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Paurashpur on ALTBalaji: Thrilling period drama riddled with secrets

ALTbalaji, in collaboration with ZEE5, has released the official trailer for its upcoming original drama, “Paurashpur”. It is set to premiere on both the platforms on December 29.

The series is a magnum opus that follows a troubled empire filled with wicked characters and cruel intentions.

The official description for the show reads:

“The mystery of the missing queens. The lust of an oppressive king. The vengeance of a rebellious queen and the wrath of a realm pushed to the edge. Will an uprising be the beginning of the end of this mighty kingdom?”

Paurashpur features a stellar cast with the likes of Annu Kapoor, Shilpa Shinde, Milind Soman, Shaheer Sheikh, Anant Joshi, Poulami Das, and Sahil Salathia, among others.

Soman, who plays a transgender character in the series said:

“I like working on interesting and challenging fictional characters, as it allows me to explore a new world every time. I am happy that so many people have appreciated the look of my character, and I hope they love the show too.”

Shilpa Shinde, who plays Queen Meerwati, also talked about the topics Paurashpur highlights:

“I think most of the actors are always on the look out for a show like Paurashpur. The show touches upon a lot of serious issues like patriarchy, gender politics, power, etc., which used to exist even in those days. I am delighted to be a part of an interesting show shot on such a grand scale.”

The web series has been directed by Shachindra Vats. Check out the trailer below:


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