Did You Know Silence’s Director Aban Bharucha Played Alia Bhatt’s Mother In Dear Zindagi?

Director of Silence… Can You Hear It, Aban Deohans Bharucha is a woman who wears many hats! Besides being a director she has also played the role of Alia’s mother in Dear Zindagi.

ZEE5 Web Desk

March 30, 2021



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Silence….. Can You Hear It director Aban Bharucha Deohans has aced many portfolios in the Indian film industry. She is a director, writer, actor and also an advertisement filmmaker. For the unversed, we have all previously seen her in the 2016 Shah Rukh Khan-Alia Bhatt starrer Dear Zindagi, where she essayed the role of Alia’s mother. Yes, remember Alia’s mother who had a difficult time connecting with her on-screen daughter? She is, in fact, the brilliant director who will helm ZEE5’s upcoming murder mystery.

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In the movie Dear Zindagi, we see her playing the role of a mother who does not really have a smooth relationship with her daughter Kiara, played by Alia Bhatt. Kiara blames her parents for abandoning her with the grandparents during her childhood but later the relationship transitions into that of a loved one. Aban beautifully portrays the complexity of her character with the help of her acting skills.

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Aban has also graced the chair of a director with her short story Teaspoon. The film was produced by her husband Kiran and starred actors like Sree Swara and Vaquar Shaikh. The movie garnered many positive reviews from critics and audience. The film was awarded Best Screenplay Award at the Dada Saheb Phalke Awards. She has also filmed many commercials for companies like Pepsodent, Lifebuoy etc.

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Her latest venture as a director is a murder mystery called Silence….. Can You Hear It which will premiere on ZEE5 on March 26. The movie stars Manoj Bajpayee and Prachi Desai in lead roles and the story revolves around two murder investigation.

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There’s a lot of buzz surrounding this new murder mystery and Manoj’s inclusion has certainly amped up our excitement. We certainly trust Aban to do justice with her next project and are looking forward to witnessing her amazing work.

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