Saturday, 23 October, 2021
E-paper

Jaya Ahsan all set to make her Bollywood debut

The actress will be seen in a Hindi web series opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Jaya Ahsan all set to make her Bollywood debut

Popular News

Jaya Ahsan is one of the most popular film actresses of the country. She is also a familiar face in Tollywood. According to an Anandabazar report, Jaya Ahsan is all set to make her Bollywood debut with a Hindi web series opposite noted Indian actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, reports. 

Directed by Sayantan Mukherjee, the untitled web series is depict the events of the 1967 Naxalbari uprising, an armed peasant movement in the Naxalbari village of the Siliguri subdivision in Darjeeling district of Indian West Bengal.

The series is based on a book, ‘Shada Ami Kalo Ami’ written by former controversial police officer Runu Guha Niyogi. Nawazuddin Siddiqui will play the role of communist revolutionary Charu Majumdar, and Jaya Ahsan will play his wife, Lila Mazumdar Sengupta.

Director Sayantan Mukherjee is planning to shot the three-episode political thriller series in China and Russia besides Kolkata, Mumbai, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh in India. The first episode will highlight the story from 1947 to 1972, while the second one will be from 1972 to 1990. The last episode will be based on 1990 through the present day.

On the other hand, Jaya will also be seen in the film ‘Jhara Palak’ under Sayantan’s direction. The film will be released this year after the Durga Puja. Jaya played the role of the poet’s wife in this film about the life of Jibanananda Das.