- Taj – Divided by Blood includes eminent names like Dharmendra, Naseeruddin Shah and others
- Set against the backdrop of the Mughal empire, the show will be presented as a revelatory tale
- Fans can watch Taj – Divided by Blood on Zee5
Popular Indian OTT platform, Zee5, on the occasion of Valentine’s Day, announced a new show titled ‘Taj – Divided by Blood’ starring several popular names from the B-Town. Presented as a period drama, the makers have promised that the show will take one back in time, to the relevant era.
Taj – Divided by Blood: OTT Release Details
Fans can watch Taj – Divided by Blood on Zee5. Official release date of the show and other information is yet to be revealed. Announcing the show, Zee5 took to the official social media handles and said, “Mughal saltanat ke #TAJ ki kahani jald aa rahi hai! Ab khulenge #TAJKeRaaz. #TAJDividedByBlood coming soon on #ZEE5 #TAJonZEE5”
Mughal saltanat ke #TAJ ki kahani jald aa rahi hai!
Ab khulenge #TAJKeRaaz. #TAJDividedByBlood coming soon on #ZEE5 #TAJonZEE5 pic.twitter.com/6GWI4iTMwI
— ZEE5 (@ZEE5India) February 13, 2023
Sharing more details, in another tweet, the team said, ”
A legendary start to an epic show coming your way very soon! Are you excited? #TAJDividedByBlood coming soon on #ZEE5 #TAJonZEE5″
A legendary start to an epic show coming your way very soon! Are you excited? #TAJDividedByBlood coming soon on #ZEE5 #TAJonZEE5 pic.twitter.com/QFqFCv4WFP
— ZEE5 (@ZEE5India) February 15, 2023
Taj – Divided by Blood: Cast and Crew
Produced by Contiloe Digital, the show will star Dharmendra as Sheikh Salim Christi, Naseeruddin as King Akbar, Aditi Rao Hydari as Anarkali, Aashim Gulati as Prince Salim, Taha Shah as Prince Murad, Shubham Kumar Mehra as Prince Daniyal, Sandhya Mridul as Queen Jodha Bai, Zareena Wahab as Queen Salima, Sauraseni Maitra as Mehr un Nisa and Rahul Bose as Mirza Hakim.
The show has been directed by Ronald Scalpello, written by Simon Fantauzzo. William Borthwick has contributed to the show as the showrunner. Besides the above-mentioned actors, names like Subodh Bhave, Aayam Mehta, Deepraj Rana, Shivani Tanksale, Padma Damodharan, Pankaj Saraswat, Digambar Prasad and Zachary Coffin will also be a part of the show.
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Taj – Divided by Blood: Teaser and Premise
While the makers have not revealed a lot about the show, the official press statement about Taj – Divided by Blood states that the show, “encapsulates the reign of King Akbar who is on a quest to find a worthy successor. It dramatises the rise and fall of the generations that follow, showcasing the beauty and brutality of this great dynasty, their passion for arts, poetry and architecture, but at the same time their remarkably cold-blooded decisions with regards to their own family, in the quest for power.”
The show has been described as “a revelatory tale about the inner workings and the succession drama that played out in the hallowed chambers of the Mughal empire.”
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Taj – Divided by Blood: Message from the Makers
Sharing more details about this ambitious project and the objective behind it, Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India, said, “Taj – Divided by Blood is our most ambitious project which encapsulates the Mughal era and the war for dynasty unlike ever-before. We are excited to bring forth this epic saga of war and succession which will unravel many untold stories to our viewers.”