Veteran Actor Raza Murad to turn Narrator aka Sutradhaar for Star Plus’s upcoming show ‘Vidrohi’


Star Plus is all ready to launch the period drama ‘Vidrohi’, an untold story from the Pre-Independence Era featuring ‘Freedom Fighter Baxi Jagabandhu’ and ‘Female Warrior Princess Kalyani’. The star cast of the show is thronged with passionate actors who have gone to quite the extent to efficiently be able to play their respective characters, which is also evident in the promos. The show has become the talk of the town, given how it is an untold story from Odisha, more so as it is also the story of the first people’s revolt against the British in India. And to narrate such a larger-than-life story, a voice of substance was the need of the hour, and who better than legendary actor ‘Raza Murad’ to play the part!

Raza Murad has left a lasting impression on the audience with not only his acting but also his voice. He has always managed to steal the hearts of the audience with his screen timings. His style, accent, and mannerisms have set many benchmarks in Bollywood. The 70-year-old actor has delivered numerous films, from comedy to action. But not only his presence, sometimes his voice, too, has turned out to be the highlight of a film. He has previously played Jalal-Ud-Din Khalji in the period drama ‘Padmavat’. Here’s another period drama, ‘Vidrohi’, a Star Plus show that he will be a part of as a narrator this time! He is expected to be the narrator, introducing the audience to the story and the world of Baxi Jagbandhu, Radhamani & Rajkumari Kalyani.

Speaking of playing the narrator, veteran actor Raza Murad says, “I am more than pleased to have the honor to narrate such an inspiring story out of our rich history that people have never really heard of. This story is sure to inspire the patriot in you and teleport you to the golden era. The show highlights the unknown history of India and given the bravery Jagabandhu has shown and the sacrifices that he has had to make to gain freedom is what people need to know. It is due to freedom fighters like Jagbandhu that we breathe the air we breathe and live the way we do. Their valour and sacrifices should forever be admired. Not only him, but the characters of Radhamani and Kalyani are also to be looked up to, given their grace and fearlessness. One can rightly say the show all in all is highly motivating. I am delighted to introduce a show and the key reason for me to associate with the show is that I could instantly relate to the characters. As a sutradhaar (narrator), it’s my privilege to lend my voice in a way that ties that story together; it’s been a truly unique experience. I think this story will inspire people & bring forth that untold part of History. I am grateful to the makers of the show for having faith in me and giving me a chance to narrate the greatest tale of all times. I am also grateful to Star Plus for showcasing the show and motivating viewers during these trying times.”

The esteemed actor’s narration for the show is something we are all looking forward to and cannot wait to see how it plays simultaneously alongside this great story of heroism.

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