Barkha Bisht Sengupta to play a gangster in Encounter

The upcoming episode of crime-based show Encounter will feature TV actor Barkha as a gangster who uses her looks to get into the crime world

Barkha Bisht Sengupta will be seen playing gangster Unnati.

In the episode, Unnati with the help of her lover Ulhas (Behzad Khan), makes a mark in the underworld. The love story of the duo ends when Unnati’s insecurities and betrayal lead to the encounter of Ulhas, said a statement.

“I said yes to the character as soon as I read the script. I play a seductress, which was very challenging for me. It was a very exciting experience to shoot for the episode of Encounter. I hope my fans love my work,” said Barkha.

Hosted by actor Manoj Bajpayee, the show brings stories of encounters between Mumbai police and gangsters. Himanshu Malhotra will be seen as police officer Tilak Nambiar in the show and he said that the experience was “satisfying”. “The role was pretty intense and heroic. I am fortunate that I got an opportunity to play someone like him. For me, this was definitely one of the most interesting roles that I have done,” he added.