Actor Neha Sharma will play the lead function in streamer ZEE5’s upcoming Hindi remake of the Hungarian black comedy Liza, The Fox-Fairy.
The movie, titled Aafat-e-Ishq, shall be directed by Indrajit Nattoji and produced by Zee Studios, the streamer mentioned in a press release on Wednesday.
The film may also function Ila Arun, Namit Das, Gautam Rode and Pravessh Rana.
“That is an fascinating idea, darkish humour with a pinch of supernatural, which shall be thrilling for the viewers. Now we have an thrilling solid too, that includes in an idea that’s fairly totally different from what we’ve completed up to now”, Aparna Acharekar, programming head, ZEE5 India, mentioned.
Aafat-e-Ishq will comply with a lady’s quest for real love, how she finds herself as a primary suspect below a number of deaths whereas an historical curse looms giant, threatening to destroy every part and everybody round her.
Neha, whose movie credit embrace Criminal, Tum Bin II, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, is wanting ahead to the venture.
“Aafat-e-Ishq is a recent darkish comedy with a touch of supernatural to it which acts as a catalyst all through the movie. I beloved the Hungarian model and whereas I’ve tried to take as a lot affect from it, I’m nonetheless making it my very own,” the 32-year-old actor mentioned.
“The movie has all the weather of enjoyable, love, lust, horror which makes it an intrigue upcoming watch to looking for,” she added.
Ashima Avasthi, vice-president & head, Zee Studios Originals, described the film as a “full emotional roller-coaster journey of affection, lust, intrigue and thriller” that may maintain the viewers on the sting of their seats.
“We, at Zee Studios Originals, have been engaged on bringing new and thrilling, untold tales to the audiences as part of our numerous portfolio of authentic content material. We’re excited to accomplice with ZEE5 to convey this black comedy to our audiences quickly,” she added.
Aafat-e-Ishq will begin streaming later this yr.
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