Sarwar Ahuja to play lead in Discovery JEET’s ‘Mere Papa Hero Hiralal’
Television’s popular actor Sarwar Ahuja is all set to play the lead role in ‘Mere Papa Hero Hiralal’. As the lead protagonist, Sarwar plays the role of Hiralal Tiwari, a single father who makes his living driving an auto rickshaw, and is ready to go beyond the ordinary to help his daughter Gungun recover from a serious medical condition. Joining Sarwar is the cute little sensation from Bollywood, Riva Arora, as Gungun Tiwari. Riva, who started her modelling career at the age of 18 months, has done movies like Rockstar, Mom and Haseena.
Produced by Viniyard Films, Mere Papa,Hero Hiralal is a fiction show inspired from a true life incident of an auto rickshaw driver from Mumbai who had to ply carrying his two-year-old child in his lap.
“Playing Hiralal made me explore so many new emotions that I have never lived before. Hiralal might not have money, but he is still richer than most. Life is tough for Hiralal, but with optimism and a never say die spirit, he makes every day special for his daughter,” says Sarwar Ahuja. “This special bond between father and daughter is the core of this heartwarming drama series. I really enjoyed spending hours and hours with young Riva who is full of life.”
The soon to be launched GEC channel ‘Discovery Jeet’ will bring together Discovery’s unmatched story-telling and the best of real-life entertainment through larger than life stories aimed at inspiring millions.