Actress and popular face of TV, Mandira Bedi is all set to surprise her fans with a powerful role of a Mafia lord’s wife in her debut web series titled Smoke.
Mandira who got many accolades for her edgy character in recently released short film The Gift, has been roped in for a web series by Eros. She teams-up with Jim Sarbh, Kalki Koechlin, Tom Alter and Neil Bhoopalam.
“Mandira will portray a powerful character as the wife of a mafia drug lord and the series will be of 10 to 12 episodes. The release date would be decided soon,” says a source, adding, “The web series has already been shot in Goa.”
Talking about her experience, Mandira says, “I have worked for both the platforms, TV and Digital-Online. For online, I have already worked in short films like Phir Ek Baar, Deuce, The Gift and now web series Smoke will be releasing soon. There is growing audience for digital platform. Online content takes less time and it gives artists the chance to do something which is out of the box.”
She further adds, “The content and shows done on TV will always be a bit safer and conservative. There are daily soaps that take 25 -28 days a month time commitment and that thing goes on for years,” the actress who gained popularity on the small screen as Shanti and was later seen in the popular show Kyunki... Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.