Hyderabad: South Indian actress Amala Paul, who has proved her mettle as a solid performer in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films is the latest entrant to Bollywood. It looks like this is a season of South Indian actresses taking Bollywood by storm with their explosive performances. Amala Paul will make her Bollywood debut with director Mahesh Bhatt’s forthcoming web-series.

Along with Amala Paul, Tahir Raj Bhasin and Amrita Puri are part of the ensemble cast. The team took to social media to announce the new project with a photo of the cast. Mahesh, Amala, Amrita, and Raj wore colour-coordinated outfits to embark on this new journey. In a post, Mahesh Bhatt opened up about his upcoming web-series.

Speaking about the web-series, Mahesh Bhatt said, “A Fresh start. A new place. It’s a new mindset. Trust the magic of a new beginning in the digital world and wanting to create something extraordinary, our first web show, a dramatic love story goes on floors with these wonderful actors Amala, Tahir and Amrita and our talented director Pushpdeep Bhardwaj along with our partner Jio Studios.”

According to reliable sources, the show will have similarities with the filmmaker’s production venture Woh Lange, which released in 2006. The film was supposedly based on his affair with yesteryear actress Parveen Babi. More details regarding the film’s cast, crew and genre are yet to be revealed by the team in the coming days.

On the work front, Amala Paul was last seen in Tamil film Aadai, which was a critically acclaimed film directed by Rathnakumar. Meanwhile, she is also waiting for the release of her upcoming action flick, Adho Andha Paravai Pola. The actress has performed her own stunts in the film without a body double. She also has a couple of Tamil films at different stages of production.

Pranita Jonnalagedda

A features journalist who started writing because of her love for newspapers, Pranita Jonnalagedda is now exploring the digital space where she writes extensively on Telugu cinema. After fulfilling a childhood dream of working in the newspapers with brief stints in The Times of India and The Deccan Chronicle, Pranita is now a freelancing journalist who has contributed to several leading news portals like Film Companion, The News Minute, DNA, Telugu 360 and The Hans India among several others. Exploring her joint love for films and writing, she covers cinema in a holistic style and covers all the related trends, news, and fashion developments. An alumnus of Osmania University College of Arts and Social Sciences from where she pursued her Post Graduation in Mass Communication and Journalism, she is travel blogging when she isn't writing.

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