Saher Bamba who made her debut in 2019 with Karan Deol in Pal Pal Dil Ke Pass will soon be making her digital debut with Nikhil Advani's Moghuls which will premier on Disney+ Hotstar. Moghuls is a screen adaptation of Alex Rutherford's six-volume historical fiction novel, Empire of the Moghul. The show has been the talk of the town ever since the announcement, as it has some stellar cast. The historical fiction series features Shabana Azmi, as Babur's grandmother Esan Daulat, Kunal Kapoor as Babur, Humayun played by Student of the Year actor Aditya Seal.
Adding to this ensemble is actress Saher Bamba who won many hearts with her performance in her first film. As per our source, Saher will play Maham Begum, wife of Babur and mother of Humayun, played by Aditya Seal. Maham Begum was the chief queen of the royal household and Babur's favorite wife. She was powerful and also the only one, privileged to sit by the side of Babur on the throne of the Mughal Empire.
The shooting of the series is completed and currently in post-production. “The makers plan to release the series in the third quarter of this year," says the sources. Lavish sets had been built in Mumbai and Jaipur for the show which began its shooting in 2019 and completed the shoot last year. The first season of Moghuls will revolve around Babur, his rule in Kabul before he came to Hindustan, and his obsession with the city of Samarkand. Directed by Mitakshara Kumar Moghuls will be produced under Emmay Entertainment.
Currently, Nikhil is gearing up for his next release Sardar Ka Grandson which will stream on Netflix next month. The film stars Arjun Kapoor, Neena Gupta, and Rakul Preet.
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