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Freedom At Midnight - Malishka Mendonsa, Rajesh Kumar to play THESE roles in Nikkhil Advani's series; find out here

Nikkhil Advani's web series Freedom At Midnight will soon premiere on SonyLIV and OTTplay Premium. Before that, the makers have introduced Malishka Mendonsa, KC Shankar and Rajesh Kumar's characters.

Freedom At Midnight - Malishka Mendonsa, Rajesh Kumar to play THESE roles in Nikkhil Advani's series; find out here

Freedom At Midnight star cast. (Courtesy - Instagram/ SonyLIV)

Last Updated: 11.47 AM, May 14, 2024


Nikkhil Advani's Freedom At Midnight is one of the most anticipated web shows of the year. For a while now, the makers have been introducing the important actors of the cast and their characters from the show. Freedom At Midnight, which will premiere on SonyLIV and OTTplay Premium, is based on Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collin's book by the same name. It will highlight events around India's independence movement and partition. The latest update on the show is about Malishka Mendonsa, Rajesh Kumar and KC Shankar joining Freedom At Midnight.

New characters in Freedom At Midnight!

The streaming platform shared the first look of Malishka Mendonsa, Rajesh Kumar, and KC Shankar's characters from Freedom At Midnight. While Malishka will be seen as Sarojini Naidu, Rajesh will essay the role of Liaquat Ali Khan and KC Shankar will portray the character of VP Menon.

Sharing the character posters of Freedom At Midnight on Instagram, the makers mentioned, "FreedomAtMidnight shall illuminate with depth and authenticity the stories of prominent personalities, offering viewers a nuanced understanding of their struggles, triumphs, and sacrifices (sic)."

Malishka Mendonsa on essaying Sarojini Naidu's role

In an official statement, Mailshka Mendonsa opened up about portraying the character of Sarojini Naidu in Freedom At Midnight. "Playing her is a challenge and honour, as my only reference point is what I’ve read about her and the discussions I’ve had about her with our director. I think she was a true representation of the Modern women of India who was not boxed by any limitations," she said.

On the other hand, Rajesh Kumar spoke about playing the role of Liaquat Ali Khan. The actor said immersing in Liaquat's character has been a pivotal moment in his career. Rajesh further mentioned he aims to authentically portray the role by doing thorough and detailed research on Khan's life.

Meanwhile, Nikkhil Advani serves as the showrunner and director of Freedom At Midnight.

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