New Delhi: Actress Kritika Kamra is all set to take over the small screen in a new persona for the titular role in the reprised version of the mythological TV series Chandrakanta. Kritika, who shared the first promo of the upcoming serial, has thanked fans and followers for an 'amazing' response. Kritika will play the mythological princess - the role originally played by actress Shikha Swaroop in the nineties' TV show, which ran between 1994 and 1996. Kritika Kamra also shared that Chandrakanta will premiere on March 4 and will air on weekends at 9pm. The promo of Chandrakanta describes Kritika Kamra's new TV show as a "story of beauty, love, deceit and destiny."
- 'Thank you for the amazing response to the promo,' wrote Kritika
- Chandrakanta will premiere on March 4
- Chandrakanta will air on weekends at 9pm
"Thank you for the amazing response to the promo!" wrote the 28-year-old actress when she shared a video in her onscreen persona for Chandrakanta.
Watch the promo of Chandrakanta here:
Here it is! #FirstLook#exclusive#Chandrakanta@LifeOKhttps://t.co/ut8XC1Frwh— Kritika Kamra (@Kritika_Kamra) February 8, 2017
Kritika Kamra piqued interest with a sneak peek post ahead of the promo's arrival. "Watch out for an ode to surreal beauty Chandrakanta," she captioned the poster:
In an interview with Times Of India, the Reporters actress opened up about her character in the series and said that she came on board because the script interested her. "I have never been part of a costume drama before. I have watched the first 'Chandrakanta' as a child, but nostalgia isn't the reason I am taking it up. I found the script interesting. The central character is not only a beautiful woman, but she's also a fighter and has a sense of purpose," she told Times Of India.
Kritika Kamra made her television debut with 2007's Yahan Ke Hum Sikandar and has also featured in shows like Ganga Kii Dheej, Ek Thhi Naayka, Reporters and Pyaar Ka Bandhan. She has also hosted reality TV show MTV Webbed 2 and participated in Zara Nachke Dikha and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.