New serial on Zee TV on ‘Love in the midst of business rivalry’
Nagpur: All is fair in love and war, they say … but what if there is love and there is war at the same time? Such is the case of Twinkle, the leading lady of Zee TV’s next primetime drama ‘Tashn-e -Ishq’, starting10th August. Twinkle is a typically adorable Punjabi kudi and a complete drama queen! Her love story is set against the vibrant backdrop of upscale, upwardly mobile Punjab where, at times, business rivalries and games of one-upmanship colour the personal equations between entrepreneurs and industrialists. As luck would have it, Twinkle’s mother and that of her love interest Yuvraj-both sharp-as-nails, ambitious and competitive businesswomen Anita Luthra and Leela Taneja, have scores to settle both personally and professionally. Twinkle’s love story takes an interesting turn when Leela Taneja selects Kunj as a suitable match for her. Will Twinkle’s love endure the complications presented by her mother being at loggerheads with Yuvraj’s or will Leela Taneja be successful in sowing the seeds of a new romance in Twinkle’s heart? Join Twinkle on her journey of Ummeed – her search for true love and happiness!
The show is being produced by Essel Vision Production Ltd, the content engine of ZEEL. Essaying the roles of the two warring mothers Leela and Anita in ‘Tashn-e-Ishq’ are veteran actors Vaishanvi Mcdonald and Eva Grover respectively. The two stalwarts have played several meaty roles most convincingly in the course of their prolific careers on television. Fresh, young faces Jasmine Bhasin and Zain Imam have been cast for the roles of the love birds Twinkle and Yuvraj, while actor Siddhant Gupta plays the role of Kunj, a happy -go-lucky young man that Twinkle’s mother selects as a suitable match for her. Joining the stellar cast are veteran actors Bina Banerjee as Preeto Ji, Ashwin Kaushal as Raman Taneja; Rishina Kandhari as Nicky Sarna; Deepika Amin as Usha Sarna; Ashwin Kaushal as Mama ji and Ram Sethi as Twinkle’s dada ji.
While speaking to the media personnel, Jasmine Bhasin said that she simply loved the script and the story. She claimed that the role she is assigned is a lot similar to her own life and personality.
Similarly even Sidhant Gupta who plays the third angle of the triangle said that he too liked the script and the role he had to play. He claimed that they are going to appear in the prime time slot replacing Jodha Akbar’s serial.
During the visit to Nagpur to promote her upcoming show, Twinkle Taneja said, “I am really excited to be a part the show. The role I am playing is a part of who I am, so it comes very naturally. My character is of a fearless, feisty, kind-hearted and compassionate girl. Being a Punjabi, I’m well-versed with the culture and can easily relate to the character. I’m fortunate to get my first break as a lead with ‘Tashn-e-Ishq’. I’m thoroughly enjoying every aspect of our shoot schedules and the process of making a show. With the show airing at peak primetime on Zee TV, I couldn’t have asked for more. I share a great rapport with all my co-stars and shooting with them doesn’t feel like work. I have great expectations from the show and I hope the audience will appreciate our creative effort”.
Sidhant Gupta who plays the role of the male lead- Kunj Sarna said, “I’m fortunate to be a part of the show and was actually waiting for a role like this. I’m essaying the character of Kunj Sarna and enjoying it to the core. Kunj is a happy go lucky guy who thrives on putting a smile on the faces of those around him. Set against the vibrant backdrop of upscale, upwardly mobile Punjab, the show has all the elements needed for a complete dose of entertainment- There’s comedy, drama, there’s Tashn and there’s Ishq. I have a wonderful equation with the entire cast and since we’ve some very experienced co-actors working with us, it’s a great learning for all the young actors on the show. I have great expectations from the show and I hope the audience will appreciate my performance”.
The theme soundtrack of the show is produced by Zee Music and the renowned music composer Lalit Pandit, known for his romantic melodies, has composed the music pieces. Will Twinkle and Yuvraj’s romance survive the hostility between their mothers or does destiny spell out Kunj for Twinkle?