Sikander Kher masters the Eastern UP dialect for 24: Season 2

Sikander Kher masters the Eastern UP dialect for 24: Season 2


COLORS’ much anticipated finite thriller series 24: Season 2 is all set to hit the small screen in July with double the action, drama and thrill

Kickstarting his journey on small screen, actor Sikander Kher will be seen essaying the role of a drug lord Haroon Sherchan whose roots lie in Eastern UP

Adding a lot of drama to the storyline, Sikander’s character will be Jai Singh Rathod’s chief nemesis. He will be seen fighting it out and doing everything possible to get his brother Roshan Sherchan (Ashish Vidyarthi) released from jail

While the acting comes naturally to Sikander, in order to get into the skin of the character, Sikander has taken extensive efforts when it comes to dialogue delivery

In fact, the actors has spent hours learning the Eastern UP dialect and even decided to make it a part of everyday conversations

“Eastern UP dialect has a very distinct sound and articulation; it’s something that I wanted to bring into my character. I started working on the language and diction to perfect it. There were times when I would rehearse it even behind the cameras while having conversations with Anil sir and other cast members.” said Sikander

Just how has this dialect helped Sikander Kher to emulate a drug lord with much authenticity? Tune in to 24: Season 2 starting 23rd July 2016, every Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 pm on COLORS to find out…