Anil Kapoor & Jeremy Renner team-up for Disney+ Hotstar series ‘Rennervations’

Azha Khan

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Prepare to embark on an inspiring yet thrilling journey as Jeremy Renner is ready to make some Rennervations! Set to premiere on 3rd May on Disney+ Hotstar, two-time Academy Award® nominee and Marvel superhero joins forces with a host of international celebrities in this four-part Original series. One of these episodes is based in India where Jeremy partners with none other than Bollywood icon and ‘Mission Impossible’ co-star, Anil Kapoor. Together, they voyage through the majestic state of Rajasthan to help a community facing a specific challenge that disproportionately affects children and impoverished communities.

Partnered with Uva Jagriti Sansthan (UJS), a grassroots organization based in Rajasthan, Jeremy Renner, Anil Kapoor and a local team of Indian fabricators and mechanics transform a decommissioned Indian jingle truck into a mobile water treatment plant, targeting communities and schools that lack clean drinking water. To stay true to the culture and people, showrunner/Executive Producer of the series, Patrick Costello brought Indian producer, Gaurav Dhingra (Jungle Book Entertainment) to help the production efforts and hire a local crew for this particular episode.

Anil Kapoor described working on ‘Rennervations’ with Jeremy Renner as an enriching experience. He said, “Jeremy is a gem of a person, he has poured his heart and soul into this project. I was so humbled to share this wonderful journey with him. The entire local crew that came together was also brilliant. It was such an enriching experience and I am grateful for it. Working with Jeremy is always a pleasure, and delivering the mobile water treatment facility made it all the more worthwhile.”

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The series takes Jeremy around the world from his hometown of Reno, Nevada to Chicago, Illinois, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and Rajasthan, India. In each location, Jeremy connects with leading organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters, The BASE Chicago, Uva Jagriti Sansthan, and Casa Hogar of Cabo San Lucas to learn about the needs of the local communities. Jeremy and Rory meet with organization leaders to better understand the community’s most urgent needs, then they use what they learned to build something incredible that will have a big impact.

Jeremy’s ‘Rennervation’ team includes Rory Millikin, Jeremy’s friend and business partner, Corey Wardleigh, lead mechanic, Rob “Bender” Park, lead fabricator, along with the build crew Roxy Bonilla, Justin Self and Merri Oswald, Akamu “AK” Whatley, Skiland “Ski” Judd, Ryan Gunter, and Nick Socha.