Peshwa Bajirao is a new show which is broadcast on SONY TV at 7 30 p.m. Premiering on the 23rd of January 2017, this Indian historical period drama received its inspiration from the amazing film displayed on the silver screen,
Bajirao Mastani. Peshwa Bajirao will display every aspect of Pantpradhan Shreemant Peshwa Bajirao Ballal Batthaji Bhat's life from childhood to adulthood as a warrior who had a passion for fighting, and as a strong character who stood up for what he believed in. Produced by Sphere Origins of Sunjoy Wadhwa, in this epic story the character of Bajirao is played by
Rudra Soni. Manish Wadhwa plays the role of Balaji Vishwanath and Anuja Sathe as Radhabai;they play Bajirao's parents in the show.
The program is set in motion with Radhabai delivering a baby boy and, Balaji Vishwanath and her bring him up with love and affection. Bajirao is depicted to be naughty as a child, who is least interested in his studies. "Master-ji" complains to his mother while she takes the necessary means to punish him. Meanwhile, Balaji arranges a meeting with Kamruddin, who is a part of the Mughal empire. On the other hand, Bajirao was challenged by Nasir, Kamruddin's son, to play tug of war with an elephant. Unable to do so, Bajirao warns Nasir that he too shall take revenge soon. Such is the life of Bajirao, full of challenges and competition. This is what molds him into being amongst the best warriors, and an extraordinary hero. It is mentioned by the British Army Officer Bernard Montgomery, that the Peshwa probably was the finest cavalry general, India has ever seen.
Bajirao was the General to the Army of the fourth Maratha Chhatrapati King, Shahu, until he dies. What makes Bajirao so famous is that he has never lost a battle, in his 20 years of service as a Peshwa. Visually appealing, this TV series has a commendable wardrobe and is not over-done by the costume designers. The set of Shanivarwada is placed in Mumbai and this TV series is also being shot there. An ambitious production of 100 crores, this series is known to have the same budget as the movie produced by Sanja Leela Bhansali, who is well known for his lavish sets and appealing views.The young actor Rudra Soni, claims to have taken inspiration after watching the movie. Ranvir Singh, who played a very strong character on the silver screen seems to have inspired this boy to take on the role, of young Bajirao.