Mumbai: Actress Nigaar Z. Khan will be seen essaying the historical character of Mangala in an upcoming show `Buddha - The King of Kings`.
So far seen in glamorous avatar in shows like like `Lipstick` and `Hongey Judaa Na Hum`, she will be will be seen donning the role of a mother on screen for the first time.
"For the longest time now, I have been meaning to do something quite off the beaten track. My character Mangala wants to see her son as the King and hence turns out to be an evil for the world. She is motive-led," she said in a statement.
"For the first time ever, I have taken up a historical show and it takes me quite a lot of time to do my makeup and dress up for the show. To recreate the aura of a bygone era, one needs to get the character`s look, body language and demeanour spot on!" she added.
Produced by Spice Studios, `Buddha - The King of Kings` will soon go on air on Zee TV.