Aruna Irani set to play grandmother

Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Veteran actress Aruna Irani, known for her work in films like "Bobby" and "Beta", as well as TV shows such as "Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand", will play a grandmother in the upcoming show "Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji".

Going by its first promo, the show will focus on a young woman, Happy (actress Jasmin Bhasin), who sees the happier side of every situation. Aruna will join the show as a 'dadiji'.

"I said yes to do this role because there are various shades to her character and I personally love the story of the show," Aruna said in a statement.

"Working with Gul Khan (producer) is also like homecoming for me because I have known her for over a decade. Everyone takes care of me on the set and I love spending time with them," she added.

"Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji" will premiere on January 15 on StarPlus.