Television actress Farnaz Shetty, who is playing grown-up Manu (played by Sania Touqueer), in the show ‘Waaris’ suffered burns on the set of the show. She says she is recovering and her wounds are healing.
Farnaz essays the role of Manu in the &TV show. Her character is a girl who is raised as a boy under adverse circumstances. She ended up burning her hands while shooting for an important sequence.
“We were shooting for an important high point where Manu’s real identity is revealed. As per the track, I had to use my pagdi (turban) to extinguish the fire but while performing for the scene, I accidentally burnt my hands,” Farnaz said in a statement.
The accident took place when the lead pair of the show Farnaz and Neil Motwaniwere shooting for a major fire sequence where the character Manu’s real identity is finally revealed to Rajveer (Neil).