Kalki Koechlin to play a novelist in Zee5’s next Bhram

Happy Ending actress Kalki Koechlin enjoys a reputation for her acting finesse. Her versatile roles and unconventional choices have always made her stand out from her counterparts. In her next outing Bhram, a ZEE5 Original web series, Kalki will play a novelist suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The women-centric psychological thriller is an eight-episode series written by K Hari Kumar and directed by Sangeeth Sivan goes on floors this week.

Kalki’s character goes through the many eccentric emotions while pursuing a story and suffers from PTSD after an incident. Besides her, the digital drama boasts of an ensemble cast comprising Bhumika Chawla, Sanjay Suri, Eijaz Khan, Omkar Kapoor amongst others. Omkar recently starred in a ZEE5 Original web series Bhoot Purva (click here to watch). Bhram marks his second outing with the platform. The first schedule of the shoot will take place in Shimla.

Divulging details about her character and story, Kalki says, “Bhram is an intriguing story and the character I essay is really complex. I heard the script and then kept thinking about it for days. It is almost frightening how the human mind works. I am looking forward to the shoot and the release on ZEE5.”

Check out her look from Bhram here:

Kalki Koechlin's look from ZEE5 Original Bhram
(Source: ZEE5)

Director Sangeeth Sivan says, “Bhram is a thriller where the story revolves around a novelist who suffers from PTSD. It is a tight script, beautifully nuanced and I hope we are able to translate this on screen. Kalki is a powerful actor and it is amazing how she intently listens and pays attention to every small detail during workshop and narration sessions. The journey has started and I am excited and looking forward for audiences to catch it on ZEE5.”

Commenting on the announcement, Aparna Acharekar, Programming Head, ZEE5 India said, “Viewers are constantly looking for engaging stories and we have received a fantastic response for thrillers on our platform. We are further investing into this genre across languages for our audiences. Bhram is an alluring story and the perfect binge-watching content. The show starring Kalki Koechlin goes on floor and we are looking forward to release it on the platform soon.”

Excited to watch Kalki in a new role in Bhram? Stay tuned for more updates and an exclusive sneak peek into the forthcoming web series.

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