Farhan Akhtar won’t exploit Preity Zinta: Richa Chadha on Inside Edge
Richa Chadha has spoken on Farhan Akhtar’s upcoming web series Inside Edge where she plays a character that strongly resembles Preity Zinta.tv Updated: Jun 28, 2017 16:23 IST
Richa Chadha spoke about her character in Farhan Akhtar’s upcoming web series Inside Edge, which was rumoured to have resembles to IPL franchise ‘Kings XI Punjab’ owner Preity Zinta.
The show will see the Maasan actor playing a celebrity cricket team owner, with a stormy love life.
Speaking on the same, Richa even denied the reports of Preity requesting the makers to show the first cut of the series to her, adding, she is not aware of any development.
“I didn’t know she had asked for a screening. Also, their (Farhan Akhtar, Preity Zinta and Ritesh Sidhwani) friendship goes back to the Dil Chahta Hai days. I don’t think they will exploit her. I am sure when she watches the show, she will like it.”
Speaking about the comparison between her character and the Veer Zaara actor, Richa said, “But the only thing that is common between us is that I play an actress, who owns a cricket team. The comparison ends there. We have made an entertaining and an engaging show.”
Adding, “This has been one of the most difficult characters I have played. Every artist has some secrets and insecurities which have been highlighted in the show.”
The Inside Edge cast consists of Richa Chadha, Vivek Oberoi, Angad Bedi, Tanuj Virwani, Sidhhant Chaturvedi, Sanjay Suri, Sarah Jane Dias and Sayoni Gupta.
Excel Media & Entertainment, a division of Excel Entertainment, has collaborated with Amazon Prime Video for the show.
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First Published: Jun 25, 2017 18:13 IST