Mumbai: Disney+ Hotstar and National Award-winning filmmaker Nikkhil Advani and Emmay Entertainment have come together to announce the biggest upcoming Hotstar Specials series The Empire, a monumental period adventure drama tracing the origins of a dynasty. This magnum opus showcases the life story of a warrior, adventurer, survivor, and a king. Touted to be one of the grandest shows ever created in India, the series promises a magnificent visual spectacle mounted on a scale not seen on the digital realm before.
After back-to-back successful shows like drama-mystery Grahan and thriller series November Story, Disney + Hotstar is partnering with India’s leading filmmaker Nikkhil Advani who has delivered classic superhits from Kal Ho Naa Ho and Salaam-e-Ishq, to critically-acclaimed titles like D-Day and Batla House; for this magnum opus. The show is directed by Mitakshara Kumar and produced by Monisha Advani and Madhu Bhojwani (Emmay Entertainment). The Empire promises a world-class viewing experience and will release soon only on Disney+ Hotstar.
Showrunner Nikkhil Advani said, “Putting together The Empire has been a huge challenge but also a massive honor for me. Bringing alive a visually stunning world with a solid story narrative was the main aim for me, Mitakshara Kumar our director and everyone at Emmay Entertainment. Right from the story to the star-cast and high production value – our ambition was to create a show that is larger than life; one that leaves a lasting impression on viewers. Partnering with Disney+ Hotstar has made it possible to bring this visual spectacle to life. My partners Monisha Advani and Madhu Bhojwani and I at Emmay Entertainment are very proud to introduce the very talented Mitakshara Kumar!”
Hotstar Specials presents The Empire, coming soon exclusively for subscribers of Disney+ Hotstar VIP and Disney+Hotstar Premium.