Huma Qureshi and Avantika Dassani will appear in the main lead in a new ZEE5 web show called “Mithya,” directed by filmmaker Rohan Sippy, the streaming service revealed today. “Mithya” is an original adaptation of Katherine Kelly and Molly Windsor’s 2019 British television series “Cheat.”

Avantika, the daughter of actor Bhagyashree, also makes her Bollywood debut in the series “Mithya.”

The series is set in Darjeeling and follows the complex interactions between Juhi, a Hindi literature university professor, and her student Rhea (Avantika). 

What turns on in a classroom disagreement rapidly twisting wildly, starting an upsetting mental fight between the two women, coming full circle in awful repercussions and frightening exposures, according to the official logline.

Parambrata Chatterjee, Rajit Kapur, and Samir Soni will play a major role in the six-part show, which is produced by Applause Entertainment in partnership with Rose Audio Visual Production.

Mithya is an intense psychological web drama. We’re intrigued to see how people react to this nail-biting thriller starring two powerful women. With the goal of expanding our content offerings across genres, we strive to be a platform of choice, with a portfolio that meets the needs of both India and Bharat, in a statement, Manish Kalra started. 

Mithya is an interesting drama with multifaceted characters. The location and storyline take you on a bizarre journey that we hope our audience will love. The twisted relationship between a Hindi literature professor and her ostensibly malicious student is explored in this psychological thriller. As this professor and student, Huma Qureshi and Avantika Dassani are outstanding, Nimisha Pandey, Chief Content Officer, Hindi Originals at ZEE5 said. 

After Naseeruddin Shah’s “Kaun Banegi Shikharwati,” this will be ZEE5’s second web show in partnership with Applause Entertainment. The movie was a family entertaining movie that was loved and praised by the audience. 

Let’s wait for this web show as people really love to watch thriller theme dramas. Well, there are high hopes for this series. 


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