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Dia Mirza stars in India's first Horror Web Series - 'Shockers'

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NEW DELHI: Well-known cine actress Dia Mirza has starred in her first-ever role in the horror genre – for a web series on hotstar.com.

Dia plays the title role in "The Good Wife" in one of the episodes of India's first horror web series,Shockers. Her short film deals with a supernatural presence in her house.

The actor was in the news recently for starring in the country's first Indo-Iranian project Salaam Mumbai and tapping a whole new audience on television with her solo travelling series, Ganga-The Soul of India.

In a statement, Dia said: “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 story, in The Good Wife could be anyone's experience. 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 is directed by Faruk Kabir and produced by him and Himanshu Kishan Mehra. It is based on a story by Kabir, Kamayani Viyas and Nikhil Viyas and is available exclusively on Hotstar

One can watch the episode now on the link below:

http://www.hotstar.com/tv/shockers/9038/the-good-wife/1000095407


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