Apara Mehta joins the cast of Zee TV's Jamai Raja
Apara Mehta, known for her motherly roles on TV will soon be back with yet another challenging avatar!!
The lady, well-known as Savita Virani of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi will now be seen in Sagar Pictures’ upcoming show for Zee TV, titled Jamai Raja.
Known to be a take-off from the popular Bollywood flick with the same name starring Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Hema Malini, the show is slated to launch sometime in June (2014).
And Apara, we hear has been roped in to play the pivotal role of dadi to the female lead, Roshni essayed by Nia Sharma.
Says a source, “The show has talented performers in Ravi Dubey, Nia Sharma, Darpan Shrivastava and Achint Kaur. And now Apara will simply be the icing on the cake, as she is a sensational performer.”
When contacted, Apara told us, “I will be able to confirm this to you only by next week.”
Achint and Darpan join Nia and Ravi in Sagar Pictures' next for Zee TV
Good news for all Nia Sharma and Ravi Dubey fans.
The talented duo, as reported in the media, has been signed to play a couple in Sagar Pictures’ upcoming show on Zee TV, tentatively titled Jamai Raja.
The serial is said to be based on a famous Bollywood movie featuring Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Hema Malini with the same name.
Our sources from the set informed that yesterday the makers organized a mahurat puja which saw the presence of both Ravi and Nia. Nia has already started facing the camera for the show while Ravi will start mouthing dialogues in the coming days.
Nia’s character will be called Roshni and Ravi’s Abhi.
Furthermore, we have also learnt that veteran actress Achint Kaur (seen in 2 States movie) will play
Roshni’s mother. She will be seen as a strict mother a la Hema Malini in Jamai Raja-the movie.
Whereas, Darpan Shrivastava (last seen in Life OK’s Do Dil Ek Jaan) will portray Roshni’s uncle.
To get more information we buzzed Achint and she shared, “Yes, I am doing the show but I am not allowed to share any character details. It is too early to talk anything.”
Darpan remained unavailable to comment.
The show is expected to go on air sometime in June (2014).