Press Release

Life OK teams up with Arvind Babbal Productions to launch the biggest contemporary thriller Mahakumbh- Ek Rahasya, Ek Kahani with Gautam Rode in the lead.

10 December 2014

New Delhi, December 10, 2014: When the world seemed in danger, surrounded with black clouds of despair and destruction, a saviour was born,…Rudra, an ordinary man with extraordinary powers! In the blaze of rage and vengeance, Rudra will unleash the biggest secret of 21st century that was kept hidden for ages and generations. Narrating the untold tale of this biggest Indian legend, Life OK in association with Arvind Babbal Productions is set to launch a contemporary mytho thriller Mahakumbh- Ek Rahasya, Ek Kahani. The show will go on air from December 15, 2014, Monday to Friday 8pm.

Mahakumbh- Ek Rahasya, Ek Kahani will see the handsome and talented actor Gautam Rode as the lead protagonist Rudra in a heroic avatar. With Mahakumbh, the national award winner and veteran actress Seema Biswas will make her television debut. Actors Payal Rajput, Manish Wadhwa, Robin Das, Ketki Dave and child actor Siddharth Nigam will also be seen essaying pivotal roles.

The premise of Mahakumbh- - Ek Rahasya, Ek Kahani revolves around the journey of the enigmatic Rudra (Gautam Rode) who is hit by a life changing catastrophe while in the Kumbh Mela. He separates from his family as a child and meets Udiya baba (Robin Das) who takes him to the Ghats of Varanasi where Maii-Muii (Seema Biswas) protects and raises him. Rudra spends his childhood on the Ghats around the funeral pyres oblivious to the unprecedented powers he possesses. But he eventually discovers his purpose of existence that will lead him to the secret of Mahakumbh.

Commenting on the show,Life OK’s spokespersonsaid, “With our latest offering, Mahakumbh, we aim to recreate the same magic by introducing the first ever contemporary mytho thriller on Indian Television, the biggest Indian legend untold and Rudra, the next Indian superhero.  Shot across the world, from Poland to the Ghats of Varanasi and Mumbai, packed with breath-taking stunts, advanced technology and intriguing storyline, Mahakumbh will be a visual treat for our audiences. As we celebrate the channel’s third anniversary, we aim to continue to amaze our viewers with more inspiring, thrilling and entertaining content.”

Excited about the show, producer Arvind Babbal said, “Mahakumbh is an effort to revive the genre of fictional fantasies on Indian television by introducing a contemporary mytho thriller genre. Life OK was the best pick as it is known for its differentiated and innovative content. Mahakumbh is a unique property with superlative characters and with this show we intend to scale up the fiction genre to another level.”

Mahakumbh- Ek Rahasya, Ek Kahani is shot against the beautiful locales of Varanasi and Allahabad lending its authenticity to the story. Extending its reach internationally, the show is also shot in the magnificent panoramas of Poland. With an overview of Mahakumbh, the show promises to bring a paradigm shift in the TV content viewing amidst the existing shows.  Backed by superior action sequences and high end graphics, Mahakumbh will get you to travel back in time and bring you closer to the world of fantasy and adventure.

Watch the biggest contemporary mytho thriller of Indian television Mahakumbh- Ek Rahasya and Kahani starting December 15, 2014, Monday to Friday 8pm on Life OK 

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