Swara Bhaskar is a famous actress in India who has risen to fame following her key supporting roles in Bollywood films Tanu Weds Manu and Raanjhanaa.
The actress recently undertook a trip to Pakistan, where she met several film directors, producers and members of the entertainment industry. According to a report from Hindustan Times, the actress has been approached by Pakistani director Ayub Khawar to star in a Pakistani drama show. “Since she has friends in Pakistan who have been following her work in Bollywood, they have introduced her to many people in the industry in Pakistan,” says a source close to Bhaskar.
The actress currently did not sign anything as of yet but was in talks with the director, discussing scripts and all. “She has been briefed about her role of a Pakistani girl, and the theme of the show. Swara has always wanted to be part of a Pakistani TV series, but she hasn’t made up her mind yet. She will take a decision soon,” stated a source close to the Indian actress.
Whilst Swara was in Pakistan, she had openly stated in an interview that she loved to watch Pakistani drama serials and would one day love to star in one. The Bollywood actress also did not deny the news, stating that she had been approached to work in a Pakistani project. The actress said,”Veteran TV director Ayub Khawar has approached me for a Pakistani show, but I can’t talk about it right now.”
Pakistani TV shows have been hugely popular in India and garnered an audience. Pakistani drama serial actors and actresses such as Mahira Khan, Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas have made it into Bollywood after performing well in the local TV industry.