'Yeh Rishta...' actor Shehzad Shaikh aka 'Naksh' to play a RAW agent in web-series based on Uri attacks!
After replacing Rishi Dev as 'Naksh' in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai', actor Shehzad Shaikh is set to try his luck in the digital world.
After the super-success of Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' earlier this year, a web-series based on 2016 Uri attacks will start streaming on an OTT platform. TV actor Shehzad Shaikh, who recently replaced Rishi Dev as new 'Naksh' opposite Mohena Kumari Singh in Rajan Shahi's long-running Star Plus show 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai', is all set to make his digital debut with the same web-series. The TV actor has now revealed the role he is playing in the web-series.Shehzad Shaikh (Photo: Instagram)
In the web-series, also featuring talented actors like Madhurima Tuli, Amit Sadh, Neeraj Kabi among others, Shehzad Shaikh will be seen playing the role of a RAW agent in it.
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Speaking about the same, Shehzad told India Forums that, "I will be playing a RAW agent in the show. It will be a short stint and I am quite excited and looking forward to it."
This is interesting!
Shehzad with 'Yeh Rishta...' co-stars (Photo: Instagram)
Helmed by Samar Khan of Irada Entertainment, the shooting of web-series took place last year.
On the professional front, Shehzad made his acting debut in 2012 in an episodic of 'Savdhaan India' & went on to feature in Surbhi Jyoti's popular Zee TV show 'Qubool Hai'. Last year, he rose to fame after playing the role of Harshad Chopda's brother in popular Colors show 'Bepannaah' also featuring Jennifer Winget in lead role. Whereas, he became a household name after entering as 'Naksh' in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' earlier this year.
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