Gaurav Gera popularly known as Nandu of Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin is all set to play our very own desi genie in NDTV Imagine’s Raajkumar Aaryyan. Gaurav in a never seen before avatar essays the role of a good genie who is extremely fond of Aaryyan.
When asked him about the character he portrays, Gaurav says “I am playing a Genie, it's a cameo. I come out of a shell and grant Raajkumar Aaryyan three wishes; but he denies my offer and I get annoyed by that”. Talking about his unusual role, the actor quips, “ I have tried different roles from an old man to an old woman!! This is the character which I had never played. I was dressed up very differently; they painted me whole blue and I had a turban to sport too”.
Watch out for Aaryyan's next escapade where he comes across a wounded mermaid and he comes to her aid. In turn to Aaryyan's gesture, the mermaid gives him a shankhmani, which is in the form of a shell. On rubbing the shell a genie appears who can fulfill any 3 wishes of the master.
To every one's astonishment Aaryyan's only wish is to help his parents and the people from his village which he has determined to do on his own will. Furthermore Aaryyan is robed of all his belongings including the shankhmani by a greedy peasant. Due to the peasant's greedy wishes everything turns into gold including his family, and now it is on Raajkumar Aaryyan to help the peasant out with his menace.
Watch out for Gaurav Gera the genie in Raajkumar Aaryyan on July 16.
Reporter and Author: Ranjini Nair