Delhi-based actor Niharika Lyra Dutt (26) played the role of Sara Matthews in Anushka Sharma's super hit web series,'Paatal Lok'. Niharika's character of a fierce and headstrong journalist stood out in the crime thriller amid the ensemble cast that included heavyweights like Neeraj Kabi and Jaideep Ahlawat.
'Paatal Lok' earned both critical acclaim and streaming success. It was particularly appreciated for layered characterization and its depiction on-screen. Though the series was headlined by male characters, female actors of the show garnered much applause for their nuanced depiction of emotions in limited screen time. The character played by Niharika - Sara - was a pivotal character in the series, and was loved by the audience and the critics alike.
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Interview by Geetika Sachdev
Produced by Varnika Gupta; video edited by Amith Ediga