Meet TV’s supernatural villain on QKR
New Delhi, June 25 (UNI) StarPlus has been entertaining families with fresh doze of drama and heart-warming romance for the past few decades. This year, the channel is geared up to bring in a range of content, the latest offering being with Balaji Telefilms for the upcoming show 'Qayamat Ki Raat'. A fantasy thriller which is high on emotions of romance, lust and vengeance promises to keep the audience on the edge of their seats with its plot twists and high drama. As a complete family entertainer, the show unfolds the story of a young couple who are tested when faced with the power of the tantrik’s curse. Introducing television’s most unnerving villain, the Tantrik-turned-Rakshas, played by Nirbhay Wadhwa, stands out as a never seen before evil - a demon who lusts for power and immortality and is out to gain vengeance for his death and become invincible on an eventful night. Once his 'Sar, Haath and Dhad' unite the viewers will be in for a bloodcurdling journey with the eeriest monster coming alive on ‘Qayamat Ki Raat’ on Indian television. The unique pairing of popular actors Karishma Tanna and Vivek Dahiya who play the role of Gauri and Rajvardhan, will be seen on screen for the first time delighting fans with the good looking couple. Actress Karishma Tanna, who plays the lead role of Gauri Thakur in the show was in the capital to talk about the show and why the fantasy thriller genre is her favourite. Talking about the show, Karishma Tanna said, “The year 2018 is my lucky year indeed since I am making my come back on television with Qayamat Ki Raat. This is a genre which I am personally a fan of and to be part of a show like this feels really great. My character, Gauri too is a modern girl with a very simple outlook in life. It is very similar to how I am real life and I am really looking forward for the audience to see our show which promises a spine-chilling experience with the right blend of romance, thrill and drama. The capital, Delhi has always been my favourite forever and coming back to here is always a pleasure. I am looking forward to my day here.” Talking about her latest venture, producer Ekta Kapoor says, “Qayamat Ki Raat is a show which presents the story of spine chilling TANTRIK on television. It’s a fresh story about human emotions being tested when faced with supernatural forces. The unexplored folklore of ‘Tantrik Kabhi Martein Nahin’ becomes the terrifying nightmare of the lead couple in this story. The tantrik‘s look itself has been worked upon for months with detailed prosthetics unlike anything else seen on television. The story will keep viewers hooked with a never seen before horrific villain and the unique lead pairing of Karishma Tanna and Vivek Dahiya. I am really looking forward to this exciting partnership with StarPlus to present this gripping story.” Unveiling the journey of Thakur and Shekhawat families in the backdrop of the state of UP, the show will boast of a stellar cast including, Vivek Dahiya, Papia Sengupta, Sumit Bharadwaj among others. This show will also mark the comeback of veteran actor Apara Mehta on StarPlus after more than a decade. Produced by Balaji Telefilms, the show went on air from June 23 and will be aired every Saturday and Sunday at 1900 hrs.
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