The magnificent and intense posters of ALTBalaji and ZEE5’s PAURASHPUR helmed by Shilpa Shinde (Queen Meerawati), Annu Kapoor (King Bhadrapratap), Shaheer Sheikh (Veer Singh), Sahil Salathia (Bhanu), Milind Soman (Boris) Poulomi Das (Kala), and Anantvijay Vijay Joshi (Prince Aaditya) has already grown the buzz around the magnum opus show four-folds ever. Raising the excitement level a notch higher, the digital platforms have now launched the gripping teaser of the show, which will leave you intrigued and wanting for more.
Shot against the backdrop of 16th century India, the world of Paurashpur brings to you love, lust, blood-stained swords & gender struggles, magnificent sets with hard-hitting dialogues all with a superstar cast!
The teaser showcases the talented legendary actor Annu Kapoor as Raja Bhadrapratap Singh, who rules the extremely misogynistic kingdom of Paurashpur. A kingdom, where women are objectified for desire and treated like a man’s property. A toxic dynasty, that dictates women’s freedom, where the laws are so archaic that the women are disallowed from making decisions regarding their own bodies without the men in their lives. deny any demands made by the men in the kingdom.
Dominated by the patriarch of men, we also see the versatile actor Shilpa Shinde, who plays a perfect example of ravishing beauty with brains; Queen Meerawati of Paurashpur. Her wisdom makes Paurashpur stand as a powerful empire. We also see Milind Soman as Boris, a sharp mind with a charming personality who questions the equality of men, women as well as every other gender in the kingdom. The teaser also shows us impactful glimpses of other magnificent performers like Shaheer Sheikh as Veer Singh, Anantvijay Joshi as Price Aaditya, Poulomi Das as Kala, and Sahil Salathia as Bhanu.
The teaser also throws some light on the enthralling dialogues with Annu Kapoor’s intense voice whispering “Saath jeena hai, saath rehena hai par saath marna nahi hain”, Or Milind Soman asking the most vital question with “Yeh Stree aur Purush ke beech ka bhed bhav, kabh khatam hoga Maharaj?” to Shilpa Shinde’s impactful dialogues including “Aazaadi ke liye ladhna padta hai aur ladhne ke liye zinda rehena bahut zaruri hai” and “Aurato ka daman karke itihas rachne walo ka itihas mitta denge”.
Touted to be one of the biggest web series ever brought to the audiences, ALTBalaji and ZEE5’s magnum opus Paurashpur is already making headlines. Directed by Shachindra Vats, the period drama web-series stars Shilpa Shinde, Milind Soman, Sahil Salathia, Shaheer Sheikh, Annu Kapoor, Anantvijay Joshi, Poulomi Das, Flora Saini, Aditya Lal, and others.
Witness the epic story of an extraordinary kingdom with stories both bold & brutal, as the sexes battle it out amidst royal betrayals, double standards, gender politics & a decision that questions the social fabric of an entire kingdom.
Stay tuned to watch the trailer on 8th December 2020 only on ALTBalaji & ZEE5!