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Mahesh Bhatt's fiction of fact 'Naamkarann' to start today

Updated: Sep 12, 2016 14:36 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 12 (ANI): Mahesh Bhatt is all set with his 'fiction of fact' daily soap 'Naamkarann' that will go on air from today on Star Plus.

Sharing Star Plus' tweet on the same, Bhatt wrote, "The fiction of fact !"

On the same note, the channel's tweet read, ".@MaheshNBhatt has an important announcement for you! #Naamkarann, Starts 12th Sept at 9 PM only on STAR Plus."

The filmmaker, in another tweet, posted a snap of the cast and crew of the soap and wrote, "Team Naamkarann. The bigger the dream the more important is the team. What would I do without all u lovely people?"

The series will portray the story of Avni, an illegitimate child, whose father left her and her muslim mother Asha while she was a child.

Avni will be played by Arsheen Namdar along with actors like Barkha Bisht, Viraf Patel, Sayantani Ghosh and others.

Sharing daddy's excitement, daughter Alia Bhatt too took to her Twitter handle to share, "And it finally begins!!! Please do take your time out to watch this special show...With a very special young girl!"

Looks like, Star Plus has brought this very realistic series as a replacement to the very popular ' Diya Aur Baati Hum,' which went off air recently. (ANI)