According to our reliable sources, television czarina Ekta Kapoor is all set to launch a new period drama on her video on Demand platform, ALTBalaji. The yet-to-be-titled show will be based on the life of Mughal Emperor Jahangir's last wife, Mehr-un-Nissa, also known as Nur Jahan. And to play the titular role, Ekta has roped in her favourite, Mouni Roy .
Roy, who started her television career with Balaji Telefilms' Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, has been a part of many ventures produced by Ekta. Her shows Naagin and Naagin 2 catapulted the actress to the apogee of superstardom and helped her cement her position in showbiz. Keeping their successful association in mind, we are sure that their upcoming venture is going to be equally loved by the audience.
Though all details about the new digital series are being kept under the wraps, work on it has begun in full swings, reveals our source. We will bring you other details as soon as we lay our hands on them.
Meanwhile, Mouni is currently shooting for her debut film Gold with superstar Akshay Kumar . The actress has also bagged her second Bollywood project, titled Brahmastra . To be produced by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions, the film will be helmed by Ayan Mukerji and stars Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor in lead roles.
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