Dia Mirza tries her hand at horror with new web series

Mumbai, May 25: Known for playing soft romantic roles, Bollywood actress Dia Mirza is making a switch by featuring in an episode of the horror web series, “Shockers”.

The “Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein” actress will be seen playing the title role in an episode titled “The Good Wife”.

“As an actor it is exciting to be a part of different mediums of story telling. Short films as a format are exciting, because in a limited period of time a lot can be conveyed. Samaira’s (the character) story, in ‘The Good Wife’ could be anyone’s experience,” Dia said in a statement.

The episode deals with a supernatural presence in the character’s house. Dia, 34, says the experience for shooting it was “extraordinary”.

“It is real and extraordinary. I enjoyed shooting for this in one night with Faruk Kabir who as a director is pushing the envelope of spookiness.”

“The Good Wife”, written and directed by Faruk Kabir, is available on Hotstar. Agency