"I consider my role to be very interesting and challenging because I have never played such a character before. Also, a unique concept such as Ram Leela has never been seen before on Indian television - it's a different experience altogether," Sanjeeda Sheikh said in a statement.
"I'll be seen in an exciting dance performance more than the typical negative characters usually seen on Indian television. As Surpanakha is extremely attracted to Ram, she tries to lure him away from Sita."
"There is nothing vulgar about the act and has been beautifully choreographed by Remo D'Souza keeping in mind that we have a family audience," she added.