Huma Qureshi Starrer Maharani: SonyLIV’s newest project Maharani stars Huma Qureshi in the main role and is a political drama based in the 90s Bihar. The show is created by Subhash Kapoor and is a multi-season series based on the life of a female politician.
The filming for the show is complete. Huma Qureshi has gone through a major transformation as she can be seen in a no-makeup look for the role of a housewife who later becomes a politician. As the show has made the audiences curious about its plot and execution, let’s have a look at the cast, story, and the release date of the show Maharani.
Leila star Huma Qureshi will be seen in the lead role of Rani Bharti, and Sohum Shah will play the role of Bihar’s Chief Minister and Bharti’s husband. Apart from the main roles, other supporting characters will be played by Pramod Pathak, Amit Sial, Inaam UI, and Kani Kusruti. The show is created by Shubhash Kapoor and directed by Karan Sharma and is produced by Naren Kumar and Dimple Kharbanda.
The plot revolves around Rani Bharti, who is the wife of Bheema Yadav, the Chief Minister of Bihar. Bharti’s life changes when she is announced as the next Chief Minister. The show portrays how a woman handles the responsibilities of a state as the Chief Minister with conspiracy around her.
The inspiration for the show is reportedly taken from 90s Bihar when Lalu Prasad Yadav was the Chief Minister and announced his wife Rabri Devi to be his successor. Rabri Devi then went on to serve three consecutive terms as the Chief Minister of Bihar.
The show is set to release in May 2021 and will be available for streaming on SonyLIV. The official date of the release has not been declared yet but it is expected to come out by the last week of May.
A teaser for the series was released on Friday, April 9 2021 in which we can see a female leader who comes to power after beating all the odds. The trailer has caught the eyes of the audiences and had made the show one of the most anticipated shows in the first half of the year.
Huma Qureshi is impressive in the short teaser. The trailer of the show is yet to be released.