ZEE5’s Rangbaaz is garnering eyeballs for its stellar cast. First, we reported that actor Saqib Saleem has been cast as the main lead for ZEE5‘s next Original, Rangbaaz. We later shared with you guys the news that talent house, Ranvir Shorey, too joined the team. Now joining them is Lipstick Under My Burkha fame actress Aahana Kumra.
The actress will be essaying the character of Babita – a street smart and sassy girl, who is the love interest of Saqib Saleem.
Aahana Kumra said,
“Besides being the lead character’s love interest, Babita also has a lot of layers. She is lovestruck yet fiercely loyal, brave, street smart and knows to stand up for herself despite societal pressures. Saqib is a thorough professional and it was great fun working with him and the entire team. Cannot wait for ZEE5 subscribers to watch the show!”
Manish Aggarwal, Business Head, ZEE5 India said,
“We are quite excited about Rangbaaz, and the conviction of noted actors – Saqib and Ranvir Shorey, along with Aahana Kumra. In the next few months, our subscribers will see a unique range of shows from the ZEE5 stable – genres that they have not experienced on our platform before. This combined with our ever-improving user experience is bound to make ZEE5 the go-to destination for subscribers.”
Set against the background of Gorakhpur, Rangbaaz is a story of a man who encounters the dark and dirty world of crime. The show will depict the grey layers of one of the most feared gangsters of the region from the 90’s.
Rangbaaz is written by RJ Siddharth and produced by JAR Pictures. The shoot for the same has already begun and will premiere on ZEE5 later this year.