The countdown has begun for the epic period drama series Taj: Divided By Blood, which is set to premiere on the OTT platform. Since its trailer release, the show has been causing havoc on the internet. The reason for this is that it tells the deep, dark secret of the Mughal empire and features an enthralling cast. Taj: Divided By Blood focuses on a specific period during Akbar’s reign in India, chronicling the succession war between the great king’s three sons, Salim, Murad, and Daniyal. Now, to that point, here is everything you need to know about the show’s release date, time, and more.
What time will Taj: Divided By Blood be released on ZEE5?
The historic series will premiere on the platform on March 3, 2023, at 12:00 AM IST/ 1.30 AM ET, and you can watch it in the comfort of your homes starting this Friday. Season 1 of the series consists of 10 episodes and will stream in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu audio formats.
Can you watch it for free?
Taj: Divided By Blood is a Zee5 exclusive. Sadly Zee5 isn’t for free, and you’ll have to get a subscription if you want to watch the series. The plans start at Rs. 499/ year, and you can access a skew of shows like Panchayat, Tripling, Kota Factory, and more. However, you can check the options below to stream its content for free:
1. Vi postpaid plan starting at Rs. 499.
2. Vi Redx plan at Rs 1099 per month.
3. Vi prepaid plans at Rs 401.
4. Free with Tata Sky Mobile TV.
5. Free with Times Prime membership.
Taj: Divided By Blood- Everything you need to know
Taj: Divided By Blood, directed by Ronald Scalpello and written by Simon Fantauzzo, will depict King Akbar’s reign as he searches for a worthy successor to his grand legacy. The series dramatizes the rise and fall of subsequent generations, showcasing the beauty and brutality of this great dynasty, their passion for arts, poetry, and architecture, but also their remarkably cold-blooded decisions regarding their own family in the quest for power. You can also check out the official synopsis below:
“It is a multiple-episode per season show, run over six seasons, dramatizing the rise and fall of the various generations of the Mughal Empire. Every facet of the show brings out the contrasts inherent in that era, pitting: Lavish luxury against gritty consequences. Passionate love stories against cold treachery. Peaceful philosophies against fundamental beliefs. Innocent beginnings against desperate endings. It takes viewers on a historic journey showing them an unseen perspective of this illustrious dynasty which led to its rise as the greatest empire in medieval times and the quest for power within it, finally led to its downfall.”
Taj: Divided By Blood stars Naseeruddin Shah as King Akbar, Aditi Rao Hydari as Anarkali, Aashim Gulati as Prince Salim, Taha Shah as Prince Murad, Shubham Kumar Mehra as Prince Daniyal, Sandhya Mridul as Queen Jodha Bai, Sauraseni Maitra as Mehr un Nisa, Zareena Wahab as Queen Salima, Rahul Bose as Mirza Hakim and Dharmendra as Sheikh Salim Christi. The series also stars Subodh Bhave, Aayam Mehta, Padma Damodharan, Deepraj Rana, Shivani Tanksale, Pankaj Saraswat, Digambar Prasad, and Zachary Coffin in supporting roles.
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