Keshet International (KI) has signed a series license deal for its award-winning drama format, Prisoners of War with Star Plus. The Indian adaptation will be produced by Emmay Entertainment and directed by Bollywood director, Nikkhil Advani.

The first season of the format was the highest-rated drama of the year in Israel in 2011, achieving a 37% share (HH). Season two launched on Keshet Channel 2 in 2012, and scored a 40% average share, making it the most viewed drama of the year and peaking with an incredible 47.9% audience share during the season two finale.