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'Excited to connect with Indian audience with Sadqay Tumhare'

Excited to connect with Indian audience with Sadqay Tumhare

Mumbai: Pakistani star Mahira Khan said she is thrilled to connect with the Indian audience through her show Sadqay Tumhare.

The 1980's-set drama series, which originally premiered in 2014, started airing on Zindagi on Thursday.

Mahira said she is happy about the show's return to TV.

"Sadqay Tumhare' is a heartfelt, simple love story. Shano is one of my favourite characters. She was otherworldly, romantic and just pure love. It is a nostalgic moment to see the show, which is so close to my heart, return to television where it all started. I am excited to have this opportunity to connect with the Indian audience once again through Zindagi," the actor, also known for the Pakistani show "Humsafar" and the Hindi film "Raees", said in a statement.

Written by Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar and directed by Mohammed Ehteshamuddin, Sadqay Tumhare also stars Adnan Malik.

Described as an intriguing story of love and fate, the show narrates the story of Khalil (Malik) and Shano (Khan) who are engaged very early in their life but lose contact for ten years.

According to the official synopsis, a village belle named Shano yearns to meet her fiancé Khalil who is settled in the big city. Initially, Khalil is hesitant about his feelings for Shano considering now that he has better prospects in the city, but he eventually falls in love with her.

In addition to Sadqay Tumhare, Zindagi's line-up such as popular show Aunn Zara starring Maya Ali and Osman Khalid Butt and Silvat, a short film directed by Tanuja Chandra featuring Kartik Aaryan and Meher Mistry, among others.

Speaking about the line-up, Chief Creative Officer, Zee Special Projects, Shailja Kejriwal said the team is happy to bring Khan and her show to viewers in India via Zindagi.

"Delighting the audience through stories that are relatable, diverse and cut across borders and genres, we are happy to bring Mahira and the iconic show Sadqay Tumhare on Zindagi, closer to viewers in India," Kejriwal said.

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