Yesterday in a grand event in Mumbai, Zee Marathi's brand new serial on Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was revealed. The serial is titled Swarajya Rakshak Sambhaji and will have Dr. Amol Kolhe portraying the central character of Sambhaji Maharaj. The serial will start on Sunday, 24th September 2017 with a 2 hour special episode at 7 pm. The regular serial will be telecast every Monday to Saturday at 9 pm from 25th September.
Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was the first Prince of Hindavi Swarajya and 2nd Chhatrapati. He was always portrayed as controversies' child and life threw many challenges in his entire lifespan. Many of the curret generation do not know the history of Sambhaji Maharaj and to make them aware about his wisdom and gallantry, Zee Marathi is coming up with this brand new serial 'Swarajya Rakshak Sambhaji'.
"We were working on this subject of Sambhaji Maharaj for almost 8 years and I am glad finally the story has taken shape and ready to be seen. I want to thank Zee Marathi and all the artists and technicians associated with the serial. I salute the courage of Shivaji Maharaj, but for Sambhaji Maharaj, my heart bleeds. I hope with this serial Swarajya Rakshak Sambhaji, we will be able to show the untold history of Sambhaji Maharaj for the younger generation." Said Actor and producer Dr. Amol Kolhe.
Watch the first look reveal of Sambhaji Maharaj
On the Occassion Zee Marathi's Business Head Nilesh Mayekar said, "Zee Marathi has always given audience with clean entertainment with social responsibility. With 'Jai Malhar' serial, we brought the story of Maharashtra's ultimate god Khandoba to the viewers and now with 'Swarajya Rakshak Sambhaji', we are ready to bring the story of another ultimate god of Maharashtra, Shivaji Maharaj's son, Sambhaji Maharaj. This serial will be the delight to watch for the audience."
The event was attended by whole cast and crew.The event was graced by Home Minister fame Adesh Bandekar, who blessed the serial with his presence and kind words. The cast includes Dr. Amol Kolhe as Sambhaji Maharaj, Amogh Meghanji as younger Sambhaji, Pratiksha Lonkar as Jijabai, Amit Behl as Aurangzeb, Shantanu Moghe, Poorva Gokhale, Pallavi Vaidya, Snehlata Vasaikar, Latika Sawant, Tajasvi Anant Parab, Tanvi Kulkarni and Vedaashri Vinay Dali.
The serial's story research and writing is by Pratap Gangawane and direction is by Kartik Kendhe. The serial is produced by Dr. Amol Kolhe, Vilas Sawant, Sonali Rao and Pinku Biswas. Cinematography is by Nirmal Jani and Action is by Ravi Diwan.
So do watch 'Swarajya Rakshak Sambhaji' in special 2-hour episode on Sunday, 24th September at 7 pm and thereafter every Monday to Saturday at 9 pm.
Here are few photos from the event.
Actor & Producer Dr. Amol Kolhe
Adesh Bandekar Blessing the serial with his presence
(L-R) Writer Pratap Gangawane, Actor & Producer Dr. Amol Kolhe, Producer Pinku Biswas, Actor Amit Behl, Actress Pratiksha Lonkar
Cast and Crew of Zee Marathi Serial 'Swarajya Rakshak Sambhaji'