In an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, he spoke about his latest web offerings including Viu show It Happened In Hong Kong and how he turned a writer. It might have something to do with the fact that he was involved in the scriptwriting. But one side has clearly got the bigger guns! The movie stars Aahana Kumra, Rumana Molla, Vikram Koccher, Niki Walia, Mohit Chhabra, and is directed by Akhilesh Jaiswal, who has written movies like Gangs of Wasseypur, Ugly, Mastram (Jaiswal directed it as well), Taanashah and shows like Simple Murder and Beehad Ka Baghi. We also reiterate here the promise that our team of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. “It’s called Gabroo, and is about a Punjabi rapper, and how he goes from nothing to something and then loses it all again. But there was also a doubt that what if people call it boring. 142 talking about this. But there are plenty of women who are defying this norm. Actress in India | Theatre | Film | Television Hence, I did it,” said Amol. They are two people in their 30s, and come with their own emotional baggage. The web series that released on 9 March will also feature Aahana Kumra alongside Amol Parashar. Actor Amol Parashar, who will be seen with Aahana Kumra in the new web series It Happened in Hong Kong, has also penned the dialogues for it along with its director Lakshya Raj Anand. “I try to do something new as I tend to get bored myself very quickly. Yet, they find solace in confiding in a stranger.” She says the sheer number of possibilities that came with a story like this was very appealing to her. Nirav wears a cheerleader's dress and performs a cheerleading gig as well in an episode. Actor Amol Parashar says his masculinity can't be defined by what he wears on screen and that he had fun sporting women's clothes for a series. The gravity is currently very high, people from all walks are getting attracted to it. This means the audience is still willing to watch something honest and relatable as long as you make it well,” Amol said while sharing about the good response his new show It Happened In Hong Kong is receiving. It takes all your mind and soul. Aahana Kumra plays Myra Malik, a control freak and a compulsive planner for everything. This also marks his TV debut. Amol Parashar, on … And if an interesting project comes my way, I’ll definitely take it,” she concludes. Over the past year, Kumra has travelled extensively alone, which she says has given her a “global perspective”. For Hong Kong, the script was already there. With this project, I had the freedom that comes with the online space,” she says, adding that she never chooses roles that restrict her work. Also starring Amol Parashar of TVF Tripling fame, the show is about two strangers Aahana (Kumra) and Amol (Parashar) who meet in Hong Kong and develop a friendship. Apart from this, he had shot for a film titled Aapkey Kamrey Mein Koi Rehta Hai co-starring Swara Bhaskar and Sumeet Vyas last year. Speaking about his co-star Aahana Kumra, Amol shared, “Although we had never worked before, we had known each other for a while. Sensex @50,000: Why is it happening, and what next for investors? In a candid chat with IWMBuzz.com, Amol Parashar and Aahana Kumra talk about their new web-series Ready 2 Mingle on Zoom Studios. Actors Aahana Kumra and Amol Parashar, who came together for "It Happened in Hong Kong", a travel style web series in Hong Kong, are awestruck by the dining, shopping and outdoor experiences that the place offers. Now, the talented duo will soon be seen in the Zoom Studios original series – ‘ Ready to Mingle’, where they are set to unite the singles, seeking true love. The first poster of the Aahana Kumra and Amol Parashar starrer upcoming web series 'It Happened in Hong Kong' is out. Starting off with TVF, the Tripling actor has become one of the top names in the world of digital content. You can support quality journalism by turning off ad blocker or purchase a subscription for unlimited access to The Hindu. So that was a major reason why both of us came onboard. She was at a UN Women’s panel discussion in Tokyo last week and was part of the Twitter India and Youth Ki Awaaz event, called #PositionOfStrength, a movement to be more inclusive,and push the conversation on making spaces safer for women. Being around for almost a decade, Amol has been part of numerous web shows. Kumra, on the other hand, is busy travelling the world. That’s where you might be surprised, say Aahana Kumra and Amol Parashar, the stars of It Happened in Hong Kong, the latest Viu Original which released its first episode online yesterday. Actors Aahana Kumra and Amol Parashar will soon be seen in "Ready to Mingle", where they are set to unite the singles, seeking true love. When we come across a modest Indian show shot in a foreign country, it speaks volumes about the entertainment landscape that our first thought revolves not around partial tax rebates but an entirely sponsored tourism promotion shoot. While Gabru was