Nikkhil Advani sets 'The Empire' series at Disney+ Hotstar
Filmmaker-producer Nikkhil Advani is once again collaborating with streamer Disney+ Hotstar for his new series, The Empire. The Hotstar Specials series, created by Advani, is described as a monumental period adventure drama tracing the origins of a dynasty. To be directed by Mitakshara Kumar, the drama will follow the life story of a warrior, adventurer, survivor, and a king.
Series touted to be among grandest shows created in India
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, a release from the streamer said. Advani, known for films such as Kal Ho Naa Ho, D-Day, and Batla House, had previously worked with the streamer for November Story and Grahan.
Creating 'The Empire' was a huge challenge and honor: Advani
The filmmaker will serve as the project's showrunner. His sister Monisha Advani will produce along with Madhu Bhojwani through their banner Emmay Entertainment. "Creating The Empire was a huge challenge but also a massive honor," Advani stated. "Bringing alive a visually stunning world with a solid story narrative was the main aim for me, director Mitakshara Kumar..., and everyone at Emmay Entertainment," he added.
Ambition was to create a larger than life show: Advani
"Right from the story, to the star-cast, and the high production value - our ambition was to create a show that is larger than life; one that leaves a lasting impression on viewers," Advani said. "Partnering with Disney+ Hotstar has made it possible to bring this visual spectacle to life," the filmmaker further stated.
'The Empire' will soon be available for Disney+ Hotstar subscribers
"My partners Monisha Advani and Madhu Bhojwani and I at Emmay Entertainment are very proud to introduce the very talented Mitakshara Kumar," Advani stated. The Empire will be available exclusively for the subscribers of Disney+ Hotstar VIP and Disney+ Hotstar Premium soon.Share this timeline