After impressive performances in films like Stree (2018) and Chhichhore (2019), Shraddha Kapoor is all set to play one of Bollywood’s iconic roles, which is deeply rooted in our Indian cinema.
Shraddha Kapoor has signed a three-film series based on her next film where she is going to play Ichchadhari Naagin, a role that revolutionized the lives of many top actresses of thier time. Earlier, Vyjayanthimala, Reena Roy, Rekha and Sridevi have played similar roles. In fact, Sri Devi was recognized in Bollywood after playing Ichadhari Nagin in ‘Nagina‘ (1986) and (Nigahagen ‘(1989). It could be her career-defining role for Shraddha too. In Bollywood,’Naagin‘ is the first super power character from our own folk songs.
Talking about the yet untitled film, which will be directed by Vishal Furia (who has directed the critically acclaimed 2017 Marathi film ‘Lapchapi’), Shraddha says, “Playing the role of ‘Naagin‘ on screen is very is a pleasure. I have seen Sridevi in Nagina and Nigaahein and am very proud of her. I have always wanted to play a role that is rooted in Indian folklore. “
The film produced by Nikhil Dwivedi, which is basically a love story, will be paired with some exciting visual effects and made into a trilogy.