pulled off the channel after few episodes, only to be relaunched with a bigger fanfare in the coming weeks, his film is still under production. There will always be demand for more. Amol Parashar and Aahana Kumra are working for the first time in Viu web show It Happened In Hong Kong. It will be available on Netflix later this year,” he says. Now, the talented duo will soon be seen in the Zoom Studios original series – ‘Ready to Mingle’, where they are set to unite the singles, seeking true love. The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. Read more about Aahana, Amol recount what happened in Hong Kong on Business Standard. I’ve written a couple of scripts and screenplays before, so I tried my hand at it with director Lakshya Raj Anand. I don’t think TV has the kind of stories that we see on digital. Two solo travellers meet in a foreign country. Four bachelor friends - Nikhil (Sumeet Vyas), Subbu (Naveen Kasturia), Kavi (Amol Parashar) and Sanki (Ashish Verma) are ecstatic when they find a … With the shoots for the series kicking-off in Hong Kong next week, the entire cast is all geared up to set off for the picturesque location. Amol Parashar. Aahana Kumra With her first attempt at comedy with Sandwiched Forever behind her, Aahana Kumra has trained her eyes on her next, the remake of … “Writing is a very tiring and exhausting process. Aahana Kumra is an Indian theatre, Bollywood and television actress. Aahana Kumra and Amol Parashar, the well-known actors, have mesmerized the viewers with their acting skills and charming looks. But is it going to end the same way that most on-screen stories do? The two share their on and off-screen bond with their fans. 106 talking about this. We did a lot of improvisations and thankfully it worked out even beyond expectations. With It Happened In Hong Kong, we wanted to make simple stuff. And since people like us don’t write much, there is a freshness when we write. We just had to make the lines more spoken so that they don’t feel like dialogues. It’s a support for truth and fairness in journalism. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. Sparks fly. 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It’s a great way to expand my horizons. It Happened in Hong Kong highlights the sights culture and experiences in the city and is set against a romantic and adventurous storyline of two solo travellers That insect is there but I kept it aside. As for the future, both actors are busy with various projects. So … Kumra is known for her small screen debut in Sony Entertainment Television's Yudh with Amitabh Bachchan and also her lead role in the TV series Agent Raghav - Crime Branch with Sharad Kelkar, followed by leading roles in a number of feature films. That can happen only when you are comfortable with your co-actor and you trust them.”. He further added, “I used to do small writings, picked one or two projects. It Happened in Hong Kong starts off as a casual, breezy story about two ‘desis’ who accidentally meet in Hong Kong and decide to enjoy their vacation together. Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, Statutory provisions on reporting (sexual offenses), This website follows the DNPA’s code of conduct. With a weekly release every Friday, the series will run for four weeks on viu.com and the Viu App. That’s where you might be surprised, say Aahana Kumra and Amol Parashar, the stars of It Happened in Hong Kong, the latest Viu Original which released … The actor claimed that the number of offers coming his way has only gone up and now he has to pick the best. Aahana Kumra I don't choose to do fewer feature films: Aahana Kumra "I have continued to do a lot of work even after ''Lipstick Under My Burkha'' released and it's a boon that I am getting to experiment with so many roles," she said. The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Despite holding a mechanical engineering degree from IIT Delhi, Amol quit his regular job to pursue his creative dreams. Watch Episode 1 of Viu India's latest Original show It Happened In Hong Kong. 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But, It Happened In Hong Kong was different. “We still managed to make it relatable,” he laughs. But all this hasn’t deterred Amol from doing his job. That was my contribution to this script. My first priority is acting. | The Hindu In Focus Podcast, Farmers’ protests | Government climbdown forced by Supreme Court refusal to stay Republic Day tractor rally, China defends new village in Arunachal Pradesh amid border construction push, Coronavirus | Sasikala tests positive for COVID-19, PM Modi, CMs to take COVID-19 jab in second phase of vaccination, Editors Guild slams Gujarat court for arrest warrant against Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, On Day One, Joe Biden targets Trump policies on climate, coronavirus. When I came onboard, I made sure let’s make him a different person from what I’ve played so far,” he shared. 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