Eyeing variety

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Jul 2018 10:16:01


BHOJPURI film actress Antara Biswas, popularly known as Monalisa, says she had never thought of acting in a fiction TV show.The former Bigg Boss contest antis set to make her Hindi fiction debut on the small screen.She will be seen playing Mohana (daayan)on the upcoming show Nazar. Monalisa says, “This is my Hindi fiction debut on Television and I’men thralled to play such a differentiated character.Since childhood I’ve heard so many stories about the existence of daayans and buri nazar,but never imagined playing one on television.”

“The gripping storyline, the thrill of supernatural incidents in very modern and contemporary settings and the Daayan’s aura are some of the reasons for doing the show.

I enjoy playingher and unravelling each of her elements as the show progresses,” she added Nazar unfolds the tale of a daayan’s dark energies that are said to surround the Rathore family since generations and how this can affect theirlives. According to folklore, daayans have along braid or chhoti, which contain sall their power,they have backward feet(ultepaer) and their presence can suck the life out of everything around them.

The phrase buri nazar na lage is common in Indian households for a reason – a daayan’s evil eye or Nazar possesses the ability to harm an individual and his entire family. People believe that hanging red chilies and lemons (nimbu mirchi) on doorways to houses can protect one from the evil eye.

The show embraces a stellar star cast - Harsh Rajput, Ankur Nayyar,Niyati Fatnani, Smita Bansal,Ashita Dhawan, Ritu Seth inother prominent roles. Do these numerous characteristics of the daayan intrigue you? Do daayans reallyexist? Are we reallysafe from their buri nazar? Tune-in to watch Nazar every Monday to Friday at 11 pm from July 30, only on STARPlus