The Bollywood industry gets its new-gen Naagin. Be it a small screen or big screen, the sensation around the mythological projects of Naagin is always high. Now, the headline is Shraddha Kapoor the new Naagin of Bollywood. The beautiful actress will now be seen playing the iconic character of Indian mythological stories, ‘Shapeshifting Naagin,’ or as we Indians call it, ‘Ichchadhari Naagin.’
After giving impressive performances in Stree‘ (2018) and ‘Chhichhore‘ (2019), Shraddha Kapoor is all set to explore the character of Indian folklore. She has been roped in to portray the “Icchadhari Naagin“, a folklore character seen in movies such as Sridevi’s 1986 film Nagina and its sequel Nigahen: Nagina Part 2.
Shraddha Kapoor the new Naagin of Bollywood:
Taking it to her official account, Shraddha Kapoor announced today by sharing a post. She said, “It’s an absolute delight for me to play a Nagin on screen. I have grown up watching, admiring, and idolizing Sridevi ma’am’s Nagina and Nigahen…” The project is like a dream come true experience for Shraddha, who added in her tweet: “… And have always wanted to play a similar role rooted in Indian traditional folklore.” Have a look at it below.
The yet-untitled film will be helmed by Vishal Furia. Furia is known for his Marathi film Lapachhapi; he is also directing the Hindi remake of the film, titled Choori. The film, produced by Nikhil Dwivedi, which is essentially a love story, will be mounted with some exciting visual effects and will be made into a trilogy. To be made under the banner of Saffron Broadcast & Media Ltd, naagin’s release date is yet to be decided. Makers are yet to share the rest of the cast of the film.
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