Ahad Raza Mir, renowned for his captivating performances, is set to mesmerize audiences once again in an upcoming BBC production. The highly-anticipated second season of the wartime drama series, World on Fire, has just released a thrilling first look, revealing Ahad Raza Mir’s character, Rajib.
In this gripping series, Mir portrays the role of Rajib, a fearless and determined leader of a specialist unit within the British Indian Army during World War II. The recently unveiled image showcases Mir in a striking uniform, his intense gaze captivating viewers from the screen.
World on Fire gained immense popularity with its first season release in 2019, and fans have eagerly awaited its return to the small screen. Although there have been speculations that the show will premiere on October 15, no official confirmation has been provided by the broadcaster.
Mir’s presence in the show adds to an already impressive ensemble cast, including returning actors such as Lesley Manville as Robina, Jonah Hauer-King as Harry, Julia Brown as Lois, and Zofia Wichlacz as Kasia. Joining them are talented newcomers Mark Bonnar, known for his role in Shetland, as the enigmatic Sir James Danemere, and Gregg Sulkin, renowned for his performance in Runaways, as a brave yet reckless RAF pilot. Additionally, Miriam Schiweck, from Der Staatsanwalt, joins as a German teenage member of the Band of German Maidens.
The second season promises an exhilarating narrative, with RAF pilots embarking on missions to eliminate German bombers that haunt the skies above Manchester. Meanwhile, rescue operations unfold on the streets below, providing a stark reminder of the grim realities of war within Britain.
World on Fire Season 2 takes audiences on a captivating journey, from the war-torn streets of Britain to Nazi Germany, and even to the resistance efforts within occupied France. Additionally, viewers will witness the brutal sands of the North African desert, where troops face a completely different kind of combat.