A formidable Mughal emperor whose goal was to rule all of India against a brave Bundela warrior-king determined to regain his kingdom – Chhatrasal from MX Player takes us back in time to the diabolical rule of Aurangzeb, one of the most dreaded rulers of India, reliving history and the brave heart, Maharaja Chhatrasal, who defied his tyranny and challenged his rule. Ruthless determination, a strict disciplinarian, and a ruler who has passed harsh judgments – here’s a promo that underscores the power and ferocity of Emperor Aurangzeb.
Timeless Neena Gupta guides viewers through the lesser-known saga of Chhatrasal, which will be streamed on MX Player starting July 29th.
Speaking of show, Neena Gupta said “Storytelling is the new hero now and I want to be part of nuanced content that stands out from the clutter. It is our responsibility as actors / filmmakers or producers to stimulate scripts that document our rich Indian heritage. At this stage in my career, I try to strike the right balance between progressive scripts and numerous entertainment options, and this is one of the reasons I agreed to tell the story of this brave Bundela King. Chhatrasal is the story of an unsung warrior that needed to be told, and I am honored to be at the forefront of this storytelling. “
On the show, directed by Anadii Chaturvedi, Jitin Gulati will see the role of King Chhatrasal Essays, while the award-winning Ashutosh Rana will play the formidable Aurangzeb.