Yasir Shah, Amrita Prakash to essay a cross-border romance

Thursday, 23 January 2014 - 11:26am IST | Agency: DNA

Pakistani-Indian actor Yasir Shah and film-TV actress Amrita Prakash will be seen in an upcoming episode of Yeh Hai Aashiqui that will be depict cross-border romance. It  will have have Yasir playing the Pakistani Shadab, who comes to India to fulfill his grandparents’ wish to meet their childhood friends, who happen to be Amrita’s grandparents. When they are reuniting Amrita as Tabu and Shadab fall in love with each other. Yasir who is making a comeback to Indian TV after two years — he became popular after he did Khwaish and was last seen in an episode of Fear Files — is excited to play a character he can identify with completely. “Like Shadab I am a simple straight-forward guy and of course a Pakistani,” grins Yasir who is currently doing a serial based in Dubai. Yasir says that Indian serials are popular in Pakistan and are re-telecast there. He points out, “Pakistani dramas are 20- episode series based on novels. Here they are long-running and at times stretched.”

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