Preeti Jhangiani has made a remarkable comeback with her latest web series, “Kafas,” which is gaining momentum and has become the most-watched show on SonyLiv. Jhangiani takes on a captivating character in the series, centered around a middle-class family in Mumbai and their school-going child’s pursuit of stardom.
During a recent interview, Jhangiani shared intriguing details about her role as Tanya Bajaj. She described Tanya as a character grounded in reality—a star wife who puts up a façade for the public, despite facing personal struggles. As a mother, Tanya is fiercely protective of her son and will go to any lengths to shield him. Jhangiani expressed her pleasant surprise at being offered the role, as it diverged from the typical characters she is usually cast as. The presence of a grey side to Tanya’s character presented an exciting and challenging opportunity for Jhangiani as an actor. She commended the casting director, Mukesh Chhabra, and director, Sahil Sangha, for taking a bold approach by casting her against type, a decision that ultimately paid off.
Jhangiani also discussed the challenges she faced while shooting the series. Transitioning from a cinematic mindset to truly embodying Tanya’s character required careful restraint and immersion. She acknowledged the invaluable guidance provided by director Sahil Sangha in capturing the right tone for each scene.
With “Kafas” gaining increasing popularity, Preeti Jhangiani’s portrayal of Tanya Bajaj has captivated audiences, highlighting her versatility as an actor. As the series continues to captivate viewers, they eagerly anticipate the unfolding of Tanya’s complex journey within the middle-class family in Mumbai.