Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen forayed into the digital world with the web series Aarya, helmed by Ram Madhvani. With the success of the series, the actress has been receiving several offers. Recently, it was announced that the actress has signed another web series Taali which will be for Voot Select. It was revealed that the actress is set to play transgender activist Gauri Sawant. The actress has now confirmed her role.
Sushmita Sen on Thursday took to social media to mak:e the official announcement of her next web series Taali. Sharing the first look, the actress wrote, “Taali – बजाऊँगी नहीं, बजवाऊँगी ! #firstlook as #ShreegauriSawant. Nothing makes me prouder & more grateful than to have the privilege of portraying this beautiful person & of bringing her story to the world!! Here’s to life & to everyone’s right to live it with dignity!!! ???? I love you guys!!! #duggadugga.”
According to the reports, the series will tell the tale of Gauri Sawant and her rise in the community. The story will also highlight Gauri Sawant’s precious bond with her adopted child Gayatri. Sushmita Sen was floored by the courage of Gauri Sawant and agreed to star in it. The six-episode drama will showcase several aspects of Sawant’s life, the challenges, the journey and her relationship with her daughter Gayatri. The shoot for the series has commenced. She will then embark on shooting the third season of Aarya early next year.
Gauri Sawant is a transgender activist who founded the Sakhi Char Chowghi Trust in 2000. The NGO provides counselling to transgender people and promotes safe sex. The upcoming web series is being produced by Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik D Nishandar under Global Sports Entertainment and Media Solutions.
Meanwhile, Sushmita Sen has also signed a biopic whose rights have been acquired by Mansi Bagla of Mini Films and photographer Subi Samuel’s Bungalow No 84, joined by Soham Rockstar Entertainment. The is set to go on floors by the end of this year.