‘Ek Thi Daayan’ special series to air on Star Life Ok

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor

Smriti Irani & Sakshi Tanwar to star in special series on Star TV
Smriti Irani & Sakshi Tanwar to star in special series on Star TV

The maker of the upcoming supernatural thriller movie ‘Ek Thi Dayaan’ have tied up with Star Life Ok to promote their film in a unique way.

Balaji Motion Pictures is creating a 16-part series titled ‘Ek Thi Naayika’, which will feature the television industry�۪s top most actresses, coming together for the first time, in a thrilling and spooky series based on the ��daayan�۪ characters in the forthcoming film.

The series will commence from Saturday 9th March and air every Saturday and Sunday at 23:00 on Star Life Ok. The high profile series will also feature characters from ��Ek Thi Daayan�۪, including an appearance by Emraan Hashmi.

All of Ekta Kapoor�۪s favourite leading ladies from her top-rated television series will be seen in this new and innovative television property, promising to offer television fans countrywide a huge never-seen-before treat. The big names include Smriti Malhotra Irani, Sakshi Tanwar, Aamna Sharif, Mauli Ganguly, Shweta Tiwari, Kritika Kaamra, Pooja Gor and Ankita Lokhande.

Smriti Malhotra Irani shot to fame with ��Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi�۪ and became a household name with her screen character Tulsi Virani. Smriti plays a Gujarati woman in the series and recently shot for the promo of the show, despite being unwell.

Sakshi Tanwar known for charming smile in the character of Parvati in ��Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki�۪ and for being the lovable Priya in ��Bade Acche Lagte Hain�۪ will be seen as a Rajasthani woman.

Mauli Ganguly became popular as Shaina in ��Kaahin Kissii Roz�۪. The doe-eyed beauty will play a Bengali character in ��Ek Thi Naayika�۪.

Kritika Kaamra got her break as Arohi Sharma in ��Kitani Mohabbat Hai�۪ and will play a Punjabi ��kudi�۪ from Chandigarh.

Aamna Sharif appeared as the main protagonist in ��Kahiin To Hoga�۪ will be seen with her same soft disposition as a Muslim protagonist from the U.P.

Shweta Tiwari was the most talked about actress in ��Kasauti Zindagi Kay�۪. With her stern gaze and limpid eyes she went on to appear in many more television shows in addition to featuring in Bhojpuri movies. She also won the ‘Bigg Boss’ season 5. She will appear as a U.P. girl in ��Ek Thi Naayika�۪.

Ankita Lokhande with her soft demeanor won the heart of millions as Archana in ��Pavitra Rishta�۪. She will now be seen in the Daayan series as a Maharashtrian girl.

The demure and beautiful Pooja Gor also known for ��Kitni Mohabbat Hai�۪ will play a Delhi girl. Her serial ��Pratigya�۪ was also instrumental in catapulting her to fame.

Balaji has successfully secured her eight favorite ��mahanaayikas�۪ under one roof in ��Ek Thi Naayika�۪, to promote ��Ek Thi Daayan�۪, starring Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin and Huma Qureshi, and releases worldwide on Friday 18th April.

Said Ekta Kapoor, ���This is the first time ever that the biggest household names of television have come together to participate in a high-concept fictional series oriented at promoting a forthcoming film. This is creative marketing at its best!�۝