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Imtiaz Ali’s brother Arif Directs Episode for TV Series

ArifMumbai, Nov 3: Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali’s brother Arif, who directed Bollywood film “Lekar Hum Deewana Dil”, has gone behind the camera to helm an episode for TV show “MTV Big F”.

The show, hosted by Gautam Gulati, tells real life stories of ordinary young people from the heartland of the country. One such real story has been brought to life by Arif.

He directed an episode featuring Skand Thakur and Jiya Sharma in pivotal roles. The episode, showcasing moments of love, lust and passion, revolves around the lives of Ahana (Jiya Sharma), a free-spirited scion who is married to the suave and cunning Ronith (Skand Thakur). Ronith hires a detective to spy on his cheating wife and overcome his insecurities.

Commenting on his first directorial venture on television, Arif said in a statement: “I’ve always enjoyed the youth space and most of my work has been around it. I was intrigued by the concept of ‘MTV Big F’ as it is a true reflection of young India which is confident and expressive. Television is my home turf and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience with MTV and Bodhi Tree (production house).”

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