MUMBAI: A lot of people are turning towards the digital medium as the platform is not only entertaining but gives the liberty to bring bold and relatable content in the form of webseries. Not only digital, but the Bollywood medium is also witnessing a change in viewing as people are now turning towards content which is historical.
Afterall, who wouldn't want to enjoy a visual recreation of what actually happened in the past?
Indian film producer, director and screenwriter Nikkhil Advani is making a web series based on the Mughal Empire and the show is titled Moghuls. He is producing the series under his banner Emmay Entertainment.
The pilot of the same had already kick-started last year and included a star cast like Ronit Roy, Dia Mirza and Shabana Azmi. The shoot was scheduled to begin in February 2020 however, due to lockdown it got postponed.
Now a source exclusively revealed to us that actress Dia Mirza, who had shot the pilot for the series is out and makers have brought on board television’s popular actress Drashti Dhami to play the character of Khanzada Begum.
After ruling television industry for a decade and impressed with her stint in shows like Dill Mill Gayye, Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon, Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka among others, is making her digital debut with Moghuls.
The series focuses on the rise and fall of Mughal Empire through generations from Babur to Aurangzeb. It will be launched on OTT platform Hotstar.
TellyChakkar will update our readers with further developments. Stay tuned!