, so mark your calendars and prepare to be captivated by this tale of courage and resilience.