Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Yudh’ to hit TV screens July 14

Published: July 3, 2014
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Actor Amitabh Bachchan unveils his upcoming movie “Yudh“ poster in New Delhi on June 11, 2014. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/IANS)

IANS

Mumbai – “Yudh”, which marks Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s foray into the fiction space on TV, will hit the small screen July 14 on Sony Entertainment Television.

The finite series will be aired Monday to Thursday at 10.30 p.m.

After years in planning and a year in the making, “Yudh”, which stars the Big B as Yudhisthir Sikarwar, promises to take viewers on a “cinematic experience”.

“Yudh” is co-produced by Amitabh’s production company Saraswati Creations in collaboration with Endemol India. Helming the show is acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap as the creative director, along with Shoojit Sircar who has been roped in as a creative consultant. The series is directed by Ribhu Dasgupta.

The show follows the life of Yudhishthir Sikarwar, a real estate baron, who is diagnosed with a degenerative neurological disorder. It traces his journey, his struggle with his collapsing health, his battle with business rivals and his complicated family equations.

Also starring veteran actress Sarika along with names like Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kay Kay Menon, the show has so far, via its promos, given the audience a reason to watch out for it.

IANS 2014-07-03 17:10:03

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