Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar, of Mirzapur's Sweety fame, is all set to play a key role in Gurinder Chadha's British TV series Beecham House. The first trailer of the show is out and fans are excited to see Shriya's new avatar.
The trailer is a peek at the period drama set in the 19th century revolves around the lives of the residents of a beautiful mansion called Beecham House. Tom Bateman, Lesley Nicol, Marc Warren and Leo Suter are part of the ensemble cast for ITV’s period drama. Shriya plays Chanchal, a feisty and charming girl with a mysterious past, who turns up at John Beecham's mansion to take care of his baby. "Chanchal has many shades to her. She is unpredictable, and discovers a lot about love throughout the course of the series," the actress had said about her role.
Boom ! Here it is ! Presenting the first look of Beecham House, a period drama directed by the powerhouse @gurinder.chadha . This is my first international series and I’m so grateful to have had this opportunity to work with such a remarkably talented and diverse cast and crew. It’s not everyday that you get to potray a character like Chanchal and I can’t wait to share more . There’s a lot more coming your way ! I have always visualised a career not just in India but internationally as well and this is my first step towards that dream . Thank you so much @kavipandit @thetrishaan and India Take One . . Follow @beechamhouse for all the updates ! @itv . . #Beechamhouse #Britishseries #Perioddrama #Chanchal #Internationalseriesdebut #gurinderchadha #Fremantle #ITV #benditfilms #shriyapilgaonkar
With beautiful mansions as sets, intricate and detailed period costumes, the trailer has promised fans of much more grandeur and story to follow. Shriya took to her official Instagram to share the trailer and wrote, "Here it is! The first look of #BeechamHouse. This has been a dream project for me! My first international series, a period drama directed by the powerhouse @GurinderC . So grateful to have got the opportunity to work with this amazing cast & crew. @ITV @beechamhouse,"
In an interview with a local daily, Shriya spoke about working with director Gurinder, who has also made films like Bend It Like Beckham. She said, "Gurinder is a powerhouse. This is the first time I'm doing a period drama, so I was nervous, at first. I took this opportunity to read up about the time period that the show is set in. I also took voice and diction lessons, which were interesting. Gurinder helped us develop our characters, and find our place in the ensemble cast. I had seen the works of some of my co-actors, including Lesley, Mark Warren and Bateman. So, I was excited to work with them".