I like to play diverse characters: Zahid Hasan

Md Mehedi Hassan | Published: 00:00, Aug 15,2019


Zahid Hasan-starrer Low Pressure will be aired on Baishakhi TV at 10:30 pm tonight.

Popular actor turned director Zahid Hasan has been ruling the hearts of viewers for more than one and half decades.

The actor, known for playing atypical characters both on the small and silver screen, has acted in a number of Eid teleplays and drama serials, currently being aired on different TV channels, and directed a few Eid productions as well.

He recently shared his Eid offerings with New Age and also spoke on the characters he has enacted in the Eid productions.

‘I like to play diverse characters because it gives me the chance to explore both my acting skill and style. Besides, viewers get to see me in new looks, which vary from time to time depending on the character I am playing,’ said Zahid Hasan.

Among Zahid-starrer Eid drama serials are Heavy Weight Mizan, Alal-Dulal, Manage Makbul, Bhaijan, Low Pressure and others, which are currently being aired on different TV channels. Alal-Dulal is being aired on Bangla Vision at 8:40 pm, Manage Makbul is being aired on RTV at 2:00 pm, Heavy Weight Mizan is being aired on RTV at 9:35 pm and Baishakhi TV is airing Low Pressure at 10:30 pm during Eid celebrations.

He has played characters from being a driver to a con artiste and more in the Eid productions.

In Heavy Weight Mizan, Zahid plays the role of a driver of an actress. In Low Pressure, he plays a con artiste who deceives people posing as a patient of low blood pressure. In Manage Mokbul he plays the character of a politician who contests in all polls but always lets the opposition win at the last minute.

Besides Zahid Hassan, the drama serials feature popular actors like Ahsan Habib Nasim, Chanchal Chowdhury, Saju Khadem, Nusrat Imrose Tisha, Shahnaj Khushi, Masuma Rahman Nabila, Irin Tani and others.

Zahid also directed a seven-episode drama serial named Bhaijan which is being aired on Dipto TV at 7:00 pm.

 ‘I mainly focus on the storylines and try to illustrate on the character that the story demands,’ said Zahid.

Besides, different channels are airing Zahid-starrer telefilms. Channel-i will telecast Kuhu Bhalobeshe Chhilo Arkokey at 2:35 pm tomorrow. Zahid will be seen opposite Richi Solaiman in the telefilm.

When asked about his directorial ventures, Zahid replied, ‘I try to create contents portraying contemporary issues.’

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