TV actress Barkha Bisht plays gangster with ‘oomph’

Mumbai, May 30: The upcoming episode of crime-based show “Encounter” will feature TV actress Barkha Bisht as a gangster who uses her looks to get into the crime world. Barkha will be seen playing gangster Unnati. In the episode, Unnati with the help of her lover Ulhas, essayed by TV actor Behzad Khan, makes a mark in the underworld. The love story of the duo ends when Unnati’s insecurities and betrayal lead to the encounter of Ulhas, said a statement.

“I said yes to the character as soon as I read the script. I play a seductress and it was very challenging for me. It was a very exciting experience for me to shoot for the episode of ‘Encounter’. I hope my fans love my work,” said Barkha. Hosted by actor Manoj Bajpayee, the show brings stories of encounters between Mumbai police and gangsters. Himanshu Malhotra will be seen as police officer Tilak Nambiar in the show and he said that the experience was “satisfying”.

“The role was pretty intense and heroic. I am fortunate that I got an opportunity to play someone like him. For me, this was definitely one of the most interesting roles that I have done,” he added.