- Taj: Divided by Blood, the period drama, is now streaming on Zee5
- The web series made its way to OTT on March 3, 2023
- Naseeruddin Shah, Dharmendra, Rahul Bose, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sandhya Mridul, Zarina Wahab, Aashim Gulati, and Taaha Shah play central characters in it
We have all heard tales of the Mughal emperor Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar, popularly known as Akbar the Great. There are umpteen TV shows, and movies have been made about him. In 2008, a film titled Jodhaa Akbar was made, with Hrithik Roshan as Emperor Akbar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Rajkumari Jodhaa Bai. The film was a commercial success. Later in 2013, Zee TV introduced the television viewing audience to the TV show Jodha Akbar, starring Rajat Tokas and Paridhi Sharma. On the channel Colors, there was also a TV show called Dastaan-e-Mohabbat Salim and Anarkali, which mentions Akbar, Jodha Bai, and others. Now a well-known streaming service is bringing to its OTT table a web series titled “Taj: Divided by Blood.” The series has a talented ensemble cast, and with its trailer already out, it promises to be an entertaining watch. The OTT release date of the series has been finalised. If you are a fan of historical drama, then your search for a good series ends here. Read along to learn more details.
Taj: Divided by Blood OTT Release Date: Where and When to Stream the Series Online
The show is now streaming on Zee5. It started streaming on March 3, 2023. Season 1 of the series consists of 10 episodes. Users can watch Taj: Divided by Blood in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu audio formats.
As the battle for power begins, trust will be undoubtedly tested.
Only time will tell whether it unites or divides the family!
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Taj: Divided by Blood Official Trailer
Zee5 shared the official trailer for the series on its YouTube channel on February 17, 2023. The trailer received a massive response within six days, getting over 21 million views. Taj: Divided by Blood was initially announced in 2018.
Taj: Divided by Blood Cast and Crew
The web series is directed by Ron Scalpello, Ajay Singh, Vibhu Puri, and Prashant Singh. The story writing credit for Taj: Divided by Blood belongs to Christopher Butera, while the screenplay is by William Borthwick and Simon Fantauzzo. Ajay Singh is the dialogue writer, and Ian Arber composed the music. Taj: Divided by Blood is produced by Abhimanyu Singh and Roopali Singh. Simon Temple and Tejal Shetye are the cinematographers. Distributed by Zee5, the series is made under the banner of Contiloe Pictures.
Dharmendra, Naseeruddin Shah, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sandhya Mridul, Rahul Bose, Zarina Wahab, Aashim Gulati, Taaha Shah, Shubham Kumar Mehra, Pankaj Saraswant, Anushka Luhar, Tanvi Negi, Jaanam Raaj, Subodh Bhave, Akshat Mishra, Pawan Chopra, Padma Damodaran, Shivani Tanksale, Aayam Mehta, and Firdaush star in the series.
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The storyline of Taj: Divided by Blood
The series was set in the 16th century. Taj: Divided by Blood follows Mughal Emperor Akbar (Naseeruddin Shah) and the succession war between his three sons, Salim (Aashim Gulati), Murad (Taaha Shah), and Daniyal (Shubham Kumar Mehra). What follows is a terrifying, twisted tale of a battle for power filled with politics, torrid romances, betrayals, cold treachery, and bloodshed. The web series brings forth the multiple layers of each character in the Mughal dynasty. The web series dramatises the rise and fall of the Mughal Empire’s various generations in a very entertaining way, bringing to light the brutality and beauty of the dynasty.