Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Hina Khan is the new Naagin of small screen.
The actress will essay the title role of “Naagin” in the upcoming season five of the popular tele-series. With the announcement, Hina becomes the latest actress to join the franchise that has seen the likes of Mouni Roy and Surbhi Jyoti playing shape shifting serpents.
” ‘Naagin’ is a hugely popular franchise and I am happy to be associated with the new season and thrilled to play the leading role,” said Hina.
“While fantasy fiction is a new arena for me, it is equally fascinating. Be it the sets, overall look, and attire, storyline, or overall experience, it looks extremely promising. I would like to thank (producer) Ekta Kapoor for believing in me and I am certain I will be able to bring her vision to life,” added the actress, who shot to fame with her role of Akshara Singhania in “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”.
Ekta welcomed Hina to the show and took to Instagram to share a glimpse of Hina as the new Naagin.
“Hiiiii komo …sorry hina…Sorry NAAAGIN ! Ab hum Paanch… sorry Naagin 5!,” she captioned the video that features Hina.
Hina had recently played the main antagonist Komolika in “Kasautii Zindagii Kay”, a reboot of the 2001 show with the same name.