TV and film producer Ekta Kapoor has completed the hunt for the male lead for season 5 of her popular TV show ‘Naagin’. Popular TV Actor Dheeraj Dhupar, who has shown his talent in TV serials like ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ and ‘Kundali Bhagya’, will play the male lead of a snake in Ekta’s show.
Dheeraj himself confirmed the news in an interview that he will be a part of the show and it will be a completely new experience for him. Expressing his excitement by being a part of the show, Dheeraj told Mumbai Mirror,“Naagin has emerged as a big brand and I didn’t think twice before giving my nod. I am a fan of the hot Naagin ladies… my favourite part of the show is watching them dance,”
When asked will he be shaking a leg with the Naagins too, Dheeraj said, “I hope so, it will be a dream come true.” Vinny Arora, Dheeraj’s actress-wife is also pretty excited about Dheeraj joining the show. Further, Dheeraj opened up on challenges of being a part of such a show. “It’s going to be challenging because I have only played normal, human characters till now. Also, for a VFX-heavy show like Naagin, you have to pretend act with props, which are later enhanced or replaced on the edit table, so that will be new,” he said.
Dheeraj also revealed that He has started preparing for the show. Talking about the same He shared ,“Since I have a lean frame, I won’t have to work much on my physical appearance. But since I will be shooting for the two shows simultaneously, I’ll have to be conscious to ensure my body language is distinctly different. I am watching a lot of films from the era too,”
When asked about the female leads of the show, Dheeraj said ,“I trust the production house implicitly and I love Ekta; whatever I am is because of her. So far, I have not been informed about who else will be a part of the show or even the arc of my character. It will all unfold as we go along. I am looking forward to the shoot.”
On a related note, Ekta Kapoor announced the fifth season of one of her shows after finishing the fourth season during the lockdown. Had the lockdown not been caused by the coronavirus in the country, the fourth season of the show would have been over by now. According to the news, now the remaining episodes of this show will be settled in the month of August. Then the show will soon be back with the fifth season.