Actor Shahwar Ali, who made his fiction debut on TV with “Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma”, says his look in the show is inspired from megastar Amitabh Bachchan and cinematic legend Kishore Kumar.
Set in the post-Partition era, the show features Shahwar as an upright lawyer of the 1960s. “Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma” is being shot at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad.
“Off screen, Kishore Kumar used to wear square rimmed glasses which I incorporated in my look as Parvez in the show. However, it is rare to find those kind of glasses and I got them especially from Hyderabad,” Shahwar said in a statement.
“I have also tried to copy his (Kishore Kumar’s) hairstyle, but the side hairstyle has been inspired from Amitabh Bachchan. Along with that, I had a discussion with the creative team about the costumes to bring out the authenticity of that era without going over the top as getting the look right is like half the battle won.
“I am thoroughly enjoying sporting the classic bell bottoms, chequered shirts and formal suits. I am sure that it will definitely transport the viewers to that era,” he added.
Zee TV’s “Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma” marks the small screen debut of actress Urvashi Sharma.