Popular actors Zahid Hasan and Tauquir Ahmed are set to make their first appearance together in a web series with streaming platform Bioscope's mystery thriller "Ke" in January next year.
Ke, produced by Shahriar Shakil under the production of Alpha-I studios, depicts the story of two close friends, played by Zahid and Tauquir, who are writers by profession. As the complexities of life unravel, they find it hard to differentiate between truth and lie.
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The web series narrates a murder mystery of deception, lies, and hallucination and seeks to find the answer to "who is speaking the truth and who is telling the lie?"
A launch event of the ensemble cast of the series was held in the capital recently.
The cast of this web series including Zahid, Tauquir, Sanjida Pretty, Dilruba Doyal, Tanzika, director Gautam Kairi and producer Shakil joined the launching event.
Regarding the venture, Tauquir said: "I believe this mystery-based story will delight the audience. Moreover, after many days I acted together with Zahid Hasan. If the audience likes the story, acting, and production, everyone's hard work will be worthwhile."
Gautam said: "The mystery in Ke will unfold through the story of a family. It was a memorable occasion for me to be able to work together with two versatile actors in my first series. There are stories within stories."
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Zahid said: "After listening to the initial plot of the story, I was mesmerised. This web series is full of suspense and thrill. Also, Gautam is a very organised and sincere director. I think the series will entertain cross-sections of audiences."
Solaiman Alam, Grameenphone chief digital and strategy officer, said: "Today's consumers have new expectations and preferences on media consumption. It is our pleasure to bring together the two most popular and versatile actors in the industry through this web series."