Kolkata: Star Jalsha aims to set its benchmark a notch higher with the launch of a new epic AamiSirajer- A love story that survived the greatest betrayal in India’s history, a magnum opus in Bengali television.
AamiSirajer Begum explores the untold tale of Begum Lutfunnisa, a bonded slave girl who escalated in curious ways of life to become NawabSiraj-ud-Daulah’s most adored Begum through her love and loyalty, tenacity and marvel of intelligence. Lutfunnisa remained confined within the walls of JenanaMahal but was able to make her presence felt in the royal politics of 18th century Bengal. With her prodigal astuteness, she guided her husband Siraj in every step to protect Bengal’s Masnad from anarchy, atrocities and betrayal posed by foes within and outside the Royal Palace of Murshidabad.
AamiSirajer Begum will showcase an enigmatic portrayal of the NawabiEra through captivating storytelling, intricately designed costume,jewellery and elaborate sets.
The costumes are being carefully crafted to capture Nawabi style in the then Bengal. Authentic Nawabi jewellery are being created to represent the royal beauty of the era.
The set of the showfeaturesdetailed sections like Sheesh Mahal, Raj Darbaar, JenanaMahal, Nawab’s personal rooms – that will create a visual splendor for Bengali television audience.
The show comes from the house of DAG Creative Media.
“Every creative talent house aspires to present a differentiated classy content that will connect with the larger audience in a big way. In Bengali Television, such a grand piece has not happened for a long time. We are really excited to create this content and have been putting a lot of effort to live up to the viewers’ expectation.” Says RanaSarkar, the Producer of the show.
SagnikGhosh, Executive Vice President and Channel Head, Star Jalsha and Jalsha Movies said, “Star Jalsha has always told extraordinary stories of aspiration, hope and empowerment. AamiSirajer Begum is an untold epic story staged in the 18th Century Bengal, from which today’s Bengal can draw immense inspiration – inspiration to overcome hurdles in life, to rise against all odds and to become an icon of ‘Chalopaltai’. We hope to overwhelm the Bengali audience with this story.”
AamiSirajer Begum will start from 10th Dec 2018 onwards on Star JalshaSD and HD, scheduled every Mon-Sat at 9.30pm.