Sachin Tendulkar and Aishwarya Rai in “Khalid”, Pakistan’s TV Series on TV
Khalid Khan from Syed and Mirza Ghulam Ahmed’s immensely popular TV series for which she was the protagonist, Khalid is a tenacious young woman who has had to struggle through a long list of disappointments and traumas in her life. She is used to having her life threatened by men and other people who use their wealth to destroy the reputation of her father and try to steal her precious son.
The excitement of playing a glamorous part such as Khalid could not have been better as she is a very talented actress with all the required attributes to play the glamorous and thrilling role that she was given. In fact, the list of people who considered her an ideal actress to play this character was a long one. With so many greats names to choose from, why would we settle for the duds?
Though Khalid did not get a successful female actor to play her role, but thankfully she got a male actor to play her. But, who is he? How does he stack up to the well-known greats like Rishi Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai?
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricket was Sachin’s game and cricket remains to be his passion, while he is a devoted follower of the game. When he looks at the life of a woman in middle age, he remembers the wonder of playing cricket and wants to have the same experience with a young woman.
He reminds us of the legend of his own cricketing days, who was famous for his record batting stats and attitude towards the game. It is only fitting that he is also known for his beautiful, loving persona, which makes him relive the history of his childhood.
This is definitely an interesting way to narrate a story with different heroines. But, all the same, it is a blast to watch the hectic, fast-paced and exciting life of a woman at this age, with Sachin taking her on his private jet and making her feel like royalty.