Khan, known for her work in films like “Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year” and “Ishaqzaade”, said Zafar treated every actor at par with each other
The strength of this series is the variety of characters that come in and add to the story. I think he is smart enough to know how important each element is for the show. And that’s how he treated us even on set. Each character was given such weightage on the show, it was really impressive,” the 37-year-old actor said.
Khan said she realised the large scale of the series when Zafar, known for directing blockbusters like “Tiger Zinda Hai” and “Sultan”, sent her the script. “I was like, ‘Wow, this is a huge show with so many characters.’ At the time, I didn’t know who was going to play which character. I just knew that there will be a lot of very strong characters and my part is one of them,” Gauhar said.
“And when I got to know that Saif is on board with such an amazing cast and finally Dimple ma’am came towards the end, I was very excited,” she added.
Khan, who plays Maithili Sharan, the confidante of Kapadia’s politician Anuradha Kishore on the series, said she loved portraying a character that remains “calm in the storm”. “She’s not someone who would panic and come under pressure, and that is why she is so close to Dimple ma’am’s character Anuradha. Maithili is a special character to me because of this overall power that she has in this game of power.”