Television actress Ridhi Dogra and Anupriya Goenka are set to make their digital debut as both of them have been roped in for the series Asura, which will be aired on the Voot. The suspense thriller is being directed by Anirudh Sen and Tanveer Bookwala will serve as the producer under the banner of Ding Entertainment. Alongside these actors, Sharib Hashmi will also play a vital role in the series.
All three actors have earlier proved their mettle either on the small or big screen. Actress Ridhi Dogra is most popularly known for roles in serials like Laagi Tujhse Lagan, Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?, Savitri, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Diya Aur Baati Hum, and Woh Apna Sa, among others. It will be interesting to see how effectively she makes the use of this medium which has a far wider reach. On the other side actress, Anupriya Goenka is known for her work in the movies Dishoom, Bobby Jasoos, Daddy, Tiger Zinda Hai, and Padmavati. She has also been a significant part of a tv show, Stories by Rabindranath Tagore and had a small role in Netflix Sacred Games.
The third actor to recently join the series is Sharib Hashmi who has been part of blockbuster movies Slumdog Millionaire, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Filmistan, etc. As per the resources he will be portraying the role of a cop in the Asura. Sharib will also be seen in Amazon Prime series, The Family Man with Manoj Bajpayee.
All these three actors will join the already stunning cast which includes Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti. The story of Asura revolves around a gangster and a cop who are up against each other. Asura will be an out and out thrilling cat and mouse chase in which Ridhi will be seen playing an essential role. Anupriya will be playing a key character in the story as well.