Buddha is a mythological drama on Zee TV produced by B. K Modi. The show airs from 8 September 2013 on Sunday at 11:00 am. The programme stars Kabir Bedi as the main character, Gautam Buddha. The story of the serial is based on life of Gautam Buddha that shows how a prince became a Buddha who was born in Kapilvastu, Lumbini, Nepal.
|Country of origin||Nepal|
|No. of episodes||Upcoming|
|Producer(s)||B. K. Modi|
|Running time||1 hour|
|Original channel||Zee TV|
|Original airing||8 September 2013|
Spice Studio’s mega project Buddha which was to be made into a film is now being produced as a mega tele serial.
It is one of the most ambitious Indian projects which had Shekhar Kapur and Ashutosh Gowariker working on the research and script development
It will be aired on Zee TV having around 50 episodes.
The series will be a bio pic of one of the greatest Indian personalities ever, Buddha. It is based on the historical facts and will tell the story of prince Siddharth and his dramatic transition into Buddha.
Buddha will be produced at a mega scale involving authentic recreation of the period details. Each episode has been planned as a one hour film.
“Spice Studios is committed to make Buddha. We know that its not easy to make something of this significance and scale. Now we have the benefit of years of research on the subject. We realized that the scope of television today is larger than films and we wanted Buddha to reach out to the largest number of people possible. Only can give us that reach. Big names have contributed to this project and finally we are able to make it happen. ” Says BK Modi.