&TV to launch new fiction show in the Hindi GEC space ‘Ek Mahanayak – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’
Based on the the life story of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the socio-drama is produced by Smruti Shinde’s SOBO Films. It will premiere on December 17 at 8.30 pm, every Monday to Friday on &TV
“However good a constitution maybe, if those who are implementing it are not good, it will prove to be bad. However bad a constitution may be, if those implementing it are good, it will prove to be good” - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
Over the course of its magnificent history, India has been led by some of the most notable leaders who have set a precedent for the future and served as an inspiration for all. One such leader in Indian history, who rallied a revolution and became a voice to reckon with, is Ek Mahanayak - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. The founding father of the Indian constitution. A man who has etched a prominent place in millions of Indian hearts. A leader par excellence whose legacy is unparalleled.
&TV announces a never-told-before life story in the Hindi GEC space, a powerful socio-drama titled Ek Mahanayak – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Produced by Smruti Shinde’s SOBO Films, the show is an inspirational story of Babasaheb and his journey from the tender age of five, to him becoming the prime architect of the Indian constitution. The show Ek Mahanayak – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar will feature Prasad Jawade essaying the lead character of Dr. B.R Ambedkar, Aayudh Bhanushali as young Ambedkar, together with Jaggu Niwangune portraying the role of Ambedkar’s father, Neha Joshi as the Mother, Saud Mansuri as his elder brother, Athar Khan as his younger brother, Tulsa and Vanshika Yadav as his sisters amongst others.
Talking about this new offering, Vishnu Shankar, Business Head, &TV said, “Dr. B.R. Ambedakar laid the foundation of a unified India by bringing millions of Indians under the ambit of one nation and one constitution. His teachings and philosophy still resonate with the Indians across the country, even today. His ability to challenge and mobilize a revolution that redefined the democracy for the Indian soil made him the greatest leader of our times. We are proud to present a show on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, which is, in fact, a first for the Hindi GEC space. I’m sure his story will inspire and touch the hearts of Indians far and wide.”
Adding further, Smruti Sushilkumar Shinde, Director, SOBO Films said “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian constitution popularly known as ‘Babasaheb’ was a great social reformer, educationist and politician. The life of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is an inspiring story of struggle from his birth till his last breath. We are confident that our show ‘Ek Mahanayak – Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’ will be a landmark life story on what a man can achieve through his clear and evolved vision, indomitable perseverance, and determination. I do believe this television show will have an incredible connection with the audiences. Never before has a story of such a great real struggle been showcased on Indian television and it’s a great honour and a huge responsibility for my production house SOBO Films to present it along with &TV in front of a very eager audience.”
Aayudh Bhanushali, who is portraying the role of young Ambedkar said, “We have been studying Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s work and accomplishments in the History lessons at school. But little did I know that one day I will be privileged to essay the role of young Ambedkar on screen. Through this show, I am getting to learn and discover a lot more about him, which I wouldn’t have through the textbooks. It is a great learning experience personally and I am looking forward to it with great enthusiasm.”
The show will premiere on December 17, 2019, at 8:30 pm, every Monday to Friday on &TV.
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