Cassian Baliarsingh

Acclaimed filmmaker Siddharth P Malhotra, popularly known for 'We Are Family' and 'Hichki', is all set to make his OTT directorial debut with 'Maharaj', which also marks the acting debut of superstar Aamir Khan's son Junaid Khan.

Taking to his Instagram handle, Siddharth, known for his compelling storytelling and adept direction, unveiled the first poster of his ambitious project. With 'Maharaj', the filmmaker has once again captured the audience's attention as the first look has set the internet on fire as it features Junaid Khan and Jaideep Ahlawat.

Sharing the poster on Instagram, Director Siddharth P Malhotra wrote, “The fight for the truth between a powerful man and a fearless journalist. Based on true events - Maharaj is releasing on 14 June, only on Netflix! My next film as a director please give it all the love ❤️”

Malhotra shared that the film is set in the 1800s and is "inspired by true events".

“It is a film that shows the resilience of human spirit and how a common man could wield the courage to help people around him and thus, help society at large. Get set to get mesmerised into a world of horse drawn carriages, old school printing presses, kaccha roads, beautiful traditions and a man’s will power to do good. We are beyond thrilled to present Maharaj that is set to stream exclusively on Netflix, the world’s biggest streaming platform. A story like this will resonate to audiences globally and Netflix is the perfect platform to take our story to the world,” he mentioned in the post.

Apart from Junaid Khan, the project will also feature Jaideep Ahlawat, Sharvari Wagh and Shalini Pandey in pivotal roles. The film has been written by Vipul Mehta and Sneha Desai.

The unveiling of the first poster has undoubtedly set the stage for a gripping and visually stunning film, marking another milestone in Director Siddharth P Malhotra's illustrious career.

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