Mumbai: Model turned Bollywood actress Nimrat Kaur will be seen playing role of Indian Army officer in new web series produced by Ekta Kapoor.
The actress will be playing lead role in Ekta’s premiere digital app of ALT Balaji which announced its first original series with the “Homeland” star.
This untitled series will be produced by Endemol Shine India and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. The serial is set against the backdrop of Indian Army.
In the serial Nimart will be playing role of the first woman preparing to be inducted in a combat role in the army.
Ekta said, “When we announced the launch of ALT Balaji, we promised to break stereotypes in storytelling. This series is a strong reinforcement of that commitment. The ALT wave has begun and we’re excited to kick start the announcement with this duo.”
Nimrat, who had earlier enjoyed eventful year with “Airlift”, says the depth and dynamism of the character drew her towards the project.
The 34-year-old actress is eagerly waiting to start a new “journey with this exciting character”.
To be launched in early 2017, ALT Balaji marks Ekta’s foray into the digital domain, with her app, which will showcase exclusive, original, and never-seen before content.