Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar and producer Ritesh Sidhwani will produce a web series based on Timeri N. Muraris novel “Taj: A Story of Mughal India” under their banner Excel Entertainment.
They will be entering the digital platform in a big way and will bring out multiple web series, read a statement on behalf of the banner.Directors Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti will be developing two other concept-based shows, and Farhan and Ritesh have three shows in the pipeline already.
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The first three shows have already been licensed by one digital platform and will be rolled out within a year. The content will be showcased on different digital platforms.Their flagship show “Taj: A Story of Mughal India” will begin later this year.
According to a source in the know, the rights to “Taj: A Story of Mughal India” have already been acquired and it will be directed by a top filmmaker.