Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani's Emmay Entertainment is all set to come up with a new web show, titled 'The Empire'. Directed by Mitakshara Kumar, 'The Empire' will showcase the life story of a warrior, adventurer, survivor, and king.
On Friday, the makers also unveiled the teaser of the show, which is being touted to be one of the grandest shows ever created in India.
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The teaser of the 'epic saga' reminded many netizens of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama 'Padmaavat'. The film featured Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles.
A Twitter user wrote: "The teaser of the show #TheEmpire is really impressive. Feels like Padmavat."
"Looks really interesting... can be like one of the Bhanshali type show, the teaser looked incredible," wrote another.
Meanwhile, some even called it a 'rip off' of popular fantasy drama 'Game of Thrones.
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Speaking more about the project, Nikkhil, who is best known for his movies 'D-Day' and 'Batla House', 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," he added.