Mumbai: Tennis ace Sania Mirza will make her digital debut with the sequence, MTV Nishedh Alone Collectively, and says the present goals to boost consciousness about tuberculosis (TB). Sania will play herself within the fiction sequence.

A digital spin-off of the TV present “MTV Nishedh”, which premiered in January this 12 months, the “self-shot-at-home” sequence spotlights on the necessity to elevate consciousness round TB and throw mild on the significance of correct remedy, particularly within the COVID-19 period.

“TB continues to be one of the persistent well being points in our nation. With about half of the recognized instances beneath the age of 30, there may be an pressing have to sort out fallacies round it and drive a notion change,” Sania stated.

“‘MTV Nishedh Alone Collectively’ conveys that in a singular and impactful means. The youth of as we speak is extra conscious, delicate, and aware about points that plague our nation. TB is a unbroken menace, and its affect has solely worsened by means of the pandemic. The battle to curb TB is harder now than ever and that is what prompted me to come back on board. As somebody who’s in a spot of affect, I hope my presence helps in a roundabout way to collectively battle the societal conventions and produce a few constructive change,” she added.

The present will discover the challenges of a younger couple, Vicky and Megha (performed by Syed Raza Ahmed and Priya Chauhan). Sania shall be seen discussing the challenges younger {couples} confronted throughout the lockdown. The present additionally options Akshay Nalwade and Ashwin Mushran.

The five-episode sequence will launch on the social media handles of MTV India and MTV Nishedh within the final week of November.