ALTBalaji recently announced its upcoming web series “It Happened in Calcutta”, which created hype amongst the audience as the platform launched a fresh face Naghma Rizwan bagging the role to be the leading lady. With all eyes on her and co-star Karan Kunddra, reputed director Ken Ghosh shall be the man depicting this heartfelt love story set in Kolkata in the 60s and 70s. After directing successful series such as Haq se, DevDD and XXX, fans are in for a treat as he shall mesmerize viewers by taking them back into time.
Speaking on his recent project Ken Ghosh said, “It took a lot of research to get the true essence that the series is all about. It will take you to the era of the 60s in the City of Joy – Calcutta showcasing a classic love story. Working with ALTBalaji has always been fun and I’m having a great experience directing the series. It’s a pleasure to work with Ekta Kapoor and ALTBalaji again. I hope this series, like the ones I’ve made before, strikes the right chord with the audience and ends up as a rousing success.”
The series revolves around a young girl, Kusum who aspires to become an esteemed doctor in the city. She gets into Calcutta Medical college to make her dreams come true. Cupid strikes in this riveting tale when she meets the handsome stud of the college, Ronobir and falls in love with him.
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Let the journey begin!! #Repost @ektaravikapoor (@get_repost) ・・・ Chehra ik pal yakeen chehra ik pal gumaan….meet kusum of #ithappenedincalcutta Love like no other ! Life changed for her when she met Ronbir In d cholera ridden Calcutta n again during the war….. directed by @kenghosh19 credit: @altbalaji… Our quest for that perfect face over 2.5 years led us through 300+ auditions across India… Introducing our new talent Naghma Rizwan as Kusum! She will be starring with Karan Kundrra in our upcoming web series #ItHappenedInCalcutta. Filming soon. Stay tuned for updates. . . #ALTBalajiOriginal @ektaravikapoor @kkundrra @naghma.rizwan @balajitelefilmslimited @chloejferns Video courtesy: @awkwardbong