Actors Tahir Raj Bhasin, Mouni Roy, and Neha Sharma have signed on to star in Disney+ Hotstar’s next streaming show, which will be based on Arnab Ray's book Sultan of Delhi: Ascension. Filmmaker Milan Luthria, who is presently looking forward to the release of his next directorial Tadap, is onboard to direct.
Sultan of Delhi: Ascension spans across five decades and two generations and is a saga of ambition, love, greed, and passion.
The crime fiction narrated the story of the son of a penniless refugee from Lahore who works his way up from being an arms smuggler in Uttar Pradesh to the most influential power broker in Delhi. However, he finds himself in the biggest battle of his life when his past catches up with him.
Luthria, whose filmography includes such blockbusters as Kachche Dhaage (1999), Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), and The Dirty Picture (2011), will commence work on the streaming show right after the release of Tadap. His latest directorial launches action star Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty in Bollywood. Tara Sutaria also stars in the film.
As per reports, Reliance Entertainment is set to bankroll the upcoming show. An official announcement regarding the same is expected to be made soon.
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