Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 fame Omkar Kapoor, popular Indian rapper Baba Sehgal, and Zoa Morani have been roped in for the upcoming ZEE5 Original Bhoot Purva. A horror comedy, the web series shall also star Rishab Chadha, Anil Charanjeett, Jayati Bhatia and Manu Rishi Chadha in important roles. Rishab and Omkar shall headline the project, with Zoa as the female lead.
For those unaware, Zoa is the daughter of filmmaker Karim Morani. She made her debut with Shah Rukh Khan’s film Always Kabhi Kabhi and also starred in Kunal Kemmu‘s Bhaag Johnny. Rishab, on the other hand, has previously shared screen space with Sonam Kapoor Ahuja in Khoobsurat. He also appeared in Ajay Devgn‘s Drishyam.
Produced by Friday to Friday banner, Bhoot Purva will be helmed by Zeishan Quadri. The series will revolve around the story of a young boy named Purva (Omkar Kapoor) and his ghost friend (Rishab). Purva is helping his friend to complete his hopelessly romantic love story with an ex-classmate Angelina (Zoa). In exchange for his life, the ghost offers to help a jobless Purva clean up the mess in his own life.
Jayati and Manu shall play Purva’s parents in the digital project. Jayati, star of Zee TV shows like Kaise Kahoon, Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka and Mamta, will be making her digital debut with the series. As for Anil Charanjeett of Namaste England and Simmba fame, the actor shall probably be seen as Purva’s neighbour who only means harm to him.
Baba Sehgal plays an interesting character in the film. He will be seen as Mythogram Yamraj, a quirky twist to the usual role of a Yamraj seemingly. Baba had even shared pictures of his look from the series.
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