About South's superstar Mammootty, director Jabbar Patel took the biopic of Bhimrao Ambedkar on the big screen 21 years ago. Now an ambitious web series is going to be made on Bhimrao Ambedkar, who was the chairman of the constitution-making committee of the country.
Where To Watch BR Ambedkar Web Series?
This series will be released on OTT named 'Baba Play'. This was announced by the makers of the series on Ambedkar's Parinirvana Divas on Monday.
BR Ambedkar Web Series Cast
In this series, the character of Ambedkar will be played by actor Vikram Gokhale.
On doing this character, actor Vikram Gokhale says, “It is an honor to play the role of one of the most influential figures in India. He is my personal icon and I take the responsibility to do justice to his personality through my work. I am also looking forward to making my mark on OTT.
BR Ambedkar Web Series Title & Story
The web series 'Ambedkar - The Legend' will feature incidents from his life that helped the Maharashtra personality grow into a leader who changed the face of the country.
BR Ambedkar Web Series Director
Sanjeev is also the writer and director of this web series. Jaiswal, who has made films like 'Fareb', 'Anwar', 'Shudra: The Rising' and 'Pranam', says, "Our nation is moving towards a more equitable and inclusive culture. One person started a movement and brought us on this path. As a tribute to their ideologies, we have created India's first social media platform dedicated to Ambedkarites. It will be an instrument of change in a big way. 'Ambedkar - The Legend' is not just an entertainment series, it is a tribute to the greatness of the work of this reformist leader.
Producer of the series, Sanjeev Jaiswal says, Dr. Ambedkar is often referred to as the main architect of the Constitution of India or as a Dalit leader but in reality, he is the face of women's empowerment in India. His work revolutionized equal rights for women in society.
He has played an important role in the discussions leading to independence. He was one of two Dalit representatives chosen by the British to participate in the Round Table Conferences on the Constitutional Status of India in the early 1930s.