ZEE5's Rangbaaz premiered on 22nd December and everyone has shared positive feedback and praises for the web series as well as the acting.
Set against the rustic background of India's heartland, the UP of the 90s, Rangbaaz revolves around the story of Shiv Prakash Shukla, played by Saqib Saleem. It revolves around a man engaging in the dark and dirty world of crime and shows the human side of one of the most feared gangsters of the region from the '90s.
Sonakshi Sinha took to Instagram to share her feedback after watching the first two episodes at the screening.
"Talent ki saarein hadhein paar kar di @saqibsaleem ne!!! Guys do yourself a favour and watch #Rangbaaz
Huma Qureshi was all praises for her brother's performance.
This hardworking talented boy has worked so hard to play a nuanced complex character so far away from who he is .. I know he has given it his everything to bring Shiv Kumar Shukla alive .. so proud of you @Saqibsaleem #Rangbaaz #22Dec @ZEE5India Go watch it already guys ..
Producer Ramesh Taurani shared the Rangbaaz poster on Instagram and said, "#Rangbaaz is a superb show. @saqibsaleem has performed outstandingly..Gripping story and competent direction. It will do very well.
Jimmy Sheirgill said, "Thoroughly enjoyed the first two episodes of #rangbaaz @Saqibsaleem @dirtigmanshu @ravikishann @ahanakumra @RanvirShorey @ZEE5India #bhav and the entire cast were brilliant Best wishes.
Mudassar Aziz, Director
To say @Saqibsaleem has turned a new leaf in #Rangbaaz on #ZEE5 is an understatement! He shines in every bloody shot! The scene after committing his first murder is just SO SPECIAL! @dirtigmanshu mind blowing! @AahanaKumra effortless as ever! @ravikishann Pranaaaaam
Suresh Triveni, Director
#Rangbaaz on @ZEE5India is a very very well told show .watching the first few episodes and the intent looks superb @Saqibsaleem is great!
Kubbra Sait said, "Just walked out of #Rangbaaz and WOW! how good are you @Saqibsaleem etching the nuances of #ShivPrakashShukla and the cherry on the cake is your and my love interest @AahanaKumra as Babita. Bravo @ZEE5India"
Veteran journalist Bharati Dubey said, "What a complete revelation as an actor, kudos to you @Saqibsaleem for pulling off this difficult role in #Rangbaaz so easily!"
Report By: Anuya Chakravarthi