Talented ensemble cast
The Empire on Disney+ Hotstar brings together powerhouse talent from the Indian entertainment industry. Actor Kunal Kapoor plays Babur who will be seen battling actor Dino Morea whodons the ferocious look of the antagonist Shaibani Khan in the series. The queen of television actor DrashtiDhami makes her digital debut with The Empire as Khanzada. Joining them is the evergreen and supremely talented Shabana Azmi playing Begum AisanDaulat.
Massive production on an unprecedented scale
Shot across multiple locations in India and Uzbekistan, The Empire brings alive a spectacular and imposing experience studded with epic scenes of battlegrounds, stupendous forts, and vast landscapes.
Promises to be a visual spectacle
The eight-episode series, The Empire, has brought together immensely talented costume designers, VFX professionals, production and sound designers, action choreographers all part of a mammoth crew who breathed life into this ambitious vision. Told on a magnanimous scale, Indian entertainment history has thus far not witnessed a show like The Empire.
Strong women characters
The Empiremarks the first show to bring the spotlight on women who make and support the king. This is the first series where the audiences will witness a woman as the kingmaker who holds years of wisdom and guides the king on how to kill and conquer. The story progresses to show how the king’s sister faces grave challenges in order to save her brother’s throne.
~ Watch the first of its kind, visual spectacle The Empire from 27th August 2021; exclusively for all subscribers of Disney+ Hotstar ~