We had reported that there are two shows in the making that are
inspired from SS Rajamouli's film Baahubali - Star Plus'
Aarambh and Sony TV's Prithvi Vallabh.
The television show Aarambh was recently launched and the promo
of the show is out. Check out the pictures from the promo....
Karthika As Devsena
Tamil actress Karthika Nair will be seen playing the role of
Devsena, while Tanuja will be seen making her small screen debut at
the age of 73.
Tanuja As Hahuma
Tanuja plays the protector of the throne. She will be seen
playing Hahuma. In the promo, she is seen in a black dress, with
snakes behind her!
In the promo, Hahuma will be seen telling as to how the people
are their strength and how the same people become their
Devsena will be seen fighting with her emotions. Devsena will be
seen fighting with her emotions. She says to herself, "Jis sinhasan
ne meri maa ko mujhse cheen liya, uss sinhasan ke liye apne pita ko
nahi kho sakti."
Tanuja Talks About Her Role In
Talking about her role, Tanuja said, "I am playing the role of
Hahuma. This role is distinctive in many ways. She is basically
clairvoyant, who can see the future. She can't predict future, she
can just give suggestions."
(In Pic: Karthika As Devsena)
Karthika Talks About Her Role In
Karthika Nair was quoted by Daily
Bhaskar as saying, "Character of Devsena has been an extremely
beautiful and strong girl. She is gracious and adventurous at the
Karthika Has Worked Hard For The
She added, "I have done many south movies but for the character
of Devsena I have done a hard work. It is completely acting scene
at the beginning of the story. It's a female oriented show."
Karthika Talks About
Karthika further said, "Sometime it was difficult to shoot
because at the beginning, we were shooting a war scene in this
heat. It is very difficult to shoot in this summer season."
KV Vijayendra Prasad, The Writer
The show which is written by KV Vijayendra Prasad of Baahubali,
will narrate the clash of the Dravidian and Aryans
Tanuja was quoted by IANS as saying, "Aarambh is a different
show as its story is unique. The basic topic that this show
highlights is the matriarchal society during Dravidian clans.
During that time, the ruler was the queen and everybody used to
obey to her decisions."
Film-maker Goldie Behl, who is directing the show, said,
"Vijender Prasad conceived this show. He did research and
interactions on various topics."
He added, "Once he narrated the story to me, then I thought it's
a great concept and that's how we decided to make a series on
Writer Vijayendra Prasad was quoted by Daily Bhaskar as saying,
"This is a creation of a parallel world of heroism."
He added, "My story of Devsena will be the first and only
narration of a woman so strong that she could rule the world of
patriarchy by knowledge and sword. This is the only project which
has brought me to the small screen." (With IANS Inputs)