Describing her character Kainaaz, Dia Mirza had written on Instagram, “Meet Kainaaz. Discovering her has been an incredible experience… Her truth is now my truth.”
Interestingly, in her illustrious career sprawling across nearly two decades, Dia Mirza shall wear a hijab for the first time in Kaafir. In this picture, we see the actress as Kainaaz, carrying a stack of wooden twigs on her back. “Kaafir is my heart. Some very very special people have come together tell this special story,” Dia told us exclusively!
Last seen in Sanju as Sanjay Dutt‘s wife Maanayata Dutt, Dia Mirza shall essay the role of a mother to a cute little baby girl. Videos and pictures of the reel mother-daughter duo have been shared by the actress often, further piquing our interest in their story.
As seen in the teaser of Kaafir, Mohit Raina finds out through the little girl that her mother Kainaaz is a Pakistani lady and locked up in jail. He is seen making several attempts to interview Kainaaz and her young one. What truth will their meeting uncover? Find out on 15 June!
In an exclusive interview, we asked Dia Mirza her experience of shooting with the cutie patootie. “She took a lot of time to open up,” revealed the Dus Kahaniyaan star. She further added that owing to the little girl’s shy nature, the team was worried if she’d be able to deliver what they wanted. However, eventually she got along well with everyone!
Kaafir has been extensively shot in parts of Himachal Pradesh. During the shoot, Dia even took part in a forest clean-up drive and helped an NGO collect plastic waste.
A schedule of the series has been shot in Mumbai too.
The story of Kaafir seems like a roller coaster of emotions. Dia Mirza called her role in the ZEE5 original series as the ‘most challenging’ one till date.
Produced by Siddharth P Malhotra, directed by Sonam Nair and written by Bhavani Iyer, Kaafir releases on ZEE5 on 15 June 2019! Stay tuned for more updates about the web series.
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