Child artiste Ashween to play the role of Avni in NaamKaran, Star Plus :- We know that Mahesh Bhatt has never run away from sharing his personal life with Media. After Zakhm, The film which was based on his life, the similar storyline is being adapted for Small screens.
NaamKaran that will replace Diya Aur Baati Hum soon on Star Plus has a little difference. Unlike the film, the tale will be told from the viewpoint of the female lead. It is not shocking as female casts are more favored by channels. Actress Ashween has been laced into play the main lead, Avni.
The story will go on in a way similar to Mahesh Bhatt’s 1998 movie, Zakhm. The role of Shireen i.e. Mahesh Bhatt’s mom will be played by Barkha Bisht. Pooja Bhatt will also be the part in the film. The father’s character will be performed by Viraf Patel who got the Mr. India title in 2005. He was last appeared on Life Ok’s Ek Boond Ishq. Nagarjuna will portray the character of Mahesh Bhatt’s dad in the movie.
While Kunal Kemmu and Ajay Devgn played Bhatt saab’s character in the movie, actress Ashween will do it. She will essay the role of youthful Avni. The baby artist is a fresh face and the broadcast has kept her below wraps.
TV heroine Sayantani Ghosh will essay Viraf’s spouse on the program. As it was presented in the movie, Viraf though is wedded to Sayantani will be also coupled to a Muslim woman performed by Barkha Bisht Sengupta. The series will be from the girl Avni and the character will be performed by kid star Ashween.
The on-going will display the strife of the child who struggles for her legitimacy caught amidst Muslim society and a conservative Hindu family.
The play will take Star Plus’ prime time slot September 12. It’s presented by Mahesh Bhatt and Gurudev Bhalla who are making Udaan on Colors and Rishton Ka Saudagar…Baazigar on Life Ok.
It is an immense risk by Star Plus, which is substituting a super hit program like Diya Aur Baati Hum with such ordinary content.