Kritika Kamra on being part of Matka King: It is an intriguing story, rich in cultural history

Directed by Nagraj Manjule, the series stars Vijay Varma in the lead
Kritika Kamra (left) and Vijay Varma in a poster of Matka King
Kritika Kamra (left) and Vijay Varma in a poster of Matka King

Actor Kritika Kamra will star opposite Vijay Varma in the upcoming series Matka King. A known face on television, Kritika has been part of films and series like Bheed (2023) and Bambai Meri Jaan (2023).

Matka King will be helmed by acclaimed filmmaker Nagraj Manjule. The show will delve into the real-life Matka gambling phenomenon that swept through India from the 1960s to the 1990s.

"I am thrilled to be a part of Matka King and to work alongside such an incredibly talented team," Kritika shared. "Joining forces with Vijay Varma, whose work I deeply admire, is an exciting opportunity. Nagaraj Manjule's vision and storytelling prowess are unmatched, and I am eager to bring my character to life under his direction. The story of Matka King is not only intriguing but also rich in cultural history.”

As per an earlier report, the show has started filming. Matka King also features Sai Tamhankar, Gulshan Grover and Siddharth Jadhav in pivotal roles.

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