Ekta Kapoor on casting Tejasswi Prakash for Naagin 6 based on Bigg Boss clips: ‘I have never met her’
Producer Ekta Kapoor admitted she auditioned several actors for the lead role within the upcoming sixth season of Naagin, and ended up casting a person she’d never met and didn’t even audition. Ekta said in a peculiar interview with Pinkvilla that she signed eventual Bigg Boss winner Tejasswi Prakash while she was serene competing on the truth show, essentially based mostly completely on the clips she’d seen floating round on-line.
“So, I seen Tejasswi within the show, we spoke to her supervisor, and we signed her with the supervisor who assured us that she’s going to doubtless be on. Earlier than this additionally we had seen her, however on the show I staunch cherished her so much. I don’t peek an excessive amount of of Bigg Boss truthfully, however the clippings are in every single place Instagram and also you glimpse it. I deem she is a truly sparkling young lady, there’s one thing in her eyes. Truthfully I surely procure never met her rather then for within the show (Bigg Boss 15) and when I gave her a narration now (for Naagin 6),” she said.
Asked if rumours of her having tested 55 actors for the role are lawful, Ekta said that it’d be ‘immodest’ of her to verify that. She said that she was ‘in a jam’ because the actors she wished were all ‘busy doing net shows or movies’. She added, “So wonderful, there was this route of the attach we went via so much of faces, however it completely would possibly presumably be moderately immodest for me to issue that I auditioned 55 faces and I rejected 55 faces. But there was this spark that we wished and couldn’t net it till we came across Tejasswi.”
Ekta additionally admitted that she’s wonderful she’s going to doubtless be ‘trolled’ for introducing an epidemic space in Naagin 6, however wishes to formulation it with ’empathy’. She said, “Truthfully, I was very wonderful I would procure trolled. Love there was now not even a 2d that I concept that I wouldn’t procure trolled. In reality a friend of mine had given me this concept, and he or she had informed me that we don’t in India save fiction experiences on valid life incidents successfully, shall we sing a Favorable came out of a valid incident. So while the pandemic can also very successfully be one thing that each person will make it – the Netflix’s of the realm and Amazon will make these obliging billion buck shows – we’re witnessing history.”
Tejasswi’s Bigg Boss purchase was controversial, as she wasn’t a favorite. Many outmoded contestants procure forged doubt over her victory. Naagin began airing in 2015, and has featured actors comparable to Mouni Roy, Surbhi Chandna, Nia Sharma and Surbhi Jyoti within the lead roles.