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Paurashpur: Milind Soman's look flaunting a nose ring and bindi is quite captivating

Updated on: 23 December,2020 12:00 AM IST  |  Mumbai
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For someone who doesn't get convinced easily over a project or a role, Milind tells us why exactly he chose to portray a challenging role like Boris

Paurashpur: Milind Soman's look flaunting a nose ring and bindi is quite captivating

Milind Soman in Paurashpur. Picture/PR


For ALTBalaji and ZEE5's forthcoming show Paurashpur, Milind Soman was initially offered the role of the King, which he refused. He eventually agreed to essay the role of a unique character, Boris, as seen in the poster and trailer of the epic fictional drama.

For someone who doesn't get convinced easily over a project or a role, Milind tells us why exactly he chose to portray a challenging role like Boris, something that an actor would be apprehensive of considering its look in the show.




Milind says, "I am a fan of medieval fantasy, so I thought it was a good idea to be a part of it. When they first came to me with the role of a King in the show, I refused because I was not interested in playing the King. The second time when they came, I just heard of another character which they had introduced in the narrative called Boris. I got to know that Boris is from the third gender, so I asked them to let me play this character as it's interesting and something I haven't done before."


Milind's striking look sporting a nose ring and bindi is being hugely appreciated by the audience, who can't wait to see all the drama and action unfold on the screen.

"The show talks about gender discrimination," Milind explains, "Boris sees indiscrimination first against himself that he is not respected and accepted as part of the society. And later, he sees that women are oppressed in the kingdom of Paurashpur. Then the other important characters in the show also realise it, and they come together, and the conspiracy, plotting, betrayal, and all that starts. When he wears clothes that are considered feminine, with all those long hair and sporting jewellery and bindi on his forehead, he doesn't need to prove anything to people. He is more fluid in his dressing sense, and he is gender fluid in his expression. We wanted to focus on the human aspect of Boris and not make it stereotypical."

The period-drama series, directed by Shachindra Vats, stars Annu Kapoor, Shilpa Shinde, Milind Soman, Sahil Salathia, Poulomi Das, Anantvijay Joshi, Flora Saini, Aditya Lal, Kashish Rai, amongst others.

Witness Paurashpur, the epic story of an extraordinary kingdom with stories both bold and brutal, as the sexes battle it out amidst royal betrayals, double standards, gender politics and a decision that questions the social fabric of an entire kingdom.

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