ZEE TV is set to launch its new weekend thriller ‘Brahmarakshas-Jaag Utha Shaitan’.
The show, produced by Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms is about a young girl from Mumbai named Raina who goes to Kamalpura with her best friend to attend a wedding. On reaching there, Raina and Rishabh lose the one person who was special to both of them in an encounter with the Brahmarakshas.
Raina and Rishabh decide to get into a contract marriage so that they can bring the Brahmarakshas out who is responsible for the death all the women wearing Sindoor, Chuda and Payal.
Akash Chawla, ZEE TV & ZEE Studios Business Head said, “‘Brahmarakshas- Jaag Utha Shaitaan’ is a fantasy thriller aimed at entertaining every member of the family. The existence of demons is well documented in our vedas. So we are presenting a fictionalized account of a raakshas set against the backdrop of romance and thrills. The show has an element of intrigue and suspense without going into the space of horror. We have had a successful partnership with Ekta over the years and look forward to entertaining audiences with this novel concept.”
Producer Ekta Kapoor says, “After the immense success of Kumkum Bhagya that continues to sustain its leadership position across channels on weekday primetime, we are happy to collaborate with ZEE TV to present another gripping story called ‘Brahmarakshas- Jaag Utha Shaitaan’. It is a fantasy, an out-and-out entertainer, a thriller with elements of romance, drama and intrigue. The treatment will be very different vis-a-vis a daily soap. As of now, we have selected Krystle D’souza and Aham Sharma as the lead protagonists and the hunt for title role of Brahmarakshas is still on.”
The show is a fantasy thriller bound to fascinate every member of the family. ‘Brahmarakshas’ has an ensemble cast of impressive actors and the leading lady of the show is none other than the young and talented Krystle D’souza who has mesmerized millions of viewers with her beauty and charm. The glamorous actress will be seen portraying the role of Raina- a pure hearted girl who cares for everybody around. Television heartthrob Aham Sharma has been cast opposite Krystle as the male lead of the show.
Krystle D Souza says, “I am excited to be back on television after a year and that too with Balaji Telefilms. This will be my first association with ZEE TV where I am playing the role of Raina who is a pure hearted girl. Viewers will surely be able to connect with my character as the storyline is so intriguing and gripping that after every shoot, we can’t wait to find out what’s going to happen next. I can already imagine the audiences feeling the same way!”
Joining the lead couple are none other than the most famous and gorgeous vamps of Indian television Rakshanda Khan playing the role of Mohini and Kishwer Merchantt as Aparajita. While all these actors have made a distinct mark for themselves through interesting characters they have portrayed over the years, they now come together after a gap under one roof to create history on Indian television. Tthe cast also includes Shailesh Dataar, Abhaas Mehta, Shadaab Khan and Rishabh Shukla amongst other actors.
‘Brahmarakshas-Jaag Utha Shaitan’ will air Saturday nights from:
Saturday 6th August at 21:00 on ZEE TV India
Saturday 13th August at 21:00 on ZEE TV UK