Shraddha Kapoor has exciting news for her fans. The Chhichhore actress will shed her girl-next-door persona and step into the shoes of a naagin for a three-part film series produced by Nikhil Dwivedi.
Shraddha took to Twitter to share the news and wrote, “It is an absolute joy for me to play a Naagin on screen. I grew up watching, admiring and idolizing Sridevi ma’am’s Nagina and Nigahen. and have always wanted to play a similar role. rooted in traditional Indian folklore. ”
It is an absolute pleasure for me to play a Naagin on the screen. I grew up watching, admiring and idolizing Sridevi Madam’s Nagina and Nigahen and have always wanted to play a similar role that is rooted in traditional Indian folklore. ?? A ?? A ??@Nickil_Dwivedi @FuriaVishal @saffronbrdmedia
– Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor)
October 28, 2020
It will certainly be interesting to see what Shraddha Kapoor brings to the table as a shape-shifting snake. The trilogy will be directed by Vishal Furia, who directed the Marathi horror film Lapachhapi (2017).
When it comes to ‘icchhadari naagins’, Ekta Kapoor’s Naagin TV series has been quite popular among folklore fans for a number of years now. Actresses like Karishma Tanna and Anita Hassanandani, among some others, were part of the fantasy drama. On the big screen, Reena Roy, Rekha and Sridevi have portrayed shape-shifting snakes.
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