Mumbai : A new series based on the life of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar is all set to launch on Star Pravah. Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, a man with a vision, was the architect of the Constitution of India. The era he lived is now ready to be portrayed on Marathi small screen through new show Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar. Actor Sagar Deshmukh has been roped in to play Ambedkar. Sagar was recently seen playing the renowned Marathi humourist and writer PL Deshpande in the writer’s biopic Bhaai – Vyakti Ki Valli, for which the actor received excellent reviews across the nation.
While talking on the new show Sagar said, “It is a new challenge for me to portray Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, the work that Babasaheb has done is indeed huge. This new character has made me see a new side of Babasaheb. It won’t be wrong to say that this character is making me rich as an actor.” The actor was already riding high on the success of Bhaai – Vyaktiki Valli, this new role will give his career a new definition for sure.
The golden era has a large canvas to work on and so the show was researched long before it was ready to go on air. There are numerous parts of Ambedkar’s life which will be seen on the show, his various roles from being a Jurist, economist, social reformer, anthropologist, author, historian, journalist, freedom fighter and the most important one that of human rights activist has been worked on and will be portrayed in the prime time show slated to be shown on Star Pravah.