Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein, Netflix India’s first release of 2022, is all set to release on January 14. The show stars Tahir Raj Bhasin, Shweta Tripathi Sharma and Anchal Singh in the lead roles. Directed by Sidharth Sengupta, the series is set to entertain the audience with its twisted story of love, crime and obsession. The streaming platform describes the pulpy thriller as gritty and romantic.
Leisurebyte spoke to actors Tahir, Shweta and Anchal about their characters Vikrant, Shikha and Purva. Shweta was asked how different the story is compared to the previous thrillers she’s been a part of. The actor answered, “The reason why I chose to do Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein is that Shikha’s story is driven by what is happening in Vikrant’s life.”
Shweta added, “Love is the driving force of everything in the script. I think love is such a pure emotion. Every decision the characters take is based on that. When people you love are in trouble, the characters make choices that they never thought of. That’s what I find interesting because nothing is in our control.”
The series marks Tahir Raj Bhasin’s second big release of 2022, along with Ranjish Hi Sahi. He started his career as a cruel villain in Mardaani and now, playing a romantic lover. About his character transition and journey, Tahir shared, “There’s been like an amazing transition. I’ve been very fortunate to play different kinds of parts. From Mardaani villain to being in a romantic triangle is just a 180-degree change.”
“In terms of it being a story about an ordinary boy in an extraordinary circumstance, and having to overcome different forms of challenges, whether it’s the obsessive lover or a power structure that is backing her, or the fact that at a certain point, even the girl who he loves, starts to be distant from him affect him. These are different challenges that he has to face as a very vulnerable romantic person who is then pushed to the limit of the circumstance that he’s forced to be in,” shares the actor about his character.
Anchal Singh plays Purva, the obsessive lover who wants Vikrant only for herself. Purva doesn’t speak much, but her smile is enough to create tension in the room. When asked to describe her character, Singh said, “My character is deeply and truly in love with Vikrant. So much so that Purva has imagined her life only and only with him since childhood. She has a lot of shades in her. Purva belongs to a family that has political power. When somebody actually has a lot of power in their hands, they need not shout or demand for it. She is a very vibrant person when she is with Vikrant. Otherwise, she has a powerful and calm demeanor.”
We also asked the actors how they feel about Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein being the first big Indian release on Netflix. Tahir said, “I’m super excited. It’s Netflix’s first and biggest release of 2022. I’m super humbled and amazed.”
Anchal added, “I am super excited and I’m glad that we are busy with the promotions because otherwise imagine to imagine sit and think about you know the release coming closer would have made me very nervous.”
“Different days different emotions. You know that I go into a zen mode when anything is closer to its release. I’m excited about it also in a very positive way,” added Shweta.
Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein Trailer
The series will stream on Netflix on January 14 from 1:30 pm.Instagram & Facebook to keep yourself updated with the latest news and reviews.