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Ranvir Shorey, Shonali Nagrani, Mukul Chaddha join cast of Zee5’s Sunflower


The web-series' cast comprises Girish Kulkarni, Sonal Jha, Radha Bhatt, Ashish Vidyarthi, Saloni Khanna and Ashwin Kaushal.

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Ranvir Shorey, Shonali Nagrani, and Mukul Chaddha have all been named as part of the ensemble cast of the Zee5’s Sunflower. They join Girish Kulkarni, Sonal Jha, Radha Bhatt, Ashish Vidyarthi, Saloni Khanna and Ashwin Kaushal as the residents of the Sunflower society in the upcoming web-series.

The comedy, starring Sunil Grover, was announced last October and began filming in November. Grover plays the lead in the web-series set in a middle-class housing society in Mumbai called Sunflower. The recently announced cast play characters who live in the housing society.

Ashish Vidyarthi

Chaddha and Bhatt play a married couple, Mr and Mrs Ahuja, while Vidyarthi is Dilip Iyer, with Jha playing his wife, Mrs Iyer.  Ranvir Shorey and Girish Kulkarni are part of the law enforcement as Inspector Digendra and Tambe respectively.

Kaushal and Nagrani play Mr and Mrs Raj Kapoor respectively.

Girish Kulkarni

The co-directors of Sunflower, Vikas Bahl and Rahul Sengupta, said in a statement, “Casting was the most fun part in the initial process for Sunflower. We knew that this is a plot and character-driven show, hence it was important to have the right people represent the conservative-yet-quirky members that call Sunflower home.”

“It has been a joy ride shooting with our talented ensemble cast right from Sameer, Ashish, Girish, Ranvir, Mukul, Shonali, Sonal to Radha, Ashwin, Saloni, Dayana, Ria, Simran, Jyoti. They come together to form a melting pot of the weird yet unique characters that bring the series together,” they added.

Produced by Reliance Entertainment and Good Co, Sunflower has been written by Bahl. The web-series is due to be released in April 2021 on Zee5 Premium.

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