Razia Sultan (TV series)
Razia Sultan is a historical drama serial which aired from Monday to Friday evenings on &TV from 6 March 2015. The main role of empress Razia Sultana is played by Pankhuri Awasthy. The serial is about Razia Sultan (Sultan Razia), the only female ruler of the Delhi Sultanate. It talks about a young lady and her dilemmas with everyday life. The serial was introduced by Shah Rukh Khan as Sutradhar.
Promotional image for Razia Sultan
|Created by||Siddarth Kumar Tewary|
|Written by||Anshuman Sinha|
|Directed by||Mukesh kumar singh |
Arif Ali Ansari
|Creative director(s)||Prakriti Mukherjee |
|Presented by||Swastik Pictures|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||170|
|Producer(s)||Siddarth Kumar Tewary |
Gayatri Gill Tewary
Rahul Kumar Tewary
|Editor(s)||Paresh Shah |
Ayan B Hashmi
|Running time||Approx. 22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Swastik Pictures|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Original release||2 March –|
23 October 2015
The show focuses on the life of Razia Sultan. She was made the ruler by Sultan Iltutmish himself. In spite of having many sons, he felt that Razia would make a more capable ruler. The show later focuses on 13th century India and Razia's struggles and dilemmas as a Sultan, and as a woman in daily life.
- Pankhuri Awasthy as Razia Sultan
- Rohit Purohit as Ikhtiyar ud-din Malik Altunia
- Saurabh Pandey as Jamal-ud-Din Yaqut
- Sooraj Thapar as Shams-ud-din Iltutmish
- Khalida Turi as Qutub Begum
- Mohit Abrol as Nasiruddin Mahmud
- Seema Kapoor as Shamshad Begum (Valide Sultan)
- Sambhavna Seth as Shah Turkan
- Rishima as Kaneez of Shah Turkan
- Ankit Arora as Rukn-ud-din Firuz
- Puja Banerjee as Yasmine-Rukn-ud-din Firuz’s wife and Ala ud din Mausad’s mother.
- Zara Barring as Shazia Begum (New Shazia)
- Dalip Tahil as Maroosh
- Manish Khanna as Taj al-Din Yildiz
- Bhavna Chauhan as Shazia Begum(Old Shazia)
- Praneet Bhat as Kasabi Kalandar Lahori
- Riya Deepsi as Fatima / Fatima Begum (Validah Sultan)
- Himangini Singh Yadu as Uzma Begum (Old Uzma)
- Jaswinder Gardner as Uzma Begum (New Uzma)
- Swati Anand as Nadira Begum
- unknown as Muiz ud din Bahram
- Mandar Jadhav as Iqbal Khan (tafal Sultan)
- Baizad Khan as Nasir ad-Din Qabacha
- Anil Rastogi as Nizamuddin
- Vikram Sharma as Bilal Khan
- Praneet Bhat as Shagird
- Dhruvee Haldankar as Hippie
In Indonesia, the drama premiered on 8 June 2015 dubbed into Indonesian on MNCTV. In Thailand, the drama airs on Zee Nung. Razia Sultan also airs in Pakistan on Geo Kahani. The drama premiered on Malaysian television through TV3 on 31 August 2016 and two episodes is shown per day. It is TV3's first Hindi drama.
In Africa and Mauritius, the show is aired on Zee TV Africa/Mauritius.
In Germany, it is aired on Zee.One.
